MEET THE TEAM

The team at shareNL is very dedicated, creative and diverse. We come from all over the world, with a wide range of education and work backgrounds, but all with a shared passion for the sharing & platform economy. We would love to see you soon!


Harmen van Sprang
Co-founder

Harmen van Sprang and Pieter van de Glind founded shareNL in 2013. Since then they work with start-ups, corporations, cities, governments and knowledge institutions from around the world. They are the developers of the Collaborative (and sharing) Economy Ecosystem, the authors of SHARE, the initiators of Amsterdam Sharing City, official advisors of Seoul Sharing City and co-creators of the collaborative economy research library. Most recently, Pieter and Harmen launched the Sharing Cities Alliance. Meet the founders in this video.

Pieter van de Glind
Co-founder

Harmen van Sprang and Pieter van de Glind founded shareNL in 2013. Since then they work with start-ups, corporations, cities, governments and knowledge institutions from around the world. They are the developers of the Collaborative (and sharing) Economy Ecosystem, the authors of SHARE, the initiators of Amsterdam Sharing City, official advisors of Seoul Sharing City and co-creators of the collaborative economy research library. Most recently, Harmen and Pieter launched the Sharing Cities Alliance. Meet the founders in this video.

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Theresa Thomasson
General Manager

Theresa has many names such as the connector, general manager, coordinator, part of the backbone of shareNL. Together with our awesome core team Theresa works towards enabling, connecting and supporting all the people at shareNL to land on the moon. We build a strong and sustainable core for  shareNL so that the change agents and the organization will flourish in their endeavours. Do you have any questions about anything? You can get in touch with Theresa and she'll help you out.

 
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Simone Maas
Research & Concept development

Simone started at shareNL as an intern but is currently working on trend research and concept development projects regarding the topics of sharing economy, platform economy and smart technologies. Besides her study International Lifestyle Studies, she is supporting the team to create new sharing opportunities! Words that describe her are proactive, passionate and creative.

 
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Felix Talen
Research & Concept development intern

Felix is an intern at shareNL. He specialises in trend research and concept development. As a student International Lifestyle Studies, he has a fresh, creative and innovative way of thinking. Words to describe him are hard-working, creative and energetic.

Yue Jik Chu
Grants

Yue Jik is working at shareNL as the business development intern, and she helps with a diverse set of tasks that help the team flourish and move forward. Her research focuses on the regulations and rules around platforms in the market of space, which will help shareNL and other initiatives understand the struggles and find solutions to them. Words that describe her are hard working, open-minded and thoughtful.

Ananda Groag
Mobility

Ananda is the mobility expert at shareNL. After working for TomTom for 7 years, she joined the shareNL team. Ananda works with the sharing and collaborative economy in connection to mobility solutions, and recently purpose of work, future of work abundance, and autonomous mobility. She is the project leader of the ‘Green Deal Car Sharing’ and the yearly Car Sharing symposium and she is also the project leader of the autodelen.nl website which was launched in November 2016. Words that describe her are proactive, organized, and a combination of being calm while being an energy bubble, which gets the job done.