Workspace Design Show Amsterdam

Talks at Workspace Design Show

Workspace design experts share their vision

Bringing you over 25 panel discussions across 2 power-packed conferences, from 90+ speakers, who will share their insights on the latest trends in workplace design and workplace strategy.

Workspace Design Talks

The Workspace Design Talks brings the commercial interior design industry’s most inspiring and creative leaders to discuss and debate the future of workspace design. Top-level industry speakers have already been confirmed from organizations such as Philips, Rabobank, JustEat, ING, EY, Miro, MVRDV, UNStudio, MVSA Architects, CBRE, Hollandse Nieuwe, Fokkema & Partners, Cushman & Wakefield, Powerhouse Company and D/DOCK. At this two-day conference, workplace specialists and practitioners from this creative industry will reveal insights and key learnings to help design tomorrow’s workspaces.

Join the community mailing list to stay updated on the latest event news and information.

Occupiers Forum

Experience a captivating series of panel discussions featuring insightful perspectives from End-users/Occupiers. Hear from ING, Philips, EY, Microsoft, Rabobank, De Brauw, Ericsson and more, how they are shaping the future of workspace design and creating exceptional workplaces that employees truly desire.

Delve into a range of engaging topics discussed by our esteemed panelists, including:

  • Fostering a strong sense of place and community within the workspace
  • Collaborating towards achieving net-zero carbon commitments.
  • Applying consumer experience techniques to enhance the employee experience at work
  • Integrating diverse teams to align workplace strategies effectively
  • Navigating and managing change within the workplace
  • Prioritizing employee well-being and fostering inclusion
  • Cultivating a culture that engages employees and boosts productivity in a hybrid working environment
  • Crafting destination workplaces that serve as desirable hubs for individuals
  • Be part of these enlightening conversations and gain valuable inspiration and insights from industry experts who are at the forefront of reimagining the future of workspaces

Meet the Speakers

Josephine Meltzer,
Senior Business Development Manager, Norton Rose Fulbright

Cindee Hoang
EMEA Workplace Experience Lead at Lucidchart

Ramon van de Kerkhof,
Co-owner at Workbrands

Rick Rijkse,
Partner and Architect at Fokkema & Partners

Femke Feenstra,
Board Architect, Interior Architect & Partner at Gortemaker Algra Feenstra (G.A.F)

Hans Reineke,
Founding Partner at Hollandse Nieuwe​

Maarten van Bremen,
Founding Partner at GROUP A

Tom Lawrence,
Global Head of Workplace Design at Dept Agency

Michiel Hofman,
Founding Partner, Hofman Dujardin

Pieter van der Laan,
Partner and Workplace Strategist at YNNO

Paul Van Rijn,
Senior Workplace Strategist, RVO at Netherlands Enterprise Agency

Mauro Brigham,
Creative Director at NCBHAM, and President at AINB

Daaf Serné, MCR, SLCR,
Global Head of Workplace at Miro

Bart Canini,
Managing Director at Creneau International

Mattijs Kaak,
Partner at Ditt Officemakers

Xavier Perrin,
VP Global Head of Real Estate at Philips

Sanne Schenk,
Founding Partner at TANK

Jan Nieuweboer,
HR Innovation Manager at Rabobank

Ron Bakker,
Founding Partner at PLP Architecture

Arjan Dingste,
Director at UNStudio

Björn Bleumink,
Architect Director at BDP Rotterdam

Charlotte Griffioen,
Architect Director at MVSA Architects

Thomas van Leeuwen,
Partner & Director at D/DOCK

Ramon Beijen,
Creative Director at CBRE

Ayca Dogan,
Head of Design, Associate Director at CBRE

Eric van Noord,
Architect, Partner at de Architekten Cie

Paul Stavert,
Partner at Powerhouse Company

Arjan de Roos,
Product Manager Workspace & Innovation at Rabobank

Lizette Engelen,
Community Lead, Global Workplace Community & Innovation at Ericsson

Marnix Mali,
Global Director Real Estate & Workspace Services at

Cees van der Spek,
Public Affairs & Global Corporate Relations Director at EDGE

Thom van Hoefen Wijsard,
Real Estate Design & Projects Leader Europe West at Ernst & Young

Carlijn Timmermans,
Ambassador at Women in Lighting & Lighting Designer and Founder at C.Light.Wise

