Ons team

Meet the team behind Hello Zuidas, an area management organization in Zuidas. The objective of Hello Zuidas is an optimally functioning and attractive Zuidas for all persons and organizations located in the area.

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MEET OUR TEAM

OLIVIER OTTEN

Olivier Otten has been director of the Hello Zuidas Foundation since its establishment in December 2011. Prior to that, he was director from 2006 and responsible for the re-establishment of WTC Amsterdam Business Club. In 2009 he started working for WTC Amsterdam as program director at Amsterdam Bright City. Olivier was at the cradle of programs on philosophy, literature, film, music and doing business in the Zuidas with the VU, ABN Amro and the WTC. He previously worked as a communications strategist for Saatchi & Saatchi and FHV BBDO. Olivier studied Business Administration in Oxford, Groningen and Barcelona.

ANGELA HAM

Angela Ham has been working at Hello Zuidas since November 2019. She is responsible for Office Management, HR and PA affairs. Angela is the face of the Hello Zuidas Service Point. In addition to current office management matters and the relationship database, Angela is secretary on the FM Platform and the Safety Platform. She previously worked as an office and project manager in the fashion industry.

Kirsten Van Keimpema

Kirsten van Keimpema has been working as a City Marketer / Project Manager since February 2021. A high level of facilities is appropriate for a top location such as Zuidas. The City Marketeer brings public and private parties together in the Horeca Consultation and Retail Services Network to help realize this ambition. Kirsten is also responsible for organizing (member) events, making catering logistics more sustainable and living in Zuidas consultations. Previously, she worked as a project leader at the Store Innovation Lab at AUAS and conducted research into livening up physical shopping areas in Amsterdam by testing a number of innovative technologies. She has also been a resident behind the Olympic Stadium for about 6 years and is familiar with the neighborhood in and around Zuidas. Kirsten studied communication science at the UvA and has also obtained a master's degree in corporate communication science.

Trevor Holtkamp


Trevor Holtkamp is the Community Manager of Hello Zuidas. His focus is on the Liveliness pillar. Based on this focus, he brings public and private parties together to provide the Zuidas with excellent (catering) facilities, shops, cultural offerings and events. He is also Secretary of the Retail Services Network and the Catering Consultation. Previously, he was a marketer at Crayon and operations assistant at LeasePlan Bank. In addition to his position at Hello Zuidas, he designs his own board games and is an active member of D66.


ELISA SCHOUTEN


Elisa Schouten has been Project Manager Public Space & Safety at Hello Zuidas since April 2021. She is chair of the Zuidas Safety Platform, the Facility Management Platform and the HR Platform. She previously worked for a welfare organization as a welfare coach, coordinator & participation employee in Amsterdam South. Elisa has a background in communication & hospitality management.


Rinske Berg

Rinske Berg is Project Manager Mobility & Accessibility at Hello Zuidas. As coordinator of the program from A to Zuidas, she ensures coordination between public and private parties in the area of accessibility of the Zuidas. In addition, she initiates and coordinates initiatives that encourage companies and institutions in the Zuidas to achieve sustainable behavioral change in the field of mobility. At the weekend you can find Rinske outside on her racing bike, during a walk or in the sun on the terrace. She is also a big fan of board games at the kitchen table!

RENÉ Teeuwen


René Teeuwen has been working as chairman of the Taskforce Zuidas Accessibility since December 2019. The Zuidas Accessibility Task Force aims to stimulate consultation between government and industry about the accessibility of Zuidas. The members of the Taskforce are a good reflection of the business community and institutions located in Zuidas. The Taskforce functions as an independent body within the Hello Zuidas Foundation. René also works for other clients and has extensive experience as a project manager of own projects or on assignment. He recently worked for Zuidasdok. René studied public administration in Nijmegen.

ROMY Lange

Romy Lange owns the Zuidas Publishers company and has been editor-in-chief of the Hello Zuidas magazine since 2012. She coordinates and takes care of all editing and acquisition for the magazine. Thanks to her work for Hello Zuidas, she has built up a large network on the Zuidas. Romy also works for other clients besides Hello Zuidas. Romy studied Journalism in Utrecht.