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Liesje Klomp

Liesje Klomp has been counsellor at the Political and Security Department of the Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the EU and NATO since 2020, covering cyber issues. She started her career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2009 working on internal European affairs. From 2011-2013 she served at the Dutch embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina, heading the political, press and cultural affairs department. She returned to The Hague to work for the ministry’s Political Director. From 2016-2020 she worked at the Dutch embassy in Washington, DC at the political department where she covered counterterrorism and the Western hemisphere including the Organization of American States. She has a masters degree in political science from Leiden University, and in European Studies and in French language and culture from the University of Amsterdam and Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris.