Culture

Susanne makes a living handling death

Marjolein de Jong5 September 2019
Susanne Duijvestein decided to make a radical career change and became a funeral director. Her mission? To change the world of funeral service.

The amateur archaeologist’s online museum

Marjolein de Jong26 August 2019
Up until recently, archaeological finds made by hobbyist archaeologists would mostly lay around collecting dust in people’s attics.

'I didn't want to be the token Moroccan'

Marjolein de Jong14 August 2019
Mustapha Abdellati, the only partner of Moroccan descant working for E&Y Nederland, is putting effort into creating greater workplace diversity.

'I can't choose between Van Gogh and Mesdag'

Marjolein de Jong19 March 2019
Rense Suijver has worked for the Van Gogh Museum for a decade and recently became the curator of The Mesdag Collection in The Hague.

'I was pelted with tomatoes at a hearing once'

Marjolein de Jong19 March 2019
Marry de Gaay Fortman is a partner at Houthoff and recently wrote the book about life at the top.

“We’re going to start watching even more television”

Marjolein de Jong4 March 2019
Taco Zimmerman, director of Tuvalu Media is all but nervous about the future of television. “There’s a greater need for content than ever before.”

This lucky devil got to interview Obama

Colin Huijser21 February 2019
Ben Tiggelaar obtained his PhD at VU University Amsterdam, is known as the management guru in the Netherlands and got to interview Obama.