The NCCA welcomes Frank van Beuningen as the new Consul-General of the Netherlands to Australia.
Before his appointment as Consul-General to Australia, he has had several diplomatic postings in a range of countries, including Afghanistan, Germany, Sri Lanka, Iraq, Ivory Coast and Zimbabwe.
In the Netherlands Frank was the co-founder and later director (1998 – 2002) of the Advisory Council on International Affairs, a think tank that advises the Dutch government on a regular basis on all aspects of foreign and security policy. He has a degree in international affairs from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. Frank is married to Jennie and together they have two adult children.
We are looking forward to welcoming Frank in Melbourne soon and introducing him to Dutch business network in Victoria.