Daniel Jongtien,
Partner at Benthem Crouwel Architects

Lewis Barker MCRw,
Director, Workplace & Real Estate, EMEA at ServiceNow

Shanna Bosmans,
Chief Hybrid Officer at Microsoft Netherlands

Roberto Mariani,
Senior Project Director, ACPV Architects

Wesley Bosma,
Managing Director at OCS+

Pallavi Dean,
Founder, & Creative Director at Roar

Vitalija Danivska,
Board Member, EuroFM

Wouter Ommeslag,
COO Real Estate, MD Watchtower Security – Member of the Board – at Mosaic World

Arne van ‘t Spijker,
Head of Real Estate at Just Eat

Gerda Stelpstra,
Partner | Total Workplace EMEA at Cushman & Wakefield

Peter Mostien,
Global Workplace Strategy & Projects Manager at ING Bank

Vera Acsai-Varga,
EMEA North Workplace Experience and Real Estate Lead at Splunk

Kris Brans,
Cluster FM Manager at INGKA

Marleen Valstar,
Partner at Heyligers Architects

Martine Roeges,
Manager Facilities at Randstad Group Belgium

Daniel Prado,
Design Principal, Benelux and France at AECOM

Caro van de Venne,
Founding Partner at NUDUS

Katrien van Dijk,
Lead Architect at Arup Netherlands

Dennis de Wolf,
Director Real Estate at Turner & Townsend

Ruud Belmans,
Creative Director at WeWantMore

Ann Troch,
Head of Global Facilities Management at

Raquel Machado,
Senior Associate, Design
M Moser Associates

Jan Heyvaert,
Chief Human Resources and Sustainability Officer
AG Insurance

Nuria Ripoll Aparisi,
Senior Interior Architect

Juriaan van Meel,
Co-founder BriefBuilder & Chair of the board
Center for People and Buildings

Niels Kramer,
Creative Director EMEA, Tetris

Siegrid Siderius,
SiSi Lighting Design

Eva Vroom,
Freelance Editor

Robert Thiemann,

Linda Salamoun,
Lighting Designer

Stephan Petermann,
Editor-in-Chief, VOLUME & Founder, MANN Office

Tihana Rapic,
Marketing Consultant, Campari Group

Sarah Bolas,
Director at HCG

Graham Carter,
Vice President of Retail, Samsonite

Nathalie Cloet,
Senior Manager Facilities Europe – Becton Dickinson

Anne van ‘t Hoog,
Commercial Manager, Creative Valley

Paul Pegels,
Senior Policy Officer, Department of Interior Affairs

Thierry Somers,
Editor-in-Chief NOOK (BNI & AINB)

Ammarai van der Linde,
Head of People & Culture at Vandebron

Dafna Harel-Sasson,
Director Workplaces EMEA, Palo Alto Networks

Roderick de Greef,
Vice President of Sales & GM EMEA, Lucid

Chantal Vos,
Associate Partner & Interior Architect, Kraaijvanger Architects

Aidan O’Sullivan,
Senior Manager, Real Estate Design & Construction, Personio

Renata Gilio,
Managing Director, KAAN Architecten

Jacqueline Schlangen,
Managing Director at Center for People and Buildings

Suzanne Kwakkernaat,
Chief Business Support & Facilities, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek

Johnny Trioen,
Managing Partner, Meliopus

Casper Schwarz,
Founder, Casper Schwarz Architects

Mark Timo,
Founder, De Interieur Club

Gertrude van den Brink,
Co-host, De Interieur Club

Kofi Oppong
Founder of Urban MBA

Tankut Mulayimsi
CEO, Co-Founder.Work

Loubna Messaoudi
CEO Founder of BIWOC* Rising

Maarten Jamin
Founder of BS;BP Design Collective, Chief Design Officer for IWG

Thom Wernke
Co-Founder of StartDock (NL)

Jeannine van der Linden
Founder, De Kamer

Patricia Garcia
Project Manager – Real Estate and Workspace Services,

Alexa Lightner
Consultant, Lightner Insights

Arne Lijbers
Partner/Architect, Mecanoo

Albert Takashi Richters
Partner & Architect, Powerhouse Company

Sebastien Moeller
Data Scientist at

Jasper Hendriks
Global Manager Real Estate,

Jeroen Junte
Editor in Chief, DesignDigger

Justin Timmer,
Representative, Systems Innovation Network Amsterdam Hub

David O’Coimin,
Workplace Inclusivity Consultant

Timo Cardol
Managing Architect, KAAN Architecten