Johan holds degrees in journalism and communication science, history and international relations. From 2003 to 2005, he worked as a print journalist at Naspers media in South Africa, covering crime and criminal court proceedings.
In 2011, he obtained his Master’s degree from the University of Amsterdam, where he continued working for several years as a senior communications adviser, press officer and chief speechwriter for the UvA Executive Board. Johan joined the Netherlands eScience Center in June 2019.
- Corporate communications
- Media relations
- Corporate storytelling
- Speech writing