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Roel Simons


Owner, Serious Video and Owner, See You! Projects.

Owner, Serious Video and Owner, See You! Projects.

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Journal of the Future


Owner Serious Video September 2008 - present
Owner See You! Projects January 1999 - present
PR & Film festivals Frame Media Productions February 1999 - June 2000
Producer TV series and documentaries Palm Plus 1996 - 1998


Academia Vitae Deventer Philosophy, Liberal arts 2008 - 2009
European TV Business School international co-producing 2000 - 2001
EAVE international TV co-producing 1998 - 1999
Dutch Film & TV Academy Film and TV Producer 1992 - 1994
ArtEZ Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Drama teacher - theatre director 1992 - 1993
Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht Art, Media & Technologie 1991 - 1993
Hogeschool Maastricht social cultural youth work 1986 - 1990

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Engagement
  • • Building a team
  • • Creativity
  • • Social Entrepreneurship
  • • Change Management
  • • Concept development
  • • Film production
  • • Human Rights
  • • Local government
  • • Social Change
  • • Social Design
  • • Social Engagement
  • • Social Impact
  • • Vision
  • • Workshop facilitation
  • • Future explorations
Markets of Interest
  • • Education
  • • Events
  • • Media
  • • Social Impact
  • • Video
  • • Edutainment
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Teacher training
  • • Youth Leadership
  • • Content
  • • TV

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Martine George, PhD
We worked together  •  Maitre de Conférences, Université Libre de Bruxelles. Wharton grad.
Fiona Weeden
We worked together  •  General Manager, Hotel Ibis Amsterdam City West. Previously Adjunct Directeur, Hotel Ibis Amsterdam Airport.
he has the capacity to convince people to step put of the box, to approach things from a new angle and to achieve in a field unknown to them ... .
Stefanie Vermeulen
We worked together  •  Social entrepreneurship - swarm intelligence - shared ownership, Bee Collective - Swarm Solutions and Co Owner, DE CONNECTORS.
Roel is open, non-judgmental, easy to be with and down to earth. He is a good listener and sincere
Henkjan Laats
We worked together  •  Consultant, Independent and Director, Cross Cultural Bridges.
Creative, out of the box thinker, experienced, skilled, pleasant, passionate.
Claes-Berend Kolk
We worked together  •  Lang geleden, Via Via.
He is a great entrepeneurial. Pioneer, creative, driven, cooperative, integer, active and bright.
Jan E. Boethius
They're my friends  •  Owner and President, ImCap Finland Oy. Previously Owner, Addere Leadership.
Roel is creative and imaginative. He dears to take his ideas and go his own route and he inspires people around him. He is a person you woul ... d gladly spend time with.
Oriol Pascual Moya-Angeler
They're my friends  •  Academic Collaborator, ESADE Business & Law School and Director IQS Tech Factory, IQS Barcelona.
Roel is a talented entrepreneur constantly working on innovative video formats that allow people to envision new scenarios. I know Roel for ... the lasts 3 years and during all this time, Roel has shown to be a great sparring partner with whom to test and check project ideas, as well as find new and unexplored paths. If theres anything that characterizes him is his capacity to build empathy towards others. Great listener and support figure. His Journal for the Future is already a solid and proven product used by many organizations and teams in The Netherlands. A co-founder would be of great support to further develop the product and increase client reach.
Marta Malé-Alemany
We worked together  •  Guest Curator, Materialise and Principal, MALÉ-ALEMANY Design Studio.
He has a participatory approach to business, which is fundamental in today's social and economical reality
Hans Boot 博 汉 思
We worked together  •  Concept Developer + Art Director + Editorial Designer + Master Storyteller, Ideas*Bureau voor de Vorm.
Roel is a highly motivated specialist in many fields. He creates new awareness that will streamline new business opportunities, enabling hea ... lthy growth for business and people, his human interest approach motivates everybody to share their passion, in co-creation he will sharpen vision and in unity will materialize mission. My first choice to walk the co-entrepreneurial extra mile with.
Erwin van de Pol
We worked together  •  Blogger (en auteur), Hard Gras voetbaltijdschrift voor lezers and Bovenzoeker en blogger, Campus Orleon.
Originality, excellent communication to other stakeholders, high skills in his own profession as a filmer and outside that.
Simona Puglisi
We worked together  •  Architect, Olaf Gipser Architects and Owner, Simona Puglisi Architecture & Design.
Roel is very talented in finding the real focus and involve in a simple way all the people involved in a collaborative mood.
Tamar Berger
We worked together  •  Community Host, Impact Hub Amsterdam. Previously Special Projects Coordinator, Hillel at the University of Toronto.
Roel is a creative and driven entrepreneur who through his work is able to to shine a light on complex issues like no other.
Theo Meereboer
We worked together  •  Initiatiefnemer, MakerMuseum and raadslid, Innovatieraad /KB.
Roel, besides being very creative and skilled with many talents and having much experience, is a great listener, asking everything one needs ... to know to fully understand, analyze and reflect on a subject and he doesn't take things for granted. This way he comes up with the best idea or advice one can imagine.
Geert Van Den Broeck
They're my advisor  •  Inspirator - Coach voor directies, Why Not bv and Inspirator, Why Not bv.
Brilliant ideas, people driven. Roel has done some great jobs, other people benefit from. He is eager to help other people. We I can help to ... build his platform, many chances will present themselve.

Martine George, PhD
Maitre de Conférences, Université Libre de Bruxelles. Wharton grad.

Fiona Weeden
General Manager, Hotel Ibis Amsterdam City West. Previously Adjunct Directeur, Hotel Ibis Amsterdam Airport.
Fiona has an eye for talent in hospitality. She has the ability to make people grow and shine. Profit and corporate responsibility go hand i ... n hand.

Jan E. Boethius
Owner and President, ImCap Finland Oy. Previously Owner, Addere Leadership.
Jan is a great listener and masters the art of asking the right questions that will help you move forward in your business as well as in you ... r personal development. He is a guide that can help your business have a positive impact on the world. A warm personality with a sharp mind.

Marta Malé-Alemany
Guest Curator, Materialise and Principal, MALÉ-ALEMANY Design Studio.
Marta is a quick and sharp analyzer and great synthesizer of complex construction, design and visual projects, including films. She has a de ... ep knowledge and understanding of additive manufacturing and its design possibilities. A great communicator. Straight forward in her feedback. Inspiring to be with.