Sven Gellens works as a researcher on the philosophy of Nietzsche, Merleau-Ponty and themes in 19th century and contemporary biological and cultural evolution at Ghent University (Belgium). He studied Philosophy in Ghent, Louvain and Nijmegen (Netherlands). He currently works on the reconstruction of embodiment - Einverleibung in German - in Nietzsche's genealogical writings: a model of transformational evolution that integrates biological and cultural information.
Between 2008-2016 he worked for years as a secondary school teacher, lector and researcher in different teacher educations. Over the years 2016-2019 he developed the active citizenship curriculum and coordinated the implementation of the associated emancipatory didactics for secondary education for the GO! Education in Flanders. Currently, as senior consultant and head of the academy Benelux at Threon, he supervises the acceleration of competence development and realisation of value by individuals, teams and organisations.