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spokesperson , Democraten ’66 (D66)

Drs. Gerrit Jan WOLFFENSPERGER, Dutch Spokesperson, Democraten ’66 (D66).


WOLFFENSPERGER, Drs. Gerrit Jan was born on August 9, 1944 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.


Montesson lyceum Amsterdam, Gymnasium (eg. A-levels); bachelors economics, 1966. Bachelor law, 1968;Master of Laws private law, 1972.

Masters in Economics, public finance and happiness theory, 1975.


Ruling Member of town council, Amsterdam, responsibilities. City companies, homes, juridical affairs, insurance companies, local radio, local television, local cable TV, 1978. Ruling Member of town council, Amsterdam, responsibilities: education, homes, media policies, juridical affairs, 1982-1986.

Member of Second Chamber, responsibilities: justice, traffic and water policies, media policies, drugs policies, ethnic minorities policies. Photographer. 1962-1967. Loading officer, Koninklÿke Nederlandse Stoomboot my, 1968.

Lecturer in law. Economic department of University of Amsterdam, 1969-1973. Co-producer at TELEAC, TV-series about the law of the citizen, 1972-1973. Juridical assistant, de Volkskrant (newspaper), 1971-1978.

Lecturer private law, juridical department, University of Amsterdam. Old occupations; editor, Ars Aequi (juridical magazine). Member of board, association for juridical help.

Pres, group Law for Foreigners Association for legal assistance. Member of board Protection of Consumers. Member of advising committee for affairs concerning foreigners of Ministry of Justice.

Member of Appeal college of Advertising Code. During ruling member of town-council of Amsterdam, 1978-1986. Pres, commissionary Kabei televisie Amsterdam ltd.

President, commissionary Verzekeringsbedrÿf Gemeente Amsterdam pic. Member of Executive Board, Institute of Science of the Press. Member committees of Association of Dutch city councils for education and using cable.

Member of Executive Board of ARTIS (300) during 1978-1982 Member of Executive Board or commissionary of. Association of exploitants of waterpipe companies. Association of exploitants of electricity companies.

Samenwerkende Electriciteitsproduktiebedryven (SEP) pic. Gemeenschappelyke kernenergiecentrale Nederland (GKN) pic. Controlling institute of waterpipe articles.

Association of exploitants of gas companies in the Netherlands. Current positions: secretary World Press Photo. Member of executive board association Henneman.

Member of advisory and helping board of the association communication development work. Executive Member association of Archeological Research Amsterdam.


  • Weekly column in de Volksrant, 1971-1978. Part of Juridisch Zakboek, Kluwer. Bijzondere Contracten chapter in A. Pitlo’s Verbintenissenrecht, Gouda Quint, 1979.

    Co-writer Wet op de Woningsplitsing, in stukken Jweede Kamer nr. 16 781. Het Triale bestel, Stichting Wetenschappelijk Bureau D66, 1988.

    Various articles in magazines about various subjects.


Spouse Adri G.P. de Vries. Children: two.