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Frans Timmermans

Frans Timmermans


European Commission Executive Vice President for the European Green Deal December 2019-present

First Vice-President of the European Commission, in charge of Better Regulation,

Inter-Institutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights - 2014-2019

Minister of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands - 2012-2014

Member of the Dutch parliament, Partij van de Arbeid (Dutch Labour Party) - 2010-2012 and 1998-2007

Minister of European Affairs, The Netherlands - 2007-2010

Senior Advisor and Private Secretary to High Commissioner on National Minorities of the OSCE Max van der Stoel - 1995-1998

Staff member of EU Commissioner Hans van den Broek - 1994-1995

Deputy Head of the EC Affairs Section, Directorate-General for Development Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs., The Netherlands - 1993-1994

Second Secretary, Dutch embassy in Moscow - 1990-1993

Policy Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands - 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