Meet our team

The UNSense team is made up of highly experienced people, all of whom are motivated to make a difference in the intersection between technology and the built environment. We work with people from architecture, urban design and technology backgrounds to gain the best insights into human behavior and how a space can adapt to this. Our approach is research and data driven social impact and this is reflected in our team. What binds us is a strong vision of the future of the built environment and a determination to make that future happen. UNSense is based in the Freedom Lab Campus, a crossover innovation hub in Amsterdam.

Ben van Berkel


Roger Tan

Leading the Company

Ren Yee

Innovation Strategy & Forecasting

Emmelien Kneppers

Strategic Business Development

Filippo Lodi

Research & Technology

Esther Brejaart

Innovation Support Officer

Dana Behrman

Urban Strategies

Machteld Kors

Marketing & Communication

Steve O’Reilly

Social Media

William de Boer

Product Development

Harlen Miller

Computational Research

Sander Versluis

Building Technology

Julia Gottstein

Future of Culture & Commerce: Research & Forecasting

Bart Chompff

Media Research & Building Technology

Freelance Strategic Program Manager

We are looking for a freelance Strategic Program Manager for our office in Amsterdam. This senior role can further evolve into a contract position. Tasks include further develop and execute UNSense’s smart city consultancy proposition in terms of strategy and specific projects, project delivery of multi-stakeholder programs and client relationship management and assist with engaging, developing and managing strategic partnerships.

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Innovation Support Officer (full-time)

We are looking for an Innovation Support Officer to join the team and support the core innovation process of UNSense. In this position he/she will be able to participate in the creation of innovative products and services, engaging with multidisciplinary teams (designers, architects, software developers, data analysts) and liaising with innovative clients. The ideal candidate will support business development and help execute innovation projects from planning to implementation performing not only routine tasks but also influencing and steering the success of a project.

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Freelance Finance Manager

UNSense – the arch tech company founded by UNStudio – is looking for a freelance Finance Manager to join the team that will be responsible for the financial management of UNSense. We are looking for an availability of 2x 0.5 days per week.

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Innovation and Business Designer (medior / senior)

We are looking for an Innovation and Business Designer that takes the lead in steering our acceleration and innovation projects. A colleague that focusses on the business and financial side of innovation with a strong future oriented view and a sense for technology, design, architecture and urban planning.

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