The Ambassador in Ghana

Mr Ron Strikker

Name: STRIKKER,  Mr. Ronald (Ron)       

Date and place of birth: 14 April 1955, Almelo        

Education: 1973   Grammar School
1980   Law, University of Utrecht


Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1980 and worked in Nairobi, Tunis, Paris (Ecole Nationale d’Administration, ENA), Santiago de Chile and Bangkok and at the ministry in The Hague for the Legal Department of the Directorate General for International Co-operation, at the Directorate for European Integration and at the Directorate for Consular Affairs and Migration Policy until 2001.

Further career at the ministry:

2001 – 2004        Deputy Head of the Task Force for the Netherlands’ Presidency of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe

2004 – 2008        Deputy Head of Mission and Head of Political Department, Netherlands Embassy in London 

2008 - 2012         Ambassador in Riyadh

2012 - 2016         Ambassador in Rabat

2016 – present     Ambassador in Accra (Ghana, Togo, Sierra Leone and Liberia)