Information for the press

Press Officers are available for members of the media. If you are not from the media, you can reach the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management through the contact form or via the general telephone number +31 70 214 02 14 (on working days from 8.00 AM - 8.00 PM).

Whom should you contact?

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, Rijkswaterstaat (the executive arm of the Ministry), the Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate (ILT) and the Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute (KNMI) each have their own press officers. They also have their own standby numbers to be used outside office hours.

If you have any questions about policy or its political context, please contact the relevant spokesperson (see below). In the event of an emergency, the Press Office can be reached outside office on +31 70 456 70 60.

Press Officer

Soil, Smart Mobility, general press questions and interview requests

Liz Zoetekouw
+31 6 21 67 39 87
liz.zoetekouw@minienw.nl

Press officers for minister Harbers

New Road Projects (MIRT), Bridges, Infrastructural Conservation and Mobility fund

Inge Rijgersberg
+31 6 33 95 44 26
inge.rijgersberg@minienw.nl

Water Affairs, Climate Adaptation, Road Safety

Lisette Ebeling Koning
+31 6 10 61 90 62
lisette.ebelingkoning@minienw.nl

Aviation, Sea and Inland Shipping, Locks, Waterways and Goods Transport

Paul van der Zanden
+31 6 11 02 59 98
paul.vander.zanden@minienw.nl

Press officers for Minister Heijnen

Sustainable Transport, Bicycle, Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection

Joris Schouten
+31 6 46 25 10 05
joris.schouten@minienw.nl

Circular Economy, Environment

Nicolette Rodenburg
+31 6 53 20 08 52
Nicolette.Rodenburg@minienw.nl

Railway, Public Transport and Taxis

Susanne Uilenbroek
+31 6 21 61 01 27
susanne.uilenbroek@minienw.nl

Press officer corporate affairs

Corporate affairs, Corona, KiM-spokesperson, wob-requests

Joris Drost
+31 6 11 10 65 42
joris.drost@minienw.nl

Press Officer for the Delta Commissioner

Rijkswaterstaat (executive arm of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management)

Contact details see the Rijkswaterstaat website.

Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate

You can reach the Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate (ILT) 24/7 on telephone number +31 70 456 26 60.
Also refer to the contact details on the ILT website.

KNMI (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute)

You can reach the KNMI Press Office during office hours on +31 30 22 06 317. In the event of an emergency, you can reach the KNMI outside office hours on +31 (0)6 53 21 43 64.
Also refer to the contact details on the KNMI website.

Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL)

You can reach the Press Office of the PBL 24/7 on telephone number +31 70 328 86 88. Also refer to the contact details on the PBL website.