Arre Zuurmond was appointed to the position of municipal ombudsman on September 11th, 2013. With the ratification of the municipal decree joint ombudsman metropolis Amsterdam, he was reappointed on the 18th of December 2013 until the 31st of December 2019.
Arre earned his Ph.D. (Cum Laude) in Public Administration at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. He was, among others, co-founder and partner of the research and consultancy firm PBLQ Zenc, Professor by special Appointment at Leiden University, Associate Professor at Technical University Delft as well as founder (and director of science) at the Kafkabrigade.
Member RvA NVVB (unremunerated)
Member of editing board mediation (unremunerated)
Member of Citizens’ initiative 1Government (membership prior to September 2013)