Ms. Mona Keijzer – State Secretary for Economic Affairs and Climate Policy
Mona Keijzer began her career in January 1991 as a legal policy officer serving the municipality of Waterland. From 1993 to 1994, she was a management trainee at Leiden University. She then held legal positions at the Gelderland Environment Inspectorate and the municipality of Almere.
In 1998, Ms. Keijzer became a member of the municipal executive and deputy mayor of the municipality of Waterland. In 2006, she began working as a lawyer and certified mediator at the law firm Abma Schreurs Advocaten en Notarissen in the town of Purmerend. In 2007, she became a member of the Purmerend municipal executive.
In 2012, Ms. Keijzer became a Dutch MP for the Christian Democratic Alliance (CDA), with policy responsibility for chronic care for the elderly and disabled people, and later became spokesperson for hospital care and asylum, migration and integration policy.
On 26 October 2017, Ms. Keijzer was appointed State Secretary for Economic Affairs and Climate Policy in the third Rutte government.