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Rob van Gijzel

Rob van Gijzel

Chairman of the ICFF. Assemblee Speakers is the official booking agent of Rob van Gijzel. Contact Rob van Gijzel as keynote speaker at your event directly through Assemblee Speakers!

Management & Leadership, Energy, Climate & Environment, Politics
Expert | Thought leader, Politician
Keynote speaker, Moderator/ Presenter
Languages spoken
English Dutch
Travels from
The Netherlands


  • 2008
  • Mayor Eindhoven
  • 2002
  • Entrepreneur
  • 1998
  • Chairman parliamentary committee finance
  • 1989
  • Lower House of Parliament


Awarded the first European Digital Leader.
Rob van Gijzel has been a member of the NBTC Supervisory Board since February 2014. Van Gijzel was the mayor of Eindhoven from 2008 till 2016. In that capacity, he was also chairman of Metropool Eindhoven and of the Brainport Foundation. In addition, Van Gijzel is also chairman of the Intelligent Community Forum Foundation, an international group of "smart cities" with its headquarters in New York. Prior to his mayoralty, he was co-owner of the Politea consultancy that focuses on research, training, communication, advisory services and organisation. From 1989-2001, Van Gijzel was a Member of Parliament representing the Labour Party.


Keynote speaker
Moderator/ Presenter