Tom has a background in Islamic Studies and International Affairs. He has worked in Brussels, Berlin, Cairo, and Ramallah. Today he writes fiction in his native Dutch and in English. He translates from a handful of languages, and blogs on a bevy of topics including but not limited to the Middle East, democracy, exo-politics, technology, and renewable energy.
He has published two novels:
“Sinai” 2011, Make Shift Publishing
“De Kansmachine” 2014, WPG Manteau