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timmermans

H.E. Mr. Frans Timmermans

First Vice-President of the European Commission

First Vice-President of the EU Commission, in charge of Better Regulation, Inter-Institutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights

  • 2014-present
Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • 2012-2014
Member of the Dutch parliament, representing Partij van de Arbeid (Dutch Labour Party)
  • 2010-2012
Minister of European Affairs
  • 2007-2010
Member of the Dutch parliament, representing Partij van de Arbeid (Dutch Labour Party)
  • 1998-2007
Senior Advisor and Private Secretary to High Commissioner on National Minorities of the OSCE Max van der Stoel
  • 1995-1998
Staff member for EU Commissioner Hans van den Broek
  • 1994-1995
Deputy head of the Minister for Development Cooperation’s EC Affairs Section
  • 1993-1994
Deputy Secretary of the Dutch embassy in Moscow
  • 1990-1993
Policy Officer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 1987-1990
Postgraduate courses in European Law and French Literature, University of Nancy
  • 1984-1985
Degree in French language and literature, Radboud University Nijmegen
  • 1980-1985