De Consul-Generaal

Frank van Beuningen

Contact: syd-cdp@minbuza.nl

Loopbaan

  • February 2018:       Consul-General Sydney
  • 2016 – 2018:      Diplomat for special assignments (“floater”)
  • 2012 – 2016:           Deputy Head of Mission, NL Consulate-General Düsseldorf, Head Economic Section and Caretaker Head Cultural and Communication Section
  • 2011 – 2012:          Director Governance, Office of the Civilian Representative Regional Command North, NATO, Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan
  • 2008 – 2011:          Head of Section Counter-Terrorism and National Security, Security Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, NL
  • 2005 – 2008:             Advisor Security and Nuclear Issues, Security Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, NL
  • 2004 – 2005:      Head OSCE Section, Security Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, NL (during the NL Chairmanship of the EU July – December 2004)
  • 2002 – 2003:   Policy Coordinator, Task Force OSCE, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, NL (during the NL Chairmanship of the OSCE in 2003)
  • 1998 – 2002:      Director and Head of Staff of the Advisory Council of International Affairs, The Hague, NL
  • 1995 – 1997:       Executive Secretary, Advisory Council Peace and Security, The Hague, NL
  • 1989 – 1995:       Senior Policy Advisor, Directorate General Affairs, Ministry of Defence, The Hague, NL
  • 1988 – 1989:       Research Assistant Department of Political Science, Section International Relations, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, NL

Opleiding

Degree in international affairs from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.