Originally from The Netherlands, Maggy moved to London to complete her MA in Writing For Stage and Broadcast Media at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. She spent a few years freelancing and selling Häagen-Dazs in West End theatres until she became the Social Media Editor for BuzzFeed. She worked at BBC Studios and now works for Netflix.
Maggy has been writing about mental health for five years, predominantly on BuzzFeed. She helped the BBC launch their 1in4 campaign during their mental health season. Her first book, REMEMBER THIS WHEN YOU’RE SAD, a memoir of mental illness, was published by Blink (Bonnier) in January 2018.