Team

Amsterdam Made was established in 2015. The Community platform's mission is to stimulate the growth and sustainability of the local manufacturing industry in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. We would like to use this platform to inform everyone as much as possible and to encourage knowledge sharing and cooperation.

Marit Timmerman, Managing Director & Founder
Responsible for the substantive and organizational implementation of the activities. Marit is also a Business Development / Revenue Management consultant and has also been an entrepreneur in the past. She has a lot of experience with starting and optimizing organizations

 

Frederique Fabels, Junior Community Manager

Frederique has been walking around in social & local entrepreneurial land for a while. She previously worked on building Sheltersuit’s social sewing workshop and campaigned for the homeless and refugees. With her passion for craftsmanship and a heart for a sustainable world, Frederique now connects and strengthens the Community of Amsterdam makers.

 

Marlijn van Schaik, Community Relations Manager*
With a great affinity for sustainability, the food system and especially its combination, Marlijn focuses on strengthening the relationships of Amsterdam Made. With a background in healthcare, in 2016 she chose to change course and to pursue her passion and aspiration, committed to a good, fair and sustainable food system.

 

Agnes Nijholt, Webrededitor
After working as an editor for the travel magazine De Smaak van Italia for a number of years, Agnes exchanged print for online. She ensures that makers are put in the spotlight as much as possible on all Amsterdam Made channels. Current news items and blogs? They are also her.

 

Lucas Gijsberts, Projectmanager
Became involved with the Amsterdam Made foundation early on and is now responsible for retail. He ensures that everything runs smoothly and that the Amsterdam products are placed in the online shop as well as possible.


 

Bas Beekman, Creator
Bas is the creator of Amsterdam Made and has an advisory role in the foundation. He works as a program director at StartupAmsterdam and has gained a lot of experience as a project manager in various fields.