Gijsbregt is co founder of "de Buik", one of the Netherlands most influential food platforms. For more than 10 years he has worked as a trend watcher, an expert and story teller in the world of food. He is a former professional cross country skier and journalist.
Gijsbregt has worked for many multinationals in building online communities on platforms on a diversity of topics, such as sports, festivals, urban areas and food. He co founded several online publications of which de Buik is the most famous. The communities he has built over the last 15 years have reached and engaged millions of people.
Former pro athlete and prize winning marketeer
In the 90s Gijsbregt was a professional cross country skier and after that he worked on the (digital) media side of sports and food for more than two decades. Prizes in several industries and for many of my platforms have been awarded to him. In 2010 he was granted the title "Online media man of the year" and his food platform de Buik won the award for best website of the year in 2018.
He is a regular guest on radio and TV and has been asked to state his opinion on many TV programs, articles in print and online. Also he is a jury member in the world of food, hospitality and sports.