Eimert van Middelkoop
Eimert van Middelkoop, Dutch government official.
Middelkoop, Eimert van was born on February 14, 1949 in Berkel en Rodenrijs, Netherlands.
Student in Sociology, Netherlands School of Economics (now Erasmus University), Rotterdam.
Lecturer Reformed School Social Work, Zwolle, Netherlands, 1971—1972. Assistant for parliamentary party Calvinist Political Union, 1973—1989. Member for Calvinist Political Union House of Representatives of States General, 1989—2001, member for Christian Union (merger of Calvinist Political Union and Reformed Political Federation), 2001—2002.
Member Senate of the States General, since 2003. Minister defense Fourth Balkenende Government Netherlands, since 2007. Member supervisory committee Social and Cultural Planning Office.
Chair Interministerial policy review committee on task specialization in European defense. Secretary/treasurer Center Parliamentary History, Nijmegen, Netherlands. Member advisory board East-West Parliamentary Practice Project.
Member feedback group Royal Netherlands Air Force. Deputy chair advisory board Netherlands Institute International Relations Clingendael. Member supervisory council Institute Multiparty Democracy.
Freelancer Evangelical Broadcasting Association. Columnist Nederlands Dagblad.