Team

The team of the Dutch Cycling Embassy consists of:

Director: IR Mirjam Borsboom

Director: IR Mirjam Borsboom

As the Director of the Dutch Cycling Embassy Mirjam is responsible for the development, operational and financial activities and indicating strategic areas of focus of the Public Private Partnership. Under delegation of the board, she manages the daily office and the team and coordinates, together with the project coordinator, the Embassy’s various projects that result from incoming requests from all over the world. With a background in civil engineering she’s able to support public and private organizations with indicating where to start with implementing cycling within other countries and cultures. Together with all various participants the right (personal) approach will be chosen and implemented. Her mission is to facilitate international clients to grow towards a (more) successful cycling culture, with safe and well-designed infrastructure within a healthy and sustainable environment.

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Project Manager: Edward Douma MSc

Project Manager: Edward Douma MSc

With a background in International Management and experience in a number of countries, Edward keeps a close eye on (cycling-related) developments worldwide. He helps people and organisations from around the world with their cycling related questions, assists Dutch organisations with their international ambitions and manages both national and international projects. Edward strongly believes that cycling is essential for creating cities where people happily live, and that the Dutch can help achieving this.

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Program Coordinator: Nout Ramaekers BSc

Program Coordinator: Nout Ramaekers BSc

During his study in International Management, Nout combined his passion for bikes and international trade by exporting vintage road bikes within Europe. Internationally oriented, Nout has an eye for cross-cultural trends and strives for global cooperation to encourage and improve our most healthy, most sustainable and simply most fun way of transportation: by bike!

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Intern: Roman Herzog BSc

Intern: Roman Herzog BSc

Roman has a background in Geography with a focus on urban planning. During his study in Greifswald, Germany, where the bicycle is the most popular way of transport, he discovered the advantages of cycling in everyday life. So as part of his MSc in Sustainability Geography, he decided to focus on sustainable mobility and learn more about the Dutch way of implementing the bicycle into the urban environment. He considers cycling the best way for creating enjoyable and sustainable cities.