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

Staff directory

The Permanent Representation represents the interests and ideals of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in a range of International Organisations in Geneva, dealing with human rights, arms control, trade and economics, health and humanitarian issues. We work to ensure that the Dutch views and opinions are taken on board by the International Bodies and its Member States.

Ambassador’s office

Roderick van Schreven
Permanent Representative, Ambassador

Reinout Vos
Deputy Permanent Representative, Minister Plenipotentiary, Head of Political Affairs

Adèle Terpstra
PA to the Permanent Representative and to the Deputy Permanent Representative

Katriena Koedam-Wiersma
Communications Officer


Political Affairs

Rochus Pronk
Counsellor, Human Rights, Deputy Head of Political Affairs

Karin Jones-Schaper
First Secretary, Humanitarian Affairs, OCHA, ICRC, UNISDR

Maurice Paulussen
First Secretary, Human Rights, IOM, UNHCR

Quirine van de Linde
First Secretary, Human Rights

François Naeff
Counsellor, Finance and Governance

Gert-Jan Rietveld
Health Counsellor, WHO

Jennyfer Mopo-Imperator
First Secretary, UNAIDS, WHO, Global Fund, GAVI, SRGR, Gender

Kirsten Hommes
Second Secretary, Human Rights

Anna Houck
Policy officer Humanitarian Affairs

Sabine Sandell
Management Assistant Political Affairs

Anja de Lange
Management Assistant Political and Economic Affairs


Economic Affairs

Elsbeth Akkerman
Deputy Permanent Representative to the WTO, Minister Plenipotentiary

Caroline Ramaekers
Trade Counsellor

Pieter Gooren
Counsellor, WTO, Agriculture, Goods, Environment

Wiebren van Dijk
First Secretary, ILO, WTO/DSB

Wouter Biesterbos
First Secretary, WIPO, UNECE, WTO TRIPS, ITU, CERN

Laura Snoek
Management Assistant Economic Affairs

Anja de Lange
Management Assistant Political and Economic Affairs


Disarmament Delegation

Henk Cor van der Kwast
Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament, Ambassador-at-large

Mark Versteden
Deputy Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament, First Secretary

Sachi Claringbould
First Secretary

Liliane Bitsch
PA to the Permanent Representative and to the Deputy Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament

 

General Affairs

Andrea Velema
Head Internal Affairs

Jacqueline Allenbach
Administrative Officer / receptionist

Pascal Bray
Driver

Ricardo Lopes Goncalves
Driver