Jean-Philippe Kalthof


He has a BA in history and a MSc in European politics and external relations. Through studying history he has learned to place small events into larger context, his master has taught him to apply this to politics and the world. He is curious by nature which has led him to travel the world and undertake an exchange in the United States.

He has completed an internship at ChinaEU in Brussels, where I developed good relations and an in-depth understanding of China, the European Union, and Public Affairs. After this internship he started working as a junior consultant at Synthetron. His tasks include moderating online dialogues, analysis, writing reports, giving advice on GDPR, and managing the Synthetron website.

In his free time he is an enthusiastic kick-boxer and swimmer, he enjoys hanging out with friends, and he volunteers as a fundraiser at a local charity that provides refugees with a safe-haven and education.

Fields of expertise

  • Analysis
  • Moderating of online dialogues
  • Writing
  • Communication
  • GDPR


  • Dutch (native)
  • English (fluent)
  • French (basic)
  • German (basic)