WE love to disrupt

We believe in a world where everyone has access to all products and services, necessary for a connected, prosperous, sustainable and happy life. The collaborative economy is a driving force of a new era, and it could lead us to a more social, sustainable and economically sound society. The only way to achieve our goals is by collaboration. Not only with our peers and partners, but also with a great team of passionate people.

The team at shareNL is very dedicated, creative and diverse. The team comes from all over the world, with a wide range of education and work backgrounds, and with a shared passion for the collaborative economy, work is fulfilling, engaging and challenging. Nice to meet you!


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. 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. 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.

Natalia Garcia
Events

Natalia is working at shareNL as the event intern, and let us tell you, we do a lot of events! As the event intern she loves bringing people together and creating an atmosphere of social interaction, sharing and fostering collaborations. Through her work she support and enable the team to grow and flourish. Words that describe her are creative without boundaries, contagiously positive and passionate.

 

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.

Samantha van den Bos
Social Innovation

Samantha is an expert at many topics, and they keep expanding. She likes to say that you shouldn’t label her – that she's work in process. She work with Sharing Cities, urban challenges, social capital, inclusivity and resilient communities. She's been at shareNL since 2015, and since then, she, for example, created the Sharing City Game together with the shareNL team and worked with many cities in their paths towards the collaborative and sharing economy. She's always looking to new opportunities and challenges to tackle, for example working with the European Commission on an extension of the Sharing City Game. Words that describe her are energetic, caring, resourceful with finding ideas and opportunities everywhere and open-minded.

Nicole Stofberg
Research

Nicole recently joined the shareNL team as the head of research, but she has been a part of the team for a longer time through research activities. She works with the shareNL monitor, the Sharing- and Collaborative Economy Research Library, and other research activities that come up. She has a background at Amsterdam University as a PhD researcher, and she found her passion in the sharing and collaborative economy. Words that describe her are; problem solver and logical thinking, full of ideas from out of the box and very hard working.

Lies van den Eijnden
Research

Lies is working at shareNL as the research intern with a focus on Sharing Cities. Since this is her expertise area, she also supports activities surrounding this topic. She's part of the awesome core team, where she support and enable the people around her to flourish. Words that describe her are contagiously happy, intelligent and calm.

 

Sarah Rijken
Research

Sarah is the research intern at shareNL. Her research is related to the field of online marketing and sales, and it will be a valuable addition to the work at shareNL. As a last-year commercial economics, marketing and sales management student, she is writing her final thesis at shareNL. 

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Sara Lone
Communication

Sara joined our shareNL with great enthusiasm for the field, and with that passion she fit right in with the team. She is working with communication, and she hopes that some day, she can help develop the collaborative economy in the US - her home country. Sara holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Public Policy and has a very diverse set of skills and experiences. 

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.

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Giulia Rossi
Research

Giulia is working at shareNL as a research intern. She is enrolled in a master program with focus on Tourism and Sustainability at the University of Trento, and her focus lies within, together with shareNL, approaching the tourism market.


 
 

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