Press enquiries

The Press Officers of the City of Amsterdam are specifically available to inform journalists. For general press questions, please feel free to contact the Press Office of the City of Amsterdam via +31 (0)20 552 21 17 or ([email protected]). For specific topics, you can also contact the Press Officers listed below:

Public Order and Safety (including soft drugs policy), Integrated Security Policy, Regulation and Enforcement, General Affairs, Communication, Legal Affairs and City Administration

Spokesperson for Mayor of Amsterdam: Sebastiaan Meijer
Email: [email protected]
Mobile: +31 (0)6 8351 2915

Sophie Anzion
Email: [email protected]
Mobile: +31 (0)6 13 97 21 63

Health and Welfare, Sports and Recreation, Spatial Planning, Land Management

Press Secretary for Alderperson Eric van der Burg: Saskia van Rumt
Mobile: +31 (0)6 22 15 73 46

Finance and Water Management, Economic Affairs, Investments, Ports and Airport

Press Secretary for Alderperson Udo Kock: Vera Al
Mobile: +31 (0)6 53 23 01 02

Work, Income, Participation

Press Secretary for Alderperson Arjan Vliegenthart: Elisabeth Jepma
Mobile: +31 (0)6 13 87 14 46

Sustainability, Air Quality, Public Space & Parks, Services, ICT and Public Governance

Press Secretary for Alderperson Abdeluheb Choho: Denise Juthan
Mobile: +31 (0)6 22 14 00 31

Building and Housing Planning, Community Development, Animal Welfare

Press Secretary for Alderperson Laurens Ivens: Jasper Karman
Mobile: +31 (0)6 57 87 73 07

Traffic and Transport (including bikes), Municipal Property, Operational Management, Personel and Organisation

Press Secretary for Alderperson Pieter Litjens: Anne-Sophie Gorgels
Mobile: +31 (0)6 24 86 75 49

Education, Youth, Diversity, Integration, Art and Culture, Local Media and Monuments

Press Secretary for Alderperson Simone Kukenheim: Peter Paul Ekker
Mobile: +31 (0)6 10 86 16 03

Enquiries from the general public 

The City of Amsterdam has a central information number, 14 020. This number can be used for questions about construction, marriage ceremonies, parking tariffs, taxes and other civic matters. The service is also available to English speakers – simply select English from the automated menu at the start of your call. If you are calling from abroad please dial +31 20 624 1111. Alternatively, you can Whatsapp the City of Amsterdam.