Tomas Vanheste (Oostende, 1968) studied applied mathematics and philosophy of science, technology and society at the University of Twente. In 1996 he published his PhD-thesis in the history of science. He worked as an editor for De Bezige Bij, a major Dutch publishing house. From 2004 until 2013 he was a journalist for the Dutch opinion weekly Vrij Nederland. There he specialized in science journalism. In August 2014 he started to work for De Correspondent, an online journalistic platform that came into being after the world record in crowd funding for journalism. He is “Correspondent Europe between power and imagination”. On the one hand he tries to find out how the power game between EU member states, European Commission and European Parliament works. On the other hand he searches for new ideas for European renewal.
You can find all of his contributions to Spotlight Europe here. For more information about Tomas visit his Twitter account and his personal profile on the website of De Correspondent.