The Ambassador

Dhr. Ron Strikker

Name: STRIKKER,  Mr. Ronald (Ron)       

Date and place of birth: 14 April 1955, Almelo        

Education: 1973  Grammar School     

                  1980  Law, University of Utrecht

Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in [1980] and worked in junior positions in [Nairobi, Tunis, Paris (Ecole Nationale d’Administration, ENA), Santiago de Chile and Bangkok] and at the ministry in The Hague for [the Legal Department of the Directorate General for International Co-operation, at the Directorate for European Integration and at the Directorate for Consular Affairs and Migration Policy] until [2001].

Further career at the ministry:

2001 – 2004        Deputy Head of the Task Force for the Netherlands’ Presidency of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe

2004 – 2008        Deputy Head of Mission and Head of Political Department, Netherlands Embassy in London 

2008 - 2012         Ambassador in Riyadh

2012 - 2016         Ambassador in Rabat

2016 – present    Ambassador in Accra (Ghana, Togo, Sierra Leone and Liberia)