Drs. T.C (Tjerk) Opmeer has been Deputy Director of the International Business Directorate at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2015. Before that, he worked as a department manager at RVO.nl. He was previously an MT member of the Trade Policy and Globalization Department of the Ministry of Economic Affairs. From 2001 to 2005 he worked at the permanent representation in Brussels.
Tjerk Opmeer studied Political Science at the University of Amsterdam and at the 'Institut d' Études Politiques' in Aix-en-Provence.