• Moderation and presentation of the Jubilee symposium of the Netherlands Atlantic Association. The 65th anniversary of this forum for the public debate on transatlantic security issues was celebrated with debates and lectures by journalists, politicians, diplomats and students.
  • Moderator of the Stakeholder Summit on Artificial Intelligence organized by the European Commission, Brussels.
  • Moderator and chair of the Civil Society Days organized by the European Economic and Social Committee, Brussels.
  • Interviewer and presenter of the 'Glass House of Science' for the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Sixteen professors from the UvA including Alexander Rinnooy Kan, Ernst Hirsch Ballin and Barbara Baarsma gave a series of public lectures in the Glass House in Amsterdam.
  • On stage interview with gymnast Epke Zonderland, gold-medal winner ‘bars’, Olympics London 2012, for the employees of the Dutch Tax Authority. Using film footage, Epke told about how it is to win a gold medal at the Olympics and shared his passion for gymnastics.
  • Chair and moderator at Rabobank Nederland in honour of the retirement of chairman of the board Bert Heemskerk with keynote of (then) HRH Princess Máxima of the Netherlands. Subject: banking, entrepreneurship and investing in African countries.
  • Moderation of the House of Commons debate on Europe organized by the University of Amsterdam with Member of Parliament Kathalijne Buitenweg as 'Speaker of the House'.
  • Facilitating a strategy session of the Dutch Employee Insurance Agency (UWV) on 'Cooperation within the UWV'.
  • Presenter at the retirement celebration of the CEO of Obvion Hypotheken of a 'In the Spotlight’ event. Key persons in the career of the CEO passed by.
  • Presenter of 'The World keeps spinning'. A one-and-a-half-hour talk show on the occasion of the ten-year collaboration between Schretlen & Co (Former private bank brand of Rabobank) and Habitat for Humanity. With ambassador of Habitat for Humanity, Wim Dik, as ‘side-kick’.
  • Facilitator of an 'away day' for the Dutch Coalition on Disability and Development (DCDD). Through workshops, exercises and assignments, members of the coalition were trained on better cooperation to reach their common objectives.
  • Presentation and moderation of various member meetings of Rabobanks throughout the Netherlands. I.a. Rabobank Amerstreek, Breskens, Bergen op Zoom, Roosendaal, and West Friesland East.
  • Chair and moderator of several conferences organized by the Provinces of Gelderland, North Brabant, South Holland, Zeeland and Flevoland. Live, on stage interviews with Provincial Council Members were an integral part of these conferences.

Lenneke Hoedemaker


I combine a professional background in theatre with policy and communications experience



You want to get the most out of a strategic retreat, workshop or an ‘away-day’



A professionally moderated debate allows you to discover what drives your target audience



As chairwoman I make sure there is 'air to breathe' in your congress


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Lenneke sparkles on stage and makes others shine. She is an intelligent, humorous woman, who quickly understands what the core is in the debate and who questions people open-mindedly. With Lenneke as moderator a meeting is not only constructive, but also just fun. 

Kathalijne Buitenweg, Member of Dutch Parliament GroenLinks,
former Group leader the Green party European Parliament

Lenneke is a passionate, creative and intelligent woman. Her social engagement combined with a great sense of humour makes her a perfect moderator.

Yvette Burghgraef van Eechoud, Director of European and International Affairs,
Ministry of Economic Affairs, former Ambassador of the Netherlands in Qatar

Lenneke knows how to perfectly combine knowledge of the content with responding to the feelings of the audience. In doing so, she does not forget to maintain the structure in a meeting in an attractive manner. 

Gerbert Mos, CEO of Finzie Hypotheken en Verzekeringen

Lenneke Hoedemaker is a great talent. As chairwoman and presenter she knows how to fascinate and touch people. Lenneke has the special ability to listen to people and to turn this into a nice addition to the conversation she is leading. Her enthusiasm and her good preparation ensure a substantive and inspiring conversation, seminar or presentation. Her sense of humour plays a major role in her accessibility

Michael van Hoorne, Director Van Hoorne Entertainment

A revelation. Lenneke is incredibly uninhibited and plays the audience with a good sense of humour

Lau Verwer, Executive Account Director AON Risk Management

Lenneke is a real joy to work with - not only does she bring energy to our public events; she is a true sparring partner in every aspect of the planning process. She is passionate about what she does - and so are we - which proves a perfect match!

Catelijne Muller, member of the European Economic and Social Committee,
EU High Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence