City Government
Gepubliceerd op: 15-12-2016
Geprint op: 06-10-2022
https://www.rotterdam.nl/english/city-government/
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The Municipal Executive Committee and the City Council jointly govern the city and make up the City Government. The City Council is the legislative body (sets out general policy and passes bills). The City Executive is the executive body.

The Municipal Executive Committee consists of Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb and nine Vice Mayors.

Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb

Spokeswoman: Claudia Verhulp +31 6 512 663 15

 

Curriculum vitae

  • Name Ahmed: Aboutaleb
  • Date of birth: 29 August 1961
  • Place of birth: Beni Sidel (Morocco)
  • Profession prior to becoming mayor: State Secretary for the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment, fourth Balkenende cabinet

Education

  • Technical College (telecommunications)
  • Intermediate technical School
  • Junior technical School

Career

  • State Secretary for the Ministry of Social affairs and Employment, Fourth Balkenende cabinet, 2007 - 2008
  • Vice Mayor, Municipality of Amsterdam, 2004 - 2007
  • Director of the Social, Economic and Cultural Development Sector, Municipality of Amsterdam, 2002 - 2004
  • Columnist, Newspaper Trouw, 2000 - 2002
  • Director, FORUM Institute for Multicultural Development, 1998 - 2002
  • Manager of the Communications and Publications Sector Statistics Netherlands (CBS),1997 - 1998
  • Head of information, Social and Economic Council (SER),1994 - 1997
  • Press officer, Ministry of Welfare, Health and cultural Affairs, 1991 - 1994
  • Reporter, RTL 4 Nieuws,1989 - 1991
  • Freelance reporter (Veronica Radio, NOS Radio, discussieleider RVU Televisie, programmamaker Regio Stad Amsterdam), 1988-1989

Vice Mayor Faouzi Achbar

Vice Mayor Faouzi Achbar

Spokeswoman: Kristel van der Heiden +31 6 287 417 94
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Vice Mayor Vincent Karremans

Vice Mayor Vincent Karremans

Spokeswoman: Lisette van Bale +31 6 283 627 17

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Vice Mayor Said Kasmi

Vice Mayor Said Kasmi

Spokeswoman: Ingrid Adriaanse +31 6 391 161 35

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Vice Mayor Robert Simons

Vice Mayor Robert Simons

Spokesman: Joachim Kost +31 6 391 073 81

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Vice Mayor Maarten Struijvenberg

Vice Mayor Maarten Struijvenberg

Spokesman: Theo Breimer +31 6 413 165 67

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Vice Mayor Tim Versnel

Vice Mayor Tim Versnel

Spokesman: Tristan van Rijn +31 6 481 386 31

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Vice Mayor Enes Yigit

Vice Mayor Enes Yigit

Spokeswoman: Miriam Fianen +31 6 531 487 55

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Vice Mayor Chantal Zeegers

Vice Mayor Chantal Zeegers

Spokeswoman: Ekin Yazbahar - Sonmez +31 6 134 283 89

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