Ambassador Ines Coppoolse

Curriculum vitae of Ines Coppoolse, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Canada.

Name: COPPOOLSE, Goverdina Christina (Ines)

Born: 21 May 1962 at Westzaan, the Netherlands

Married to: Alexander Gerard Verbeek


1981 Pre-university education

1992 University of Amsterdam: International Relations

Portrait of Ines Coppoolse

Work experience:

1992 – 2001 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague / several positions within the MFA both in London as well as in The Hague (Sub-Saharan Africa Department and Consular Affairs and Asylum Department)

2001 – 2004    Head, Recruitment and Selection Section, Human Resources Department

2005 – 2009    Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission to the UN in Vienna    

2009 - 2012    Deputy Director, Asia and Oceania Department

2012 - 2015    Director, Human Resources Department

2015 - 2020    Ambassador to Sweden

2020 -              Ambassador to Canada