Hendrik Jan-Jurriaan Schuwer

Director Private Office of the Secretary General
2007

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Hendrik Jan-Jurriaan Schuwer is the Director of the Private Office of the Secretary General of NATO

Henne Schuwer, Director of the Private Office of the Secretary General

Date of Birth: May 3rd, 1953
Education Primary and Secondary Schools in The Hague and Bilthoven, The Netherlands.
  Obtained his law degree (civil and international) from the University of Leiden.
January 2007: Director of the Private Office of the Secretary General of NATO
Previous functions:
  Joined the Foreign Service in 1978
1979 - 1981 Third Secretary
Royal Netherlands Embassy, Hanoi
1981 - 1984 Second Secretary
Royal Netherlands Embassy, New Delhi
1984 - 1988 First Secretary
Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the European Communities, Brussels
1988 - 1991 Consul (Economic & Trade)
Netherlands Consulate-General, Los Angeles
1991 - 1995 Deputy Director European Integration,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague
1995 - 1997 Deputy Director Political Department (European Correspondent), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague
1997 - 1998 Counselor, Political and Military
Royal Netherlands Embassy, at Washington, D.C.
1998 – 2002 Deputy Chief of Mission
Royal Netherlands Embassy, at Washington, D.C.
2002 - 2006 Deputy Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the EU

Mr. Schuwer is married to Lena Boman and has four children.