Ambassador

Jos Douma

CURRICULUM VITAE

Name                          Johannes (Jos)  DOUMA

Born                           Groningen, 10 January 1955

Marital status          Married to Aleid BOLHUIS

Education                  1972    HBS B

                                     1979    Groningen University (History)

Current position       Ambassador of the Netherlands to Georgia and Armenia

                                    (since September 2015)

Previous positions     2013 – 2015   Ambassador of the Netherlands to the Islamic Republic of Iran

2009 – 2013   Ambassador of the Netherlands to the Republic of Slovenia

2010 – 2011    Chargé d’Affaires to the Holy See

2005 – 2009    Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Moscow

2001 – 2005    Head of Department Central Europe and Deputy Director Western and Central Europe directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands

2000 – 2001    Head of Department Central Europe, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands

1996 – 2000    Head of Matra programme (Programme for Social Transformation in Central and Eastern Europe), Europe Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands

1980 – 1996    Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague, and was posted at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in respectively Harare, Lagos and Bonn and at the Ministry in The Hague