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D&AD Festival Speaker Interview: Mark van der Heijden

Mark van der Heijden worked in advertising in Amsterdam for seven years, including as a copywriter at LEMZ, advertising instructor at the JUNIOR* Academy, and board member of Dutch Young Creatives. In January 2014, Mark waved goodbye to his job(s) and hit the world as ‘The Backpacker Intern’, helping out agencies, brands and charities in exchange for room and board. 

This interview took place ahead of his appearance at the inaugural D&AD Festival where he spoke about his incredible journey and what he learned by saying yes.

Mark van der Heijden Wanderbrief D&AD Festival

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