Lucas De Man

CEO at New Heroes & Biobased Creations

Multitalented Lucas De Man is a creator, presenter, theatre maker, director, and entrepreneur.
Lucas De Man graduated from KULeuven with a Masters in Literature in 2004. After that, he attended the Amsterdam University of the Arts (NL) and won the Matthijs Prize (NL 2007) and the Young Talent Award from Theater aan Zee (BE 2007) before graduating in 2008.  
In his final year and together with Wouter Goedheer and Bas Van Rijnsoever, he founded Company New Heroes, a professional creative company, specialized in storytelling and imagination. They enable artistic projects all over the world with a network of freelance creatives from all disciplines. In 2019 Lucas, Wouter and designer Pascal Leboucq founded a second organization called Biobased Creations, a design studio for artistic practice with nature and natural materials. Their art installations ‘The Growing Pavilion’ and ‘The Exploded View Beyond Building’ travelled around the world. 
Next to his job as director of New Heroes and Biobased Creations, Lucas works as a (Tv) host and speaker. He presents several art shows on Dutch national television for AVROTROS and VPRO. He is a frequently asked host or speaker for events such as TedX Amsterdam, YPO year conference, Design Indaba, Dutch Design Week, ELIA, Y20, BODW Hong Kong, Tomorrowland and many more.

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