Birth - Death
Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Former Member of Parliament (1998-2011) and Minister of Agriculture (2007-2010). Served on the executive committee of the European Trade Union Confederation, and on the boards of the Interchurch Organisation for Development Cooperation, the Royal Dutch Equestrian Sports Federation (KNHS) and Stichting Geuzenverzet.
- The LGBTQ Food and Farming Community
- Union Leaders Who Identify as LGBTQ
- LGBTQ Individuals at the United Nations