Leander has been employed as a Junior Consultant at Publyon since 2022, having previously done an internship here. Leander does monitoring and advises clients from various sectors, with a prime focus on the policy areas tech and digitalisation. He has been seconded to a large tech client for a longer period and is a member of the Tech team.
He completed the master’s degree in History: Politics, Culture and National Identities at Leiden University. For his thesis, he delved into the history of the prime minister’s ‘bonus’, the advantage that a prime minister may have at election time. Before his master’s degree, Leander completed his bachelor’s degree in History and Film and Literature Studies at Leiden University. During his studies, he was a member of various committees, councils and boards at the Faculty of Humanities and the History Study Association. He also did an internship at ProDemos.
Leander was part of the campaign team for D66 Zuid-Holland for the provincial elections in 2023. In addition to an exceptionally strong interest in everything related to politics, he is also a passionate film buff. In his spare time he likes to go to the cinema and go running.