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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  • @FOXSportsNL_cc Hi, ik heb via kpn tv - netjes foxsports afgesloten, gekoppeld aan mijn kpn…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 9 days ago
  • @FOXSportsNL_cc netjes gekoppeld aan @KPNwebcare . Maar krijg niks te zien op tv, fox sports klantenservice doodleu…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 9 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte delivered a serious warning this evening, as the government cracks down on student intr…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 53 days ago
  • 1329 new cases of coronavirus in the Netherlands this week

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 63 days ago
  • @evadevalk Hoog inderdaad qua prijs, maar niet onbegrijpelijk. In Amsterdam, Utrecht en Leiden binnen de singels be…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 63 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: A innovative new project has opened in Rotterdam, being the largest solar island in Europe!

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 78 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: Wishing for a wander? Need a nip of nature? Fancy footing it in a forest? Get back to your roots and check out these…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 82 days ago
  • A shout out to these nice olden days of vintage travel that featured pic

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 83 days ago
  • This one is for you @Invader_Stu

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 104 days ago
  • Wat woningen en bouwen betreft. Laatst eens een artikel gelezen over dat de staat hier niet zelf kan bouwen. Welke…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 105 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: Pulled up on your two-wheeled steed at a light recently — only to find there's no way to keep your 1.5 metres from othe…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 124 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: We know that some of the Dutch have trouble knowing what 1.5m looks like, so we wanted to put it into terms they unders…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 162 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: Leiden University's medical centre raises over 500,000 euros for coronavirus research:

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 167 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: This year it might be more important than ever that we remember 1945, we'll find a way... #coronacrisis #Coronavirusnl

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 189 days ago
  • @beejonson heey, dit is wel een goed punt, misschien even in de group een 'International students and expats and co…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 190 days ago
  • I wanted to boot up Red Dead Redemption 2 again for some escapism. But then remembered that the main theme is someo…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 190 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: Dutch scientists at Erasmus MC and Utrecht University have discovered an antibody against COVID-19:…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 199 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: The world first heard about the plight of the Yazidis in 2014 — now, six years later, and the Yazidis have found little…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 208 days ago
  • @Levi_Hildebrand "I would be so stoked if I made it to 10K subs" Seems like a long time ago now huh 😀

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 216 days ago
  • @beejonson dude this is awesome - can totally see a 'DutchReview writer folds books and it's beautiful' post <3

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 222 days ago


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