CV - Ambassador Jhr. drs. Jack R. Twiss Quarles van Ufford
Jhr. drs. Jack R. Twiss Quarles van Ufford is the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Lithuania.
Jhr. drs. Jack R. Twiss Quarles van Ufford
Date of birth
24th June 1960
Spouse – Janet H. Anderson (British citizen), daughter – Claire
1986 University of Amsterdam: Master’s Social Anthropology, cum laude
2022 Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Lithuania
2016 – 2022 Director of Intelligence, General Intelligence and Security Services (AIVD)
2011 - 2016 Foreign Policy and Defence Advisor to the Prime Minister
2009 – 2011 Head of the Netherlands Representative Office Ramallah, Palestinian Territories
2006 – 2009 Head of the Political Section Royal Netherlands Embassy, Washington DC, USA
2003 - 2006 Private Secretary to the Minister for Development Cooperation
2002 - 2003 Speechwriter for Minister of Foreign Affairs on OSCE Chairmanship in Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1998 – 2002 First Secretary, Royal Netherlands Embassy, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Since 1990 working for Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, serving among others in UN Department, Communication Department and in Lagos, Nigeria.