Since 2008 Frans-Anton Vermast MBA (1969) is Senior Strategy Advisor for Low Carbon and Connected Urban Planning at Amsterdam Smart City.
He is an expert in searching for the opportunities of novel appliances and services that make cities a more habitable place for it’s citizens where it is pleasant to live, work and play.

Furthermore, he specialises in developing Smart Cities as open and user centric innovative platforms as well as holistic and cross silo approaches through collaborative bottom up approaches and citizens engagement. Apart from best and next practises Mr Vermast is not afraid to share worst practises and lessons learned to prevent other cities making the same mistakes