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Kris Naudts

Kris Naudts trained as a medical doctor and psychiatrist in Belgium and the UK, and began his career in academic psychiatry at the prestigious Institute of Psychiatry at King’s College, London. He later became medical director at a private psychiatric hospital.

Naudts holds five degrees – in medicine, general and forensic psychiatry and psychology, and a PhD in neuroscience. He founded Culture Trip to pursue his passion for entrepreneurship, culture and creativity. After several years of bootstrapping, he raised more than $100m in funding to propel Culture Trip into its next phase of growth. When not working, you can find him reading, travelling or in a theatre, jazz club or art gallery.