H. E. Bart Twaalfhoven

Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Slovenia


Before becoming the Ambassador to Slovenia in 2015, Bart Twaalfhoven was Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein from 2011 – 2015, Director of Protocol at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hague, Consul General in Dubai, UAE, Deputy Head of Mission in Damascus, Syria, Senior Policy Advisor European Affairs at the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bonn, Germany, Head of Economic Department in Ankara, Turkey to name just a few.

Mr Twaalfhoven obtained both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Dutch Civil law from University of Leiden in the Netherlands and also Biannual diploma in Economics from University in Paris, Sorbonne.