Ambassador Wim Geerts

Geerts, Wim

Curriculum Vitae

Name:              Wim Geerts               

Date of birth:   10 August 1963

Place of birth:   Made en Drimmelen (the Netherlands)

Education:        1986    Nijmegen University (the Netherlands) and Boston College (USA):
English Language and Literature

2019                Ambassador to PR China (Beijing)

2016 – 2019    Secretary General Ministry of Defence

2013 – 2016     Director General Political Affairs

2008 – 2013     Ambassador to Canada (Ottawa)

2006 – 2008     Deputy Director General Political Affairs

2002 – 2006     Deputy Chief of Mission Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Washington

1991 – 2002     Several positions at the Prime Minister’s Office (including Foreign Policy and Defence Advisor to the Prime Minister)

1989 – 1991     Posted at the Embassy in Singapore

1988                  Entered the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1986 – 1988     English teacher