Thomas E.

Professional with 17+ years in Bicycle Industry, specializing in Product & People Management

English, Dutch

A technical background combined with knowledge and skills in product and people management, creating and building a technically complex personal transportation product. 15 years experience in the bicy...see more

  • Mobility & Transportation
  • Bicycles & E-bikes
  • Product Management
  • Program and Project Management
  • ...


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Head of Product Management

3 months
Current position
Sep 2022 - Present
Working on the development of the future of bicycle drivetrain technology.

Hardware Lead Project Manager

3 years
Mar 2019 - Aug 2022
Building save, sustainable and fun E-mobility products for the future city landscape.

Freelance editor and photographer

Wielrenblad & Up/Down Mountainbike magazine & Electrified Ebike magazine
5 years
Jan 2018 - Sep 2022
Freelance editor and photographer at a Mountainbike magazine & Electrified Ebike magazine in Amsterdam.

Senior Supply Chain Manager

4 years
Aug 2015 - Feb 2019
We’re obsessed with cities. So are our bikes. Truly city-proof, they shrink long commutes, defend themselves against thieves, and amplify your pedal power, leaving you feeling like a st...see more

Production manager Urban Arrow

Optima Cycles
2 years
Apr 2013 - Jul 2015
Production manager for the assembly and quality control of the Dutch cargo E-bike Urban Arrow.

Freelance editor and test rider

Bike & Trekking Magazine
5 years
Jan 2013 - Jan 2018
Testing all types of products within the bicycle industry for one of the leading Dutch Bicycle related magazines. Specializing in both road and offroad bicycles and gear.

chairman VVE Lange Veerstraat

VVE Lange Veerstraat
3 years
Jan 2011 - Aug 2013
Maintenance of a historic appartment complex in the centre of Haarlem.

Product and production manager

Optima Cycles / Amazing Wheels
6 years
Oct 2009 - Jul 2015
Production and sales manager / Design engineer in the bicycle industry. Running a well known recumbent brand, Optima Cycles. At the same time doing design / engineering projects for t...see more

engineer / draftsman

Klous + Brandjes Architecten
2 years
Sep 2007 - Aug 2009
Working as a draftsman on multiple complex architectural design projects.

engineer / draftsman

Max van Aerschot architect BV
6 months
Feb 2007 - Aug 2007
Working as a draftsman on multiple Haarlem based design projects.

engineer / draftsman

Dam & Partners Architecten
1 year
Nov 2005 - Feb 2007
Working as a draftsman on the complex renovation of a Dutch ministry building.

mechanic / salesman

Bikeplanet Haarlem
5 years
Aug 2005 - May 2010
Working in a high-end bicycle store, selling and building mountainbikes and race bikes.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Bicycles & E-bikes
  • Mobility & Transportation

Role experience

  • Product Management
  • Program and Project Management
  • Supply Chain & Procurement


  • Product Development
  • AutoCAD
  • Sales Management