Public purpose technologist


I'm working as head of EU organization of the Foundation For Public Code to set up a European organization to support public organizations with open source.


2019—2023Chief Executive and founder Foundation for Public Code.

2017—2019Co-founder, Director at Vurb.Agency: As Open Source development manager to EU SCORE partnership and consortium of collaborating cities and as Open Source advisor to the City of Amsterdam.

2015—2017Founder, Managing Director: New Atoms, developing agile journalism practices and technology.

2013—2015Editorial Consultant, Designer, Programmer, Producer: BBC News.

2012—2013Partner, Consultant: Non-Fiction, Office for Cultural Innovation.

2009—2012Programme maker new audiences: national dutch broadcaster VPRO.

2006—2009Founder: Denkstof, small digital and events consultancy.


1988Born in Amsterdam.