Before his time at the ECF, Stijn worked as a market analyst for a consulting firm in Berlin and, briefly, as an English teacher in Moscow.
He holds a Masters in Global Governance and International Affairs from the University of Gent and an LL.M. in International and European Law from the University of Brussels. Stijn is Belgian, originally from Bruges, and a native Dutch speaker. He speaks English fluently, has a good understanding of French and German and is in the process of learning Russian.