As a Communications Officer, Maud is part of the Communications Team at AMS Institute since 2016. In her role, Maud works on building the community at AMS Institute both online and offline. Integrated marketing communications are central to her multidisciplinary role. Her efforts contribute to external and internal branding and positioning of the institute though online social channels and events.

Maud develops the AMS Science for the City series at Pakhuis de Zwijger, on the latest research and practical solutions on urban themes such as water, energy, waste, food, data and mobility. By programming together with the team of Pakhuis de Zwijger, she crafts inspiring and innovative talks and workshops that involve researchers and urban professionals, which carries the message of AMS Institute out.

Maud holds a Master of Science degree in New Media Studies from the Vrije Universiteit in Brussel and a Bachelor of Science in Communication Science from the University of Amsterdam. She also obtained a short course certificate in Urban Management and Development Theories from the Institute of Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) at Erasmus University in Rotterdam.

“The challenges cities face today are both fascinating and overwhelming because of their complex character. Being part of the solution for these challenges is what drives me to work at AMS Institute.”

Maud Kaan

Communications Officer

News

In the royal spotlight

Circularity in Urban Regions

At the invitation of His Majesty the King, Her Excellency Madam Halimah Yacob President of the Republic of Singapore, visited the Netherlands for a state visit on 21-22 November 2018. AMS Institute and Waternet were invited to share their innovations.

Event

Amsterdam City Event

June 6, 2019

The Amsterdam City Event is a knowledge day for civil servants. On this day, civil servants of the municipality of Amsterdam will exchange knowledge, inspire each other and have the opportunity to expand their network.

News

Singapore state visit

Circularity in Urban Regions

Singapore state visit on November 21st –  in the attendance of His Majesty the King.

News

Singapore state visit

Circularity in Urban Regions

Singapore state visit on November 21st –  in the attendance of His Majesty the King.

News

Floriade Dialogue Summit Wrap-up

Metropolitan Food Systems

How do we build green cities with healthy food for all? This question brought people from all over the world together at the Floriade Dialogues Summit on March 28th in Almere. An inspirational day full of talks and discussions about the future of food.

Event

Official opening of our new location

June 21st 15:30-19:30

June 21st AMS Institute festively opens its new location at Marineterrein Amsterdam and celebrates its 5-year anniversary. Two important milestones we’d like to share with partners and friends.

Event

Flevo Campus Denktank 2019

Metropolitan Food Systems

February 23rd | March 2nd | March 11th | March 20st | March 8th

Our food system is complex. We get most of what we eat from far away. Why do we eat green beans from Morocco and potatoes from Spain, while we can also buy our vegetables from the farmer nearby? Why are 'our' tomatoes transported all over the planet?

Event

Flevo Campus Denktank 2019

Metropolitan Food Systems

February 23rd | March 2nd | March 11th | March 20st | March 8th

Our food system is complex. We get most of what we eat from far away. Why do we eat green beans from Morocco and potatoes from Spain, while we can also buy our vegetables from the farmer nearby? Why are 'our' tomatoes transported all over the planet?

Event

The Circular Kitchen

Circularity in Urban Regions

How can we create the ultimate environment for circular cooking and living?

News

In the royal spotlight

Circularity in Urban Regions

At the invitation of His Majesty the King, Her Excellency Madam Halimah Yacob President of the Republic of Singapore, visited the Netherlands for a state visit on 21-22 November 2018. AMS Institute and Waternet were invited to share their innovations.

News

In the royal spotlight

Circularity in Urban Regions

At the invitation of His Majesty the King, Her Excellency Madam Halimah Yacob President of the Republic of Singapore, visited the Netherlands for a state visit on 21-22 November 2018. AMS Institute and Waternet were invited to share their innovations.

Event

Amsterdam City Event

June 6, 2019

The Amsterdam City Event is a knowledge day for civil servants. On this day, civil servants of the municipality of Amsterdam will exchange knowledge, inspire each other and have the opportunity to expand their network.

Event

Amsterdam City Event

June 6, 2019

The Amsterdam City Event is a knowledge day for civil servants. On this day, civil servants of the municipality of Amsterdam will exchange knowledge, inspire each other and have the opportunity to expand their network.

Event

Amsterdam City Event

June 6, 2019

The Amsterdam City Event is a knowledge day for civil servants. On this day, civil servants of the municipality of Amsterdam will exchange knowledge, inspire each other and have the opportunity to expand their network.

Event

Amsterdam City Event

June 6, 2019

The Amsterdam City Event is a knowledge day for civil servants. On this day, civil servants of the municipality of Amsterdam will exchange knowledge, inspire each other and have the opportunity to expand their network.

News

Singapore state visit

Circularity in Urban Regions

Singapore state visit on November 21st –  in the attendance of His Majesty the King.

News

Floriade Dialogue Summit Wrap-up

Metropolitan Food Systems

How do we build green cities with healthy food for all? This question brought people from all over the world together at the Floriade Dialogues Summit on March 28th in Almere. An inspirational day full of talks and discussions about the future of food.

News

Singapore state visit

Circularity in Urban Regions

Singapore state visit on November 21st –  in the attendance of His Majesty the King.

News

Floriade Dialogue Summit Wrap-up

Metropolitan Food Systems

How do we build green cities with healthy food for all? This question brought people from all over the world together at the Floriade Dialogues Summit on March 28th in Almere. An inspirational day full of talks and discussions about the future of food.

Event

Official opening of our new location

June 21st 15:30-19:30

June 21st AMS Institute festively opens its new location at Marineterrein Amsterdam and celebrates its 5-year anniversary. Two important milestones we’d like to share with partners and friends.

Event

Official opening of our new location

June 21st 15:30-19:30

June 21st AMS Institute festively opens its new location at Marineterrein Amsterdam and celebrates its 5-year anniversary. Two important milestones we’d like to share with partners and friends.

Event

Official opening of our new location

June 21st 15:30-19:30

June 21st AMS Institute festively opens its new location at Marineterrein Amsterdam and celebrates its 5-year anniversary. Two important milestones we’d like to share with partners and friends.

Event

Official opening of our new location

June 21st 15:30-19:30

June 21st AMS Institute festively opens its new location at Marineterrein Amsterdam and celebrates its 5-year anniversary. Two important milestones we’d like to share with partners and friends.

Event

Flevo Campus Denktank 2019

Metropolitan Food Systems

February 23rd | March 2nd | March 11th | March 20st | March 8th

Our food system is complex. We get most of what we eat from far away. Why do we eat green beans from Morocco and potatoes from Spain, while we can also buy our vegetables from the farmer nearby? Why are 'our' tomatoes transported all over the planet?

Event

Flevo Campus Denktank 2019

Metropolitan Food Systems

February 23rd | March 2nd | March 11th | March 20st | March 8th

Our food system is complex. We get most of what we eat from far away. Why do we eat green beans from Morocco and potatoes from Spain, while we can also buy our vegetables from the farmer nearby? Why are 'our' tomatoes transported all over the planet?

Event

The Circular Kitchen

Circularity in Urban Regions

How can we create the ultimate environment for circular cooking and living?

Event

The Circular Kitchen

Circularity in Urban Regions

How can we create the ultimate environment for circular cooking and living?