Tjeerd Royaards


Tjeerd Royaards

Ambassador of the 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 various newspapers, magazines and websites in the Netherlands, Europe and around the world. 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 Editor-in-Chief of Cartoon Movement, a global platform for editorial cartoons and comics journalism. He is also on the Board of Advisors of Cartoonists Rights Network International and a member of Cartooning for Peace.