Project Description

European Commission Executive Vice President for the European Green Deal

  • European Commission Executive Vice President for the European Green Deal
    December 2019-present
  • First Vice-President of the European Commission, in charge of Better Regulation,
    Inter-Institutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
    2014-2019
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands
    2012-2014
  • Member of the Dutch parliament, Partij van de Arbeid (Dutch Labour Party)
    2010-2012 and 1998-2007
  • Minister of European Affairs, The Netherlands
    2007-2010
  • Senior Advisor and Private Secretary to High Commissioner on National Minorities of the OSCE Max van der Stoel
    1995-1998
  • Staff member of EU Commissioner Hans van den Broek
    1994-1995
  • Deputy Head of the EC Affairs Section, Directorate-General for Development Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs., The Netherlands
    1993-1994
  • Second Secretary, Dutch embassy in Moscow
    1990-1993
  • Policy Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands
    1987-1990
  • Postgraduate courses in European Law and French Literature, University of Nancy
    1984-1985
  • Degree in French language and literature, Radboud University Nijmegen
    1980-1985