Our authors

Please meet our authors.

Our extensive network of writers, contributing consultants, journalists and editors allows us to offer our readers, reliable and up-to-date information on all kinds of matters relevant to internationals living in the Netherlands.

Stephanie Dijkstra

Editor in Chief

Edith van Ruitenbeek

Lawyer & Mediator

Yolanda Bokhorst


Chris Smit

Global Culture Coach

Gregory Shapiro

Writer, Host, Comedian

Shirley Agudo

Author Photographer

Willemijn van Oppen

Principal of Educaide

Jacob Vossestein

Cross-Cultural Author

Henk Jansen

Mortgage Specialist

Kees de Graaf

Tax advisor at BDO

Robin Schalekamp

Partner at BDO

Deborah Valentine

Executive Director at ACCESS

Han van der Horst


Anne Parker

Author, Trainer

Diane Lemieux

Author, Journalist

Robin Pascoe

Editor of DutchNews.nl

Jan Vincent Meertens

Intercultural Business Coach

Phoebe Young

Content Editor at XPAT.NL

Connie Moser

Journalist – Copywriter – Editor

Patrick Rovers

Immigration Specialist

Liane van de Vrugt


Annebet van Mameren

Chief Navigator at New2nl

Monique Brans

Owner at Quality Rentals

Han Dou

Social Media Manager at XPAT.NL