The ambassador

Frans Makken

Curriculum Vitae drs. F.A. Makken

Name:   Makken, drs. Franciscus Albrecht
Born: in Delfzijl on 23 september 1953
Married to: Lina Stam

Civil servant for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with salary scale 17 BBRA 1984. Started to work for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1994. 


1974   University of Applied Sciences Groningen: Economic/ commercial education

1979   University Groningen: International Economic Relations

Career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

1994   -   2000       Inspector; Inspection Development Cooperation and Policy Evaluation

2000   -   2001       Coordinator Advisory Group Sectoral Approach

2001   -   2005       Replacement Chef de Poste in Hanoi

2005   -   2008       Dutch Representative at the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah; Permanent Representative UNRWA

2008   -   2012       Ambassador in Kigali (with accreditation in Burundi)

2012   -   2015       Inspector; Inspection, Reporting, Supporting

2015    -  2019       Ambassador in Nairobi (with accreditation in Somalia and the Seychelles); Permanent Representative UN Office in Nairobi (UNEP & UN Habitat)