Jan-Olav ''Joe'' Spiekermann is a Security and Safety Consultant of German, Danish, French and Swedish ancestry who resides in Kiel, the capital of Schleswig-Holstein. Born in 1991, he attended school in the Hanseatic City of Lübeck. After that, he studied in Marburg, Altenholz (near Kiel) and Lübeck.
He is involved in micronationalism as a Diplomat of the Principauté de Bérémagne (Canada / France) and the Karno-Ruthenian Empire (Brazil). The United States Transhumanist Party appointed him as Advisor on Seasteads and Micronations. Mr. Spiekermann served as a nonpartisan of local parliamentary committees and as an electoral assistant. He currently studies law in Hamburg and is running as an independent candidate for mayor in a small town in Lower Saxony. He is also Ambassador of the Republic of Užupis.
Having lived close to the sea for most of his life, he supports the idea of seasteading, because he believes that seasteading is the best way to create better, more humane, peaceful and sustainable forms of human coexistence.