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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 that are located in the area.

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Hello Zuidas Foundation

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Olivier Otten has been the director of the Hello Zuidas Foundation since its foundation in December 2011. Prior to that, he was director from 2006 and responsible for the re-establishment of the WTC Amsterdam Business Club. From 2009 he started working for WTC Amsterdam as a program director at Amsterdam Bright City. With the VU, ABN Amro and with the WTC, Olivier was one of the founders of programs on philosophy, literature, film, music and doing business on the Zuidas. He previously worked as a communication strategist for Saatchi & Saatchi and FHV BBDO. Olivier studied Business Administration in Oxford, Groningen and Barcelona.
Marius Drissen has been working as a City Marketer since January 2019. A high level of facilities is appropriate for a prime location such as Zuidas. The City Marketeer brings public and private parties together in the Horeca Consultation and Retail Services Network to help realize that ambition. Marius is also responsible for events, marketing and communication at Hello Zuidas. Previously he was active in the Spoorzone development area in Tilburg where he was co-founder and manager of an event location. He is also active in the Amsterdam Zuid district council where he represents residents, companies and institutions. Marius studied political science in Nijmegen and at the UvA.

René teeuwen


René Teeuwen has been working since December 2019 as chairman of the Taskforce Zuidas Accessibility. The Zuidas Accessibility Task Force aims to stimulate consultation between the government and the business community about the accessibility of the Zuidas. The members of the Task Force form a good reflection of the business community and institutions based in Zuidas. The Task Force acts 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 commissioned. He recently worked for Zuidasdok. René has studied public administration in Nijmegen.

Lydia van den Wildenberg is the Community Manager of Hello Zuidas. Her focus is on marketing, communication. In addition, she brings public and private parties together to provide the Zuidas with excellent (hospitality) facilities, shops, cultural offerings and events. Lydia previously worked in corporate communication and journalism in the Netherlands and abroad.



Jessica Bekker has been working as a Public Space & Security Project Manager since January 2018. She is, among other things, chairman of the Safety Platform and the Management and Traffic Consultation. Jessica previously worked as a public affairs officer, and as a program manager for water and sanitation projects in Africa and Asia at civil society organizations. In addition, she makes visual art in 3D, often with ceramics. Jessica studied Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam.
Angela Ham has been working at Hello Zuidas since November 2019 in the position of Office Manager and as PA of the director. Angela is the face of the Hello Zuidas Service Point. In addition to current office management issues, she is also responsible for the relationship file. She previously worked as an office and project manager in the fashion industry.


Romy Lange is the owner of the Zuidas Publishers company and since 2012 editor-in-chief of the Hello Zuidas magazine. 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 on the Zuidas. Romy also works for other clients besides Hello Zuidas. Romy studied Journalism in Utrecht.