Netherlands Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

CV Ambassador

Name

Bengt van Loosdrecht

Work experience

August 2011 – August 2016  

Special Great Lakes Envoy and Deputy Director Africa, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague

March 2009 – August 2011

Deputy Director Information and Communication, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague

September 2005 – March 2009

Deputy Head of Mission/Head Development Cooperation, Netherlands Embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam

September 2002 – August 2005

First Secretary, Netherlands UN Mission, New York

September 2001 – September 2002

UN DESA(Department of Social and Economic Affairs), New York

August 2000 – July 2001

Senior program officer at the Human Rights Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague

September 1996 – August 2000

First Secretary Political, Netherlands Embassy New Delhi, India

September 1994 – October 1995

Chargé d'Affaires for the Netherlands in Kigali, Rwanda

January 1991 – August 1994

West-Africa Desk, Information department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague

                                             

 

Education

1980-1985

 

MA degree in general linguistics, University of Groningen (the Netherlands) and Uppsala University (Sweden)

1985-1988

Ecole Nationale de la Photographie, Arles, France