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Profile of registrant

Regio Randstad

Identification number in the register: 12486737199-59
Registration date: 18/11/11 15:49:37

The information on this organisation was last modified on 22/10/14 13:30:18
The date of the last annual update was 22/10/14 13:30:18

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Regio Randstad
Legal status: informal partnership
Website address:


Section: VI - Organisations representing local, regional and municipal authorities, other public or mixed entities, etc.
and more precisely: Local, regional and municipal authorities (at sub-national level)

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mrs  Elvira Sweet
Position: Chair of Regio Randstad EU organisation/provincial executive

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Astrid Weij
Position: Head of Office

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 6 Archimedeslaan 
Utrecht 3584 BA
Telephone number: (+31) 0302589111
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Contact details Brussels office:
Regio Randstad Brussel
Trierstraat/Rue de Treves 59/61
1040 Brussels

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The Randstad Region is the fifth economical region in the EU. It embraces four provinces Flevoland, Noord-Holland, Utrecht and Zuid-Holland. The provinces joined its forces to collaborate on EU affairs. Our main objectives are to strengthen the international competitiveness of the region and to improve quality of life in the western part of the Netherlands – the Randstad. To achieve our main objectives we focus our European work on the following Policy Areas:
1. (Future of) Regional Policy
2. Sustainable Environment (resource efficiency)
3. Knowledge & Innovation
4. Rural areas under urban pressure
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 8
Complementary information: The names of the Brussels representatives are
Astrid Weij: EU Head of Office
Felice Decates: EU representative of the Randstadprovinces;
Joanne Swets: EU representative of the province of Utrecht;
Wim Stooker: EU representative of the province of Noord-Holland;
Eva Gijbels: EU representative of the province of Noord-Holland
Alexander van den Bosch: EU representative of the province of Zuid-Holland
Sidony Venema: EU representative of the province of Flevoland

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

EU policy, Regional Policy, Common Agriculural Policy, and many more

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Total number of members that are natural persons: 7
Number of member organisations: 0
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Mainly ERRIN: European Regions Research and Innovation Network, PURPLE: Peri-Urban Regions Platform Europe, AIR: Air-quality Initiative of Regions, CEMR: Council of European Municipalities and Regions, CoR: Comite of the Regions

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 619,540
of which public financing: 619,540
- from European sources:
- Procurement: 0
- Grants: 0
- from national sources: 0
- from local/regional sources: 619,540
from other sources: 0
- donations: 0
- contributions from members: 0
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 600000  € - 700000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Not applicable

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
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