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Ger serves as the treasurer of our foundation since its inception in 2008. After having lived in the Caribbean island of Curaçao for a few years during his childhood, he studied Journalism at the University of Technology of Utrecht and Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Amsterdam. For the past decade Ger has worked as a freelance (science) journalist for various journals, magazines and newspapers, including Managementboek Magazine, MindOpen, Vrij Nederland, Volkskrant Magazine en NRC Handelsblad. He is also the co-founder of De Vrije Werkplek (The Free Working Place), a collective of creative freelancers who share a working space in the heart of Amsterdam.
In more recent years Ger has started working as a lecturer and researcher at the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies of the University of Amsterdam. There, he is currently writing a monograph on the subject of nerves of steel and several handbooks on interdisciplinary learning and teaching.