Marieke van Dijk

Strategic Design Lead (Independent) in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Marieke van Dijk

Strategic Design Lead (Independent) in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Working on new concepts for a social and sustainable society. Clarifying vision and strategy: questioning, understand, co-design and implement. Preferable using design thinking as a creative process for problem-solving. The near future will be nothing like the recent past. that's why we need more empathy, integrative thinking, optimism, experimentalism, and above all: collaboration.

A university degree, M.Sc. in Design Research and B.Sc. in Industrial Design


• Artez Fashion Master, NL (University of Applied Sciences) Design Thinking & Visual Strategy

• WdKA / Hogeschool Rotterdam (University of Applied Sciences) - Critical Design
• Hogeschool van Amsterdam (University of Applied Sciences) - Business Innovation
• Elisava Barcelona, MIDI Master - Research for Design and Innovation
• Inholland IBIS, NL (University of Applied Sciences) - Business Innovation



• DesignThinkers Group
• Foundation
• Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam

European research projects

EU funded researcher involved in the research project 'Mapping Controversies in Science and Politics'​ (MACOSPOL) 2007-2010 and 'Electronic Maps to Assist Public Science’ (EMAPS) European research project directed by Bruno Latour, 2011-2014.

Advisory Group Member in the Study on Social Innovation in Digital Agenda (SMART 2012/0049) for the European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG_Connect)

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