What I can do for you

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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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  • Het zou leuk zijn als Nederland een keertje niet het goedgelovige sukkeltje van het Europese klasje is

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 20 hours ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: Is the ReGen village the ideal place where we all live in the future? Do you hope so? 🔮🏡🇳🇱 #innovation #Amsterdam @RVO_

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 2 days ago
  • @LiorSteinberg Hey man, nice pics of the Vlonders in Rotterdam. We want to write a bit about that at…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 6 days ago
  • De hele week wordt er al gejankt over kunstgras, hitte, oostblok, reserves, blessures en kunstgras. Opzich niet gek…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 6 days ago
  • Tweetje hoor van het sociale media team van CBS

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 7 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: Did you know that #theNetherlands is the 2nd most #innovative country in the world? We're coming for you Switzerland!💡…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 15 days ago
  • Liever in de bak dan vrij in Zoetermeer 😉 Gevangene uit Zoetermeer wil niet worden vrijgelaten -

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 17 days ago
  • Even het 20.00 uur journaal kijken. Die Franse boeren en Duitse autoindustrie zijn net zo'n grote bedreiging voor d…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 21 days ago
  • Deze treurigheid bestaat ook nog steeds in Nederland. Bedenk eens al het goede werk dat de politie kan doen als ze…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 24 days ago
  • Borreltijd

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 27 days ago
  • @pbergsen

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 28 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: The Dutch public broadcaster is planning to do some dubbing of Dutch TV shows. Obviously, we at DutchReview won't stand…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 28 days ago
  • @pbergsen We're on it, not in my lifetime

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 28 days ago
  • Directe en schaamteloze aanval van de #NPO en @barryatsma op de Hollandse cultuur van ondertiteling

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 28 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: Did you know Rembrandt is actually born and raised in Leiden? Here are all the Rembrandt-hotspots of Leiden you don't w…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 28 days ago
  • @WvNoort Sorry, ik zat niet op te letten tijdens economische politiek, dit zijn de beurswaardes van alle bedrijven…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 29 days ago
  • Dat heerlijke gevoel wanneer je vanuit je huis direct de geschiedenis inwandeld in Leiden <3

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 29 days ago
  • @pbergsen oh fuck, he just als said casually that the US and Australia exterminated their original population

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 29 days ago
  • @pbergsen yeah, weird stuff from Stef - think this one will stick?

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 29 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: We've had a good run America, but it seems that the Netherlands officially lost their special ally across the pond this…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 30 days ago


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