Sietse Bakker (1984) is TV/event professional, author of two books about personal development and regular speaker at national and international events on the topics of media, leadership and (crisis)communications. Until 2016 he was Event Supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest. In 2019 he was appointed as Executive Producer of the 65th Eurovision Song Contest, which was cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and eventually took place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands in May 2021.
As of 1 December, 2022, Sietse is Director of Amsterdam 750 Years for the Municipality of Amsterdam. The capital of the Netherlands is celebrating its anniversary from 27 October, 2024, until 27 October, 2025.
“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I… I took the one less traveled by. And that has made all the difference.”
— Robert Frost