The ambassador

Curriculum vitae of the ambassador of the Netherlands to New Zealand.

Mira Woldberg

Mira Simone Woldberg


Mira Woldberg, born in Zwolle on 28 July 1972, has been working at the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1998. She has held several offices at the Ministry in The Hague, as well as postings abroad in Jakarta, Indonesia (2001 – 2005) and New York, USA  (2005 -2010).


Ministry of Foreign Affairs: 

August 2018 – present: Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to New Zealand

August 2014 – August 2018: Head South and South East Asia and Oceania Division, Asia Department

August 2010 - July 2014: Personnel and Management Advisor, Human Resources Department

April 2010 – June 2010: Senior Policy Advisor, Department West and Central Europe

September 2005 – March 2010: First Secretary, Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in New York, U.S.A.

2005: Private Secretary to Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Bernard Bot

July 2001 – April 2005: Second Secretary, Political Affairs Section, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Jakarta, Indonesia

July 1998 – July 2001: Policy Officer, Human Rights Department


1990 – 1996: Utrecht University, The Netherlands, Master of Law (LLM), International Law

1994: Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland, International and European Economic Law / International Refugee Law

1997: Clingendael Netherlands Institute for International Relations Post Graduate Training, International Relations         

2017-2018: Netherlands Senior Civil Service, Candidate’s Programme