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

Jacques SmeetsPBLQ
  • 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 @Oostveenm: In Nederweert: Hoe de agressie van FDF-voorman Mark van den Oever ruimte wint

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 10 days ago
  • #zonsverduistering #SolarEclipse

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 14 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: They say they'll pay, but is this enough to save their reputation? 🤔

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 19 days ago
  • Al 1,5 jaar is de toeristische sector aan het bloeden, dat gaat nog wel even door 🙁 Nu nog eens 350 miljoen uitgev…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 20 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: received €65 million of taxpayer funds to protect jobs. Instead, they fired thousands of people…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 21 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: She fearlessly faced high-powered Nazi officials so she could help hundreds have a future. A real hero! 🙏…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 21 days ago
  • @Markla94 Ga je überhaupt kijken? Ik probeer echt nu mijzelf de deur uit te schoppen in plaats van mijzelf door dez…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 45 days ago
  • In the Netherlands we don't say "If you need to go, the toilet is there" but we say "Na het kakken wel je remsporen…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 49 days ago
  • Hi Leiden folks, a little cat is missing and we need to get him back inside! Help out and share far and wide <3…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 51 days ago
  • @bencoates1 you should check out the work of @marinamaral2 - beautifully colored pics of history

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 55 days ago
  • Fijn inkijkje weer waarom het never gaat lukken om het woningtekort op te lossen in Nederland. Troosteloze polders:…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 70 days ago
  • De overheid voelt dezelfde urgentie voor het woningmarktbeleid als het vaccinatiebeleid. That's not a compliment...

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 71 days ago
  • Tired of that Tuesday night work 😉

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 71 days ago
  • When asked what kind of person I am:

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 72 days ago
  • Being an EU-supporter is hard these days. While Von der Leyen and Michel should have been out hussling for covid-va…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 77 days ago
  • Half ondernemend Nederland gaat failliet, vaccinatiebeleid is een ramp en niemand vind een woning. Maar in politiek…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 78 days ago
  • @LiesbethRasker Me every morning watching the Dutch vaccination progress

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 78 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Berlin, Prague. No, this is not our summer vacation itinerary — these are all the cities you can…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 79 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: "Tens of thousands of internationals immigrate to the Netherlands every year," said a ministry spokesperson. "It's unne…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 84 days ago
  • @WvNoort @NOS Ugh, tijd om de muur weer eens te slaan.

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 85 days ago


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