Staff Listing

Without our team of talented and dedicated knights, Knights of Academia would not be possible! Read on to learn a bit more about them…


The Guardians and Helpers form the council on KOA that aims to fulfill a number of different tasks. Guardians are the more visible of the two, providing front line support for members, moderation and contributing to community-oriented projects.

Discord Username: Alex
Favourite Book: Zero to One by Peter Thiel

The world is wide open, and your reality is fully malleable. Alex works hard to share this truth with the world around him. He is the founder of KOA, and works with one of the best teams on this earth to spread a bit of light into this world. Thank you for joining us, and Carpe Diem!

Discord Username: cosmicdev
Favourite Book: What If? by Randall Munroe

I’m a front-end web developer based in the southern US! Currently in high school working on a variety of hobbies including programming, 3D printing and content creation. One of my favorite things to talk about is psychology and religion, and I hope to pursue a computer engineering degree in the future.

Discord Username: Cka
Favourite Book: Any of the works by Edgar Allan Poe

Amy is from the UK. A mother of two wildlings and as such, an outdoors advocate.Loves to learn all topics: music, languages, yoga, crafts. on a quest to be a polymath. a creative soul that seeks to sustain that spark. mesmerised by mythology and history alike, self confessed chocoholic.

Discord Username: beardshrimp
Favourite Book:  Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

 Simone is a cat-loving gamer from Sweden. In love with languages, programming and difficult video-games she likes fika (a Swedish kind of social coffee break) and having interesting conversations. Words to live by: No problem is unsolvable, as long as there is coffee.

Discord Username: GILG4MESH
Favourite Book: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy by J. R. R. Tolkien

Sam is from the southestern US, and loves to spend time outdoors hikng with his wife and two boys. He has the heart to help wherever he is and utilizes his diverse work experience to help people experience the world in a brighter way. Whether it is web design, art, or conversation, his positive attitude exudes in all he does.

Department Heads

COTW Manager: Kugoi
Book of the Month: Ankle
Events Manager: 
KOA International: Simone
Head of R&D: Debashis
Head of Design Team: Sam
Website Manager

Sector Leaders

The Arts: Position Open
Sector Hand: Position Open!
STEM: Christina
Computer Science: Spidi
Sector Hand: Position Open
Hustle ‘n’ Bustle: Mariel
Sector Hand: Position Open
Wellness: Ankle
Sector Hand: Ollie
Academics: Zach
Sector Hand: Position Open

Website Team

Editors: Moon, Omega
Writers: Jason, Selectric, Peyton Rose, Chi Chi, Amy, Cosmic
Narrators: Omega, Dawn, Amy
Sound Engineer: Dawn
Designers: Omega, Julie-Anne

Engineering Team

Head of Department: Debashis

Debashis, Nathan, Chloe, Colin, Tener, Zach

Design Team

Head of Department: Sam

Design Team:
Sam, Loose Racoon, Hiraeth, Einad, Lady Val

Clan Leaders

The Round Table: Bendre
Bards of Academia: position open!
The Fiction Faction: Zachary
The Gathering: Hikikomori
The Clockwork Knights: Stoneybaby
The Silver Tongues: theamazingsplit
The Students: Colin
The Wolf Pack: QueenWolf


Head of Department: Simone


Event Managers:
Ismael Cesar
Speckled Jim