What I can do for you

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Things on my Resumé

Here's a little bit from my CV. Feel free to send me a message for my full resumé or visit my LinkedIn-profile


I studied in Italy for a while, drank a lot of coffees and learned a lot about public affairs, communications and la dolce vita

Selfdriving Car

I helped out the Connecting Mobility program and brought the self-driving car in the Netherlands a bit closer


I designed a trendwatching method for ICTU and carried out their first trend-analysis focusing at developments such as Big Data, IoT and Smart Cities

Hobbies include:

Travelling, football, politics, history, cooking, eating, good jazz, films and a little party every now and then

Diplomas and Degrees

Masters in IT-management and Public Administration, a Political Science bachelor, some good times abroad, and a good bit of Business Administration


WordPress, Google Analytics, Webdesign, Content Marketing, Social Media tools, Public Speaking, Blogging, Prince2, Online Publishing


Abuzer’s articles

Three ways the Dutch are rethinking traffic

Yes yes, I can hear you thinking on the other end of that internet signal “The Dutch are rethinking traffic? Surely they’re still stuck in the era of canals and mass-cycling?”   But no people, these stereotypes are antiquated, not only have we entertained ourselves the past couple of years with some trafficjams and high-speed train projects seriously gone wrong.

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Three Ways the Dutch are Innovating with Renewable Energy

A month ago I wrote this entry about how the Dutch were rethinking traffic. It had it all, art/cycling and smart solutions to old problems. And that’s just what the Dutch energy sector needs as well. Because if you came here for solely a ‘goednieuwsverhaal’ than you’re in the wrong place. How the Dutch are playing their energy game right

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Three Marvelous Innovations in the Smart City of Rotterdam

Once the largest port of the whole world, Rotterdam is now reinventing itself as an innovative and up-and-coming hotspot of Western Europe. You couldn't have missed awesome buildings like the Markthal, the massive 'De Rotterdam' and its grand futuristic Central Station. Buildings like these are only part of the vibe that propelled Rotterdam to the top of listicles by the

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Others about Abuzer

Enough about myself, here are some other people about me

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Online advice and innovation

Abuzer really helped getting our message of innovation and public-private approach out there online

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Sohela El Messaoudi

Trendwatching (and good fun)

He really delivered with his trendwatching method at ICTU, and also great times working with him!

Sohela El MessaoudiICTU
Sophie Boisvert

Digital Marketing

I loved working with Abuzer on DutchReview, he has excellent digital media skills!

Sophie BoisvertDutchReview
Jacques Smeets

Good guy, great website

25th March 2014

I liked working with him at PBLQ, but I love this website he has built for me

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  • DutchReview
  • Connecting Mobility
  • PBLQ
  • ICTU
  • Inspectie van het Onderwijs
  • Naturalis
  • ProDemos
  • Universiteit Leiden

Hi I’m Abuzer van Leeuwen

Welcome to my website! My name is Abuzer van Leeuwen, born in ’84 in Rotterdam, living in Leiden, usually working somewhere on the trainline between Amsterdam and Rotterdam (and occasionally Utrecht). Since you’ve scrolled all the way to the end of this site you’ve seen a fair bit of my stuff. Want to start a project or just have coffee and a chat? Feel free to contact me!


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  • RT @Dutchreviewing: It's a busy, fun and international day here at @PLNT_Leiden as students from all over Europe are here to participate in…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 17 days ago
  • @bencoates1 No worries Ben. Dutch doctors will cure this instantly with paracetamol!

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 25 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: "Light means life to me. And communication. It provides a language to bring people have to see it to und…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 31 days ago
  • At DutchReview I only cover the most important news, story of 2020 already right here :

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 33 days ago
  • RT @freya_sawbridge: "The specialness of #Erasmus (contrary to what the Erasmus press office might promote) rests on the unrivalled freedom…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 33 days ago
  • @sjoerdmossou Voor iedereen; A most violent year - staat volgens mij net op Netflix. Vies NY in de jaren 80, je kent het wel, genieten.

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 34 days ago
  • @jelmerbrouwer @JoannevdLeun @PatrickvanBerlo @MariankaBrouwer Rolt zo m'n timeline in, gefeliciteerd dude!

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 38 days ago
  • Getting tired of mailchimp - pricey and nothing appeals to me there. Name me another newsletter program that's chea…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 38 days ago
  • @NLinNY @NOS Nice that they're doing this in English as well, only available in getrevue form or also in a url somewhere @NOS ?

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 39 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: BOOM AND BREAKING! For all those that can't stand the firework situation on NYE here, it looks like that's a thing of t…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 39 days ago
  • @ditisdesteven Congrats! Laten we eens een bakkie doen want met al die dingen houd ik mij ook bezig 🙂

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 45 days ago
  • Shit, hoopte dat hij onsterfelijk zou zijn. Zijn jazzcompilaties zijn verantwoordelijk voor een jarenlange verslavi…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 60 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: Are you a top-notch, fresh-faced writer looking for a new home? #writingjobs #dutchinternship

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 61 days ago
  • RT @freya_sawbridge: "Over the last few years, the approach has been changing. Instead of trying to keep water out, architects in the Nethe…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 67 days ago
  • @Singelpark @PLNT_Leiden @bastiaanderoo Heee, mijn foto!

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 68 days ago
  • RT @robindelange: Meer dan 75 aanmeldingen om DigiDocent te worden! We krijgen veel enthousiaste reacties van leerlingen en leerkrachten.…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 73 days ago
  • RT @bencoates1: Neat little @Dutchreviewing unroll of my wildly popular and unpopular Dutch-people-are-rude thread from last week: https:/…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 74 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: We've scoured for the best of the best Dutch tiny homes and found out what it's like. 🏠 #tinyhouse #tinyhouemovement ht…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 98 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: BOOM! Money well spent? #tourism #netherlands

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 101 days ago
  • An excellent longread and overview of the recent 'surge' of protests in the Netherlands and protest culture in the…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 116 days ago


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