Monday, 29 November 2021, Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Germany: Hamburg’s First Mayor, Dr. Peter Tschentscher welcomed the Dutch Ambassador to Germany, Ronald van Roeden for his inaugural visit to the city-state after having been accredited to Berlin on 1 September 2021.
The bilateral meeting that took place at Hamburg’s historic City Hall focused on the trade between Hamburg and The Netherlands normally carried out between the ports of Hamburg and the one of Rotterdam, the implementation of sustainable energies as well as educational exchanges.
In the framework of his visit to Hamburg Ambassador van Roeden likewise paid a call upon Senator Michael Westhagemann, President of the Authority for Economy and Innovation, and visited the Hamburger Kunsthalle (Hamburg Art Hall).
Ronald van Roeden was born 1957 in Hilversum, The Netherlands, is Royal Dutch Ambassador in the Federal Republic of Germany since Wednesday, 1 September 2021 upon his presentation of letters of credence before Federal President Dr. Steinmeier. He entered the diplomatic career in 1985, and has served in Iraq, Paris (OECD mission), Norway (with co-accreditation to Iceland), and before the European Union (Deputy Permanent Representative). Van Roeden speaks Dutch, German, French as well as English.
For further information:
Royal Dutch Embassy in Germany (HE Ambassador Ronald van Roeden): https://www.sieunddieniederlande.nl/ihr-land-und-die-niederlande/deutschland/ueber-uns/niederlandische-botschaft-berlin-wer-sind-wir