Who is who at the Dutch Mission?

The following people work at the Permanent Mission of the Netherlands to the United Nations in New York:

Ambassador’s Office

H.E. Yoka M.G. Brandt
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary / Permanent Representative

Mr. Mark Zellenrath
Ambassador / Deputy Permanent Representative

Ms. Canan Çalışkan
Assistant to the Permanent Representative / Deputy Permanent Representative


Communications Section

Ms. Houda Ahannach 
Public Diplomacy | Social Media & Support Staff CdP

Ms. Tessa Dikker 
Spokesperson | Election Officer


Political Affairs Section

Mr. Bo-Joe Brans
First Secretary | Counter Terrorism

Mr. Robert van Dijk
First Secretary | Africa

Ms. Esselien van Eerten
First Secretary | Europe, CT & Non-Proliferation

Ms. Liselot Egmond
Legal Adviser | Sanctions / Legal

Ms. Jill Huinder
Policy Support Staff

Mr. Robin Peeters 
First Secretary | MENA Region

Ms. Kim van der Sluis
Senior Policy Officer | Cyber & Latin America

Ms. Nynke Staal
First Secretary | Peacebuilding 

Development, Humanitarian Affairs and Human Rights Section

Ms. Sara Offermans
Counselor, Head of Section | Development, Humanitarian Affairs & Human Rights

Ms. Anouk Boas
Policy Officer | Human rights

Mr. Kavish Bisseswar
First Secretary | Development,  Climate & Environment

Ms. Lisah Gotoh
Policy Officer | Sustainable Development

Ms. Iris de Leede
First Secretary | Development

Mr. Erik Litver
First Secretary | Budget & Management

Ms. Julia Munsters
Policy Officer | Water

Mr. Mark Reichwein
First Secretary | Human Rights

Ms. Minke van der Sar
Policy Officer | Development & Humanitarian Affairs

Ms. Robin de Vogel
First Secretary | Human rights

Ms. Alexandra van Walraven 
Policy Officer | Development & Humanitarian Affairs

Mr. Jorg Zinken
First Secretary | Development & Humanitarian Affairs

Military Section

Ms. Sandra van Beek
Assistant to the Military Section

Lieutenant-Colonel Rhonda Brunsting 
Deputy Military Attaché

Colonel Henny Snellen
Military Attaché

Operational Management Section

Ms. Claudia Brink
Attaché | Head

Mr. Rached Bouali
Ambassador's Driver

Ms. Luciel Hernandez
Front Desk Attendant

Mr. Tony Martinez
IT manager assistant 

Ms. Dominique de Meijer
Assistant Head

Ms. Chantal Moelchand
Logistics Officer

Mr. Joseph Placensia
Ambassador's Driver & Handyman