Lionel Veer Board Member

Lionel Veer is currently Consul General, St. Petersburg, Russia. He recently served as Ambassador and Permanent Delegate to UNESCO-Paris for the Kingdom of the Netherlands. From 2010 to 2014 he was Human Rights Ambassador for the Netherlands. Prior to that, he served in various functions in the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs including as Dutch Consul General in Munich, Germany (2006-2010), and Ambassador to Zagreb, Croatia (2002-2006). From 1998 – 1998 he served as Director of the Institut Néerlandais and Head of the Press and Cultural Affairs Section at the Dutch Embassy in Paris.