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    UNIS/BIO/1091Rev
    18 August 2015

    New Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands presents credentials

    (Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

    VIENNA, 17 August (UN Information Service) - The Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Nations (Vienna), Marco Hennis, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

    During his career, Mr. Hennis has served in various capacities, among them:

    Grand Master of the Royal Household of His Majesty the King, The Netherlands (2013-2015); Grand Master of the Royal Household of Her Majesty the Queen, The Netherlands (2008-2013); Consul-General of The Netherlands in Istanbul, Turkey (2004-2008); Chargé d'Affaires ad interim in Kabul, Afghanistan (2003-2004); Project coordinator for the European Integration Department's Enlargement Task Force (2000-2003); Deputy Head of Mission Sarajevo, Bosnia (1997-2000); Seconded to the World Bank in Paris, France (1995-1997); Private Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (1994-1995); junior positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad, Belgrade, Brussels (Permanent Delegation to NATO) and The Hague (Recruitment, Selection and Training Section) (1983-1994).

    Mr. Hennis graduated with a degree in Social and Organizational Psychology from Leiden University, the Netherlands.

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