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Things on my Resumé

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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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  • Hoe is het zo mis kunnen gaan in Nederland qua snelheid, besluiten rondom boosters en gewoon eens doorpakken? Wat z…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 15 hours ago
  • @Markla94 Het zit tegen criminele nalatigheid aan deze politieke incompetentie. Enig idee waarom dit weer allemaal zo ellendig traag gaat?

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 15 hours ago
  • Anyways, for all the internationals here wondering what Dutch twitter is all about...

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 4 days ago
  • "We hebben vast fouten gemaakt, ik loop daar niet voor weg en neem de verantwoordelijkheid" Anyways... *switched…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 5 days ago
  • Gênant, en al 2 jaar kijken we toe hoe Rutte en co alles verprutsen met uitzondering van de economie. Wat een debac…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 5 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: The measures have LEAKED. 💧

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 5 days ago
  • Gewoon weer niet goed voorbereid of nagedacht. De Jonge en Rutte zouden moeten aftreden hierom, maar zijn al afgetr…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 5 days ago
  • Nederland en the NeverEnding story of achterlijke adviezen van de koekenbakkers in onze gezondheidsraad Part XXVII…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 6 days ago
  • RT @PieceJake: Stadium #deKuip has been located in #RotterdamZuid since 1937 but was nearly torn down by the German occupiers. The #Rotter

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 8 days ago
  • @PieceJake Whoa, any other ones of The Kuip coming up?

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 8 days ago
  • Politie kan geeneens de straten controleren op weekendavonden en het halve korps mariniers snuift zichzelf gek op C…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 8 days ago
  • Zo'n 10 jaar geleden was Shell nog een geliefde plek om te mogen werken en nu het toonbeeld van een niks-bijdragend…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 16 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: We thought our days of announcing lockdowns were over — but gather round children, these are the latest measures 👇 #per

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 18 days ago
  • Dat je die zware maatregelen moet nemen kan. Maar dat zielige niet erkennen van de fouten en dralen om eerdere belo…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 19 days ago
  • Rozen zijn rood, het Nederlandse coronabeleid is een aanfluiting...

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 19 days ago
  • @WvNoort Je vergeet de verpeste woningmarkt

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 19 days ago
  • It's gonna be a great year for Leiden <3 #Leiden2022 @leiden2022

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 21 days ago
  • @Levi_Hildebrand Could be worse first names than Wouter :/

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 29 days ago
  • Dit is leuk, maar iedereen weet dat je voor echte afvalproblemen Paulie Gualtieri moet hebben en niet Roberto…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 44 days ago
  • Dat mensen weer fijn fysiek samen willen werken begrijp ik, maar dat hele volksstammen dan weer om stipt 8 uur vert…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 49 days ago


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