The Embassy and Consulates | Kingdom of the Netherlands, Canada

The Ambassador: Cees Kole

Curriculum vitae

 

Name    KOLE, Cornelis Johannes
Born    16 March 1956 at Wageningen, the Netherlands
Married to    JORDANS, Saskia E.J.M.

Academic Education    Groningen University

Masters Degree in Law (1980)

Mr. C.J. Kole joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1984. In the period 1985 – 1995 he held postings at the Netherlands Embassy in Warsaw, the Queen’s Cabinet and at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague. Subsequently Mr. C.J. Kole held the following positions:

1995-1997    
Deputy Director of the Protocol Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), The Hague
1997-1998    
Project leader, Human Resources Department, MFA, The Hague
1998-2002    
Policy officer and spokesperson at the Netherlands Permanent Representation to the European Union in Brussels
2002-2006    
Director of the Information and Communication Department, MFA, The Hague
2006-2010    
Deputy Head of Mission, Minister Plenipotentiary, Netherlands Embassy in Paris 
2010-2013    
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Netherlands in Tehran
2013-          
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Netherlands in Ottawa