Ted recently finished his Bachelor's degree at King's College London where he studied philosophy, specialising in 19th and 20th century philosophy and the philosophy of psychology. While at university, he co-wrote an article for the peer reviewed journal Neuroethics about free will and addiction. Before going to university, Ted followed an orientation year at the Gerrit Rietveld academy in Amsterdam. It is his ambition to translate his academic interests into the medium of radio or video documentary. He grew up in the Netherlands and was raised bilingually in both Dutch and English.