Alexander Verbeek Joins Kaleidoskope Travel as Director of Sustainability + Planet Culture

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As a Dutch environmentalist, writer, public speaker, and an independent advisor on global issues related to climate, security, water, food, energy and resources, Mr. Verbeek will advise and write content designed to inform the travel audience about sustainability.

Mr. Verbeek is a Dutch environmentalist, writer, public speaker, and an independent advisor on global issues related to climate, security, water, food, energy and resources. He collaborates with governments, businesses, think tanks and civil society agencies to create solutions for the challenges of the 21st century.

Mr. Verbeek served as a Lieutenant in the Royal Netherlands Navy from (1990-1991) and was a diplomat for the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1992 until 2016 he has worked on international security, humanitarian and geopolitical risk issues, and the linkage to the earth's accelerating environmental crisis. Mr. Verbeek developed the inaugural Planetary Security Initiative in 2015 then led the team from 2016 until 2018 as Chairman of the Board of Advisors. Currently, Alexander is Policy Director at the Environment & Development Resource Centre (EDRC) in Brussels.

He is a World Fellow at Yale University, and has been a Visiting Fellow at Uppsala University for the Department of Peace and Conflict Research and a Fellow of the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce). While he worked in Stockholm, Sweden, he was an Associate at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and at the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). He teaches at the Geneva Center for Security Policy where he is an Associate Fellow. He has been a keynote speaker on many platforms in both the public and academic arenas.

Mr. Verbeek will contribute his unique expertise to amplify the message of Sustainability and Planetary Issues to further educate and inform the audiences of over 25,000+ Kaleidoscope Magazine dedicated readers and travelers. As editor of the popular newsletter THE PLANET (theplanet.substack.com) Mr. Verbeek will both share and create featured content on the issues of Sustainability and Travel for Kaleidoscope Magazine. Addressing climate change and biodiversity loss is a first step in educating the public. Kaleidoscope Travel also has a philanthropic agenda that aligns with the challenges that many places around the world face. To reach out to Alexander Verbeek and Subscribe to the Planet Here

About Kaleidoscope Travel:

The vision for Kaleidoskope Travel Magazine and Travel Media Agency combines sustainable travel practices and fundraising for issues around the world affected by a rapidly changing planet. Tablet Hotels/Michelin Guide and Small Luxury Hotels of the World recently launched sustainable hotel collections and join Kaleidoskope as partners. “Kaleidoskope began with the idea of joining together a community of mindful travelers. Educating our audiences about the planet with the help of Mr. Verbeek’s world class expertise will bring value to our customers and to the travel industry (Pikke Allen, CCO).

Ms. Allen creates Paris stories at the blog The Paris Adventuress and a podcast The Paris Adventuress ANCHOR at Spotify where she interviews guests with a special connection to Paris.

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