Niek started his career at Blauwhoed. After more than 20 years of concept development, he knows the ins and outs of the profession. However, he is always eager to learn new things. He values the fact that Blauwhoed provides him with the space and flexibility to do his job. He is motivated to come up with innovative solutions, which he rather likes to use sooner than later. He is the founder of the so-called Haaks Wonen concept; a practical concept for smart use of residential space. Furthermore, he likes to focus on developing public spaces, adaption to climate change and storage of water.