Royaards is the editor-in-chief of Cartoon Movement, a global platform of 500 editorial cartoonists and comics journalists who aim a spotlight of critical thinking across the world on those in power.
His work appears regularly on Joop, a progressive Dutch website, and in Dutch newspapers and is distributed internationally by the New York Times Syndicate. He has been published by CNN, The Guardian, Der Spiegel, Le Monde, Courrier International, Ouest-France, France 24, Internazionale and Politico Europe.
In 2014, Royaards received a Citation for Excellence from the United Nations. He is a member of Cartooning for Peace and serves on the board of advisors of Cartoonists Rights Network International.