Paulo de Tiege has a BA (cum laude) in English Language and Culture, and an MA (cum laude) in Literary and Cultural Studies, both from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Professionally, he is the Chair of an Examination Committee at NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands, where he oversees the quality of examinations and certifications of the Hospitality Management Program. Aside from this, he supervises bachelor theses for that program.

He enjoys learning about a wide variety of topics, and frequently takes on new projects. Currently, he is in the process of learning Python programming, electronics, and the daily use of Linux.