Karwansaray is a Dutch publishing company with an international outlook. Below is the list of people who keep Karwansaray running.
Rolof van Hövell tot Westerflier - CEO/Publisher
Rolof is especially interested in our book division and oversees planning and development. He has a LLM and MA degree from the University of Leiden, as well as a degree in comparative law (MCL) from Columbia University.
Jasper Oorthuys - Managing director and editor of Ancient Warfare magazine
Jasper is the founding editor of Ancient Warfare magazine and publisher of Karwansaray's magazines. Together with Rolof, he coordinates the production of all publications and oversees the day to day operation of the company from its offices in Zutphen. Jasper is a historian by trade and an expert in all things related to the ancient Roman navy. He completed his Master's degree at Radboud University, Nijmegen.
Josho Brouwers - Editor Ancient History magazine
Josho is the editor of Ancient History magazine. Josho has both a Master’s degree and a PhD in archaeology, both completed at the VU University Amsterdam. His PhD thesis was published by Karwansaray as Henchmen of Ares (2013).
Peter Konieczny - Editor Medieval Warfare magazine
Peter Konieczny has Master’s degrees in History and Library Science from the University of Toronto. He is also the website editor for De Re Militari: The Society for Medieval Military History. In 2008, Peter founded Medievalists.net. He lives in Toronto, Canada. You can follow him on Twitter.
Guy Bowers - Editor Wargames, Soldiers & Strategy magazine
As editor of Wargames, Soldiers & Strategy, Guy probably gets to have more fun with his job than anyone else – how many of us can combine our hobby with our work? As he lives in England, Guy does most of his work at home, making only occasional jaunts to Zutphen. However, he is always with us in spirit (and on Skype). He is a graduate of the Churston Ferrers Grammar School in Brixham.
Mats Elzinga - Creative strategist
Mats is a strange breed, a thinker and ideas person positioned somewhere between a planner, a designer, a copywriter, and a researcher. He is concerned with establishing the long-term direction of Karwansaray Publishers, combining a range of media techniques and tools into an integrated approach best suited to the client’s needs. He has a B.Des. degree from Hanze UAS.
Christy Beall - Graphic designer
Christy is the on-site graphic designer at Karwansaray Publishers. She does the layout for all four of our magazines and most recent books. Her other responsibilities include web design, order fullfillment, customer service and administrative work. In her spare time, she runs the YouTube channel for Wargames, Soldiers & Strategy. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Studio Art from Denison University.
Jack - Moral support & document shredder
Jack is a Chocolate Labrador. He is owned by Christy and Jasper and spends most days at the office when they are also there. He is always available to cheer up the other staff or help destroy important documents. He has completed his puppy obedience course at the dog club in Zutphen.