Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Geneva, Switzerland

Chargé d'Affaires UNOG

Dr. Reinout Vos, Chargé d'Affaires UNOG

Professional Career:

2012-2017 Deputy Permanent Representative, Netherlands Permanent Representation to the UN in Geneva
2009-2012 Director of the Office of the Secretary–General of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2005-2009 Deputy Director Economic and Ecological Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2001-2005 Counsellor for Economic Affairs, Netherlands Embassy in Berlin
1997-2001 Deputy Head External European Policy, Department for European Integration, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1993-1997 Deputy Head of the Economic Department, Netherlands Embassy in Cairo
1991-1993 Deputy Head Southern Africa, Department for African and Middle East Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1990-1991 Trainee, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1989-1990 Lecturer, History of International Relations, University of Utrecht

Researcher, Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research.


Gentle Janus, Merchant Prince. The VOC and the Tightrope of Diplomacy in the Malay World, 1740-1800. Leiden. KITLV Press. 1993.

Personal data

Reinout Vos is married with three children. He is a dedicated amateur musician.