Curriculum Vitae Ambassador

Name Bansema, Cornelis Jan (Cees)
Date and place of birth 6 August 1952, Eindhoven, the Netherlands
Education:
1980 Secondary school Christelijk Lyceum Apeldoorn
1986 Master Netherlands Law, University of Groningen
1987 European Law, College of Europe Bruges

Entered the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1987 and worked in junior positions in Tehran, Bonn/Berlin and Bratislava. Besides that in the departments of Multilateral Development Cooperation and European Integration at the Ministry.

Work experience:
2005-2009 Head EU-Internal division, European Integration Department
2000-2011 Deputy Director, European Integration Department
2011-2015 Deputy Head of Mission, Netherlands Embassy New Delhi
2015-current NL Ambassador to Finland