We are Bind

Following many years of individual experience within the field of community management, Kirsten Wagenaar and Peter Staal set up a joint agency, Bind, at the start of 2017.

We are all driven by a great passion for the job. This is why we prefer working with organizations that share our conviction in our methods and, just like us, are willing to put effort into fostering communities. A community cannot be created overnight, and because the process is rooted in behavioural change and a different way of working, the job is never quite done. But for organizations willing to make the investment, the benefits are immense.

Kirsten Wagenaar

Kirsten Wagenaar - Strategic consultant

Since 2008 I have been involved in a professional capacity in the development and management of dozens of communities. Empowering both community members and organizations through community development makes the impossible possible.
Peter Staal

Peter Staal - Strategic consultant

I believe strongly that the whole is more than the sum of its parts. This conviction, along with a great affinity with the ways in which digital resources can be used in its fulfilment, is what gives me such great pride and pleasure in my work. Our goal at Bind is to allow organizations to utilize their social capital as effectively as possible. People are the heart of our business,which means there’s never a dull day!
Eva de Vries

Eva de Vries - Community Consultant

What community management means to me is showing people that working differently really can benefit you and your organization. What drives me is supporting people in achieving this goal. Embrace progress - work in communities!
Amy Pieplenbosch

Amy Pieplenbosch - Community Consultant

Pieter John Veen

Pieter Veen - Community Consultant

Roos Hofstede

Roos Hofstede - Community Consultant

Jaap den Ouden

Jaap den Ouden - Community Consultant

Community building is human work. Online communities rarely emerge automatically, without a lot of attention, passion and patience. I like to help people get started to help each other. I do that in a quirky and playful way. With a lot of attention. Offline and online. To pass it on afterwards. Because this method deserves to be applied sustainably.

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