The ambassador

Hedda Samson, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Data

Name: Hedda Samson

Education

1988 Barlaeus Gymnasium, Amsterdam

1989 Italian, Dante Alighieri and Istituto Mondo Italiano, Rome

1995 MA International Legal Studies, University of Leiden, The Netherlands

          MA Legal and Political Science, University of Leiden, The Netherlands

Employment

2019-present Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Bern

2013-2019 Head Political Department/Political Coordinator UN Security Council

                    Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the UN in New York

2010-2013 Deputy Head Social and Economic UN Affairs Department

                    Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, The Netherlands

2005-2010 First Secretary Human Rights and Social Affairs

                    Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the UN in New York

2001-2005 Senior Policy Officer Non-Proliferation

                    Security Policy Department

                    Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, The Netherlands

1998-2001 Second Secretary, Royal Netherlands Embassy New Delhi, India

1996-1998 Policy Officer Human Rights

                    International Organizations/Human Rights Department

                    Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, The Netherlands