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Gerrit BRAKS

Netherlands , Odiliapeel

Gerrit BRAKS, Odiliapeel, Netherlands. Knight of the Order of the Dutch Lion.

Background

BRAKS, Gerrit was born on May 23, 1933 in Odiliapeel, Netherlands.

Education

Secondary and Horticultural School, Agricultural University, Wageningen.

Career

Assistant Agricultural Attaché, European Community, Brussels, 1966-1967. Secretary of NCB, Tilburg, 1967-1969. Agricultural Consultant for the Netherlands at the European Community, Brussels, 1969-1977.

Member of the Second Chamber, 1977-1980, 1981, 1981-1982, since 1986. Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries since 1980. Worked for agricultural company, until 1955.

Assistant. State Agricultural Information Service, 1955-1958. Head of Department Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, 1965-1966.