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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  • Zomaar die kaas van m'n brood laten eten :p

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 3 days ago
  • Despite all the weird stuff going on today, it might be especially good to honour the past, the liberation and US-D…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 6 days ago
  • @Levi_Hildebrand @Dutchreviewing let me tag @Cycling_Embassy and @LiorSteinberg in this one - they had strong thoughts on this matter 🙂

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 10 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: They've done it!! The OranjeleeuWINNEN have beaten Sweden and will now face the US this Sunday in the World Cup final!…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 15 days ago
  • Wat willen we samenleving: "Minder beleggers en meer starters op de woningmarkt!" Overheid:

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 27 days ago
  • Dit moeten we dus niet gaan doen Nederland. #zzp

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 42 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: Seventy-five years ago to this very day, the largest amphibious invasion in history took place on the beaches of Norman…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 42 days ago
  • @annaholligan @bbcworldservice Not euthanasia?

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 43 days ago
  • @Singelpark @LemonCreatives @PLNT_Leiden Net gemist! Wanneer zijn jullie weer eens bij @PLNT_Leiden ? 🙂

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 50 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: Free in the Summer? Need to start something new in September? Join our team! 👏

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 51 days ago
  • RT @Levi_Hildebrand: Check out the latest article by @Dutchreviewing featuring my video about cool old buildings! Shoutout to @TickettoTilb

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 51 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: The exit polls are in and it's the PvdA that snatched the victory and not the VVD or FvD. Kind of a surprise! But how w…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 56 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: The #ExitPoll2019 from the Netherlands are in and they're expecting a big and stunning victory by the PvdA (Labour) wit…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 56 days ago
  • @annaholligan Zembla and Tegenlicht are good. But not that much 'pioneering'. Zondag with Lubach is fun and kind of…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 77 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: Happy labor day comrades! Guess the revolution is postponed indefinitely in the Netherlands, so why isn't the Netherlan…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 78 days ago
  • @Gosserd al een mooie pic van een scooter op de weg? 🙂

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 102 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: Just another reason why we can't wait until this fabulous rooftop garden here at our offices at @PLNT_Leiden opens tod…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 105 days ago
  • RT @Dutchreviewing: Mayor Halsema of Amsterdam has announced a new public holiday for the day after King's Day

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 108 days ago
  • @Levi_Hildebrand Got the perfect one for you: Their sustainable story is lit - their shines too

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 109 days ago
  • Wooooooooooooooooohhooooooooo!! Cancel all indoor plans, because Saturday is going to be a full-on sunny Spring day…

    Abuzer van Leeuwen about 111 days ago


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