About Rene Stevens

Rene Stevens_RS36154René P.M. Stevens MSc Arch/MBA is architect, management consultant, coach and social entrepreneur. End 2002 he established ATELIER V real estate, a trend setting firm in real estate consultancy, of which he is owner and general director.

His passion is to create working and learning environments with an exceptional balance of experience and usefulness that significantly adds value to the users compared with average accommodation. For which being an engineer/architect trained to think in systems, structures and aesthetics and his practical MBA education with focus on concrete business and value case studies creates a powerful combination.


A well known pioneer and expert in the field of strategy-oriented accommodation with over 30 years of experience across the private, public and voluntary sectors. He completed the studies Building Engineering, Master of Architecture and Master of Business Administration.

He was architect at FC de Weger International and senior real estate/workplace consultant at Berenschot Osborne. DTZ Zadelhoff engaged him in 1990 in the establishment of the central departments Research and Consultancy, of which he became director in 1993. Stevens was, together with late Frans F.A. Diekstra BSc (*30-03-1955 †11-05-1995), founding father and from 1992-1997 he was also Director of the Real Estate Norm Netherlands Foundation (REN-norm). From 1997-2001 he was co-founder and general director of the real estate consultancy firm Diephuis Stevens B.V. In 2019 he established as founder/host The “E” of real estate podcast, (TEORE) an exploration odyssey about real estate and the (real) state of humans. Since 2015 he is owner of Meini Hirion Publishing House.

From 1996-2005 he was board member of the International Association of Corporate real estate executives, CoreNet Benelux chapter. He was accredited observer for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and participated in 2012 in the UN Earth Summit on Sustainable Development (RIO+20). Stevens publishes regularly in various professional journals. He is a renowned conference speaker and lecturer at various universities.

-The Architect as Business Optimizer-
‘Squaring the circle by connecting the dots’

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