Michiel graduated from Rotterdam University with a Masters in Finance & Investments. Working for the EU Chamber of Commerce in Chongqing, China, and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in Amsterdam, Michiel enjoyed abundant exposure to the Chinese European business environment. His personal experiences of cultural differences between China and Europe inspired him to start the 'Kicking Cultures' project. Through sports he is trying to connect China and Europe. For more information please visit www.kickingcultures.com!