Tjeerd Royaards

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, De Pers and De Volkskrant, German newspapers Handelsblatt and Hannoversche Allgemeine, Swiss weekly Weltwoche, French weekly Courrier International and Presseurop.

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, and a member of the Board of Advisors of Cartoonists Rights Network International.