Ons team

Meet the team behind Hello Zuidas, an organization for area management 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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Our team


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. From 2009, in addition to his work for the WTC Amsterdam, he started working as a program director at Amsterdam Bright City. Together with the VU, ABN Amro and the WTC, Olivier was one of the founders of programs about philosophy, literature, film, music and doing business in the Zuidas. He previously worked as a communications strategist for Saatchi & Saatchi and FHV BBDO. Olivier studied Business Administration in Oxford, Groningen and Barcelona. Read more about Oliver here.


Angela Ham has been working at Hello Zuidas since November 2019. She is responsible for agency management and HR. Angela is the face of the Hello Zuidas Service Point. In addition to current office management matters and the relationship file, Angela is secretary on the Horeca & Retail platform, FM Platform and the Security platform. She previously worked as an office and project manager in the fashion industry. Read more about Angela here.


Rinske Berg is Project Manager Mobility & Accessibility at Hello Zuidas. From the platform from A to Zuidas, it ensures coordination between public and private parties in the area of accessibility of Zuidas. In addition, it initiates and coordinates initiatives that encourage companies and institutions in Zuidas to make sustainable behavioral changes 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 with friends. Read more about Rinske here.


Elisa Schouten is Project Manager Public Space & Safety at Hello Zuidas. She is chair of the Zuidas Security Platform, the Facility Management Platform and the HR Platform. She previously worked at a welfare organization as a welfare coach, coordinator & participation officer in Amsterdam South. Elisa has a background in communication & hospitality management. Read more about Elisa here.


René Teeuwen is chairman of the Zuidas Accessibility Taskforce. The Zuidas Accessibility Taskforce aims to stimulate consultation between government and the business community 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 his own projects or on assignment. He recently worked for Zuidasdok. René studied public administration in Nijmegen. Read more about Rene here.


Romy Lange is the owner of 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. Through her work for Hello Zuidas, she has built up a large network in the Zuidas. Romy also works for other clients besides Hello Zuidas. Romy studied Journalism in Utrecht. Read more about Romy here.