Curriculum Vitae Consul General

Name

Sebastiaan Messerschmidt

Education:

1990 - 1995                Communication Science, University of Amsterdam

1988 - 1990                English Language and Literature, University of Amsterdam

Employment:

2018 - Present

Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Cape Town, South Africa

2014 - 2018

Counsellor at the Office of His Majesty the King

2011 - 2014 Deputy head East Asia division, head China Team, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2007 - 2011 Human Resource Counsellor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2007 Netherlands Political Advisor to NATO ISAF 1 (NL/AUS) Task Force Uruzgan, Afghanistan
2004 - 2006 Senior Policy Officer, Kosovo-desk, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2000 - 2004 Senior Policy Officer, Security Policy Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1999 - 2000 Second Secretary Development, Netherlands Embassy Sana’a, Yemen
1996 - 1999 Press Officer of minister for Development Cooperation / Editor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1995 Teacher, Communication Science department, University of Amsterdam

Consul General Sebastiaan Messerschmidt