Tjeerd Royaards - Netherlands
Tjeerd Royaards is a Dutch editorial cartoonist living in Amsterdam.
He has worked as a cartoonist for over ten years, ever since getting a master’s degree in Political Science at the University of Amsterdam.
His work has appeared in Dutch dailies NRC Next and De Volkskrant, German newspaper Handelsblatt, French weeklyaCourrier International and online at the Washington Post and the Guardian.
In 2010, Tjeerd received a Citation for Excellence in the United Nations Political Cartoon Award, and in 2014, he won 2nd prize at Press Cartoon Europe.
Tjeerd is also Editor-in-Chief of Cartoon Movement, and a member of the Board of Advisors of Cartoonists Rights Network International.