Embassy Hanoi: Who we are

Together with the Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, the Embassy in Hanoi represents and promotes the interests of the Netherlands and Dutch nationals in Vietnam, and on managing the Netherlands' political, economic and trade relations with Vietnam.

General contact information:

Telephone +842438315650 / +842438315651
Fax +84 24 38315655
E-mail HAN@minbuza.nl


Ambassador Ms. Elsbeth Akkerman
Deputy Head of Mission Ms. Pauline Eizema
Management Assistant Ms. Nguyen Thi Van Trang

Economic Affairs

Head of EA Department Ms. Pauline Eizema
First Secretary Economic Affairs Mr. Iwan Rutjens
Agriculture Counsellor Mr. Willem Schoustra
First Secretary Water and Climate Change Mr. Laurent Umans
Senior Trade Advisor Agriculture Ms. Nguyen Huong Lan
Agriculture Assistant Ms. Pham Nguyen Ai Nhan
Senior Trade Advisor Ms. Pham Minh Uyen
Senior Trade Advisor Ms. Vu Thi Diep
Senior Trade Advisor Ms. Tran Thi Thanh Tam
Senior Communication Advisor Ms. Pham Thi Hong Van

E-mail (Economic Affairs)

E-mail (Agriculture) HAN-LNV@minbuza.nl

Internal Affairs

Operational Manager Mr. Pieter Kwakkenbos
Administrative and Finance Officer Ms. Hoang Minh Thuy
Consular Officer Ms. Nguyen Bich Van
Management Assistant Ms. Pham Nguyen Ai Nhan
Management Assistant Ms. Nguyen Thi Van Trang
E-mail HAN-AZ@minbuza.nl
E-mail (Consular Affairs) HAN-CA@minbuza.nl

Political Affairs, Press, Education and Culture

Second Secretary Political Affairs Ms. Anouk Baron
Press, Education and Cultural Affairs Officer Ms. Pham Thu Giang
E-mail HAN-PCZ@minbuza.nl

National Police Liaison (location: Bangkok)

Police Liaison Officer



Defense Attaché (location: Jakarta)

Defense Attaché Capt. Cor Kuiper
Telephone +62 21 524 1057
Fax +62 21 527 5979
E-mail JAK-DEFAT@minbuza.nl

Customs Attaché (location: Singapore)

Customs Attaché Mr. Rick Ligthart
Telephone +65 6739 1121