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Consul General of the Netherlands in Vancouverhttp://www.zwc.ca/speakers/Henk SnoekenConsul General of the Netherlands in Vancouver<div class="ExternalClassF06B2ADAF11F470D9E8442535BC5286A"><p>Henk Snoeken is Consul-General of the Netherlands in Vancouver and is the government’s representative in BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Yukon, and the North West Territories.</p><p>Before taking up his position in Vancouver, he had various positions in Dutch ministries. The latest were: Deputy Director for National Spatial Planning (2010-2014) and Deputy Director for International Relations (2014-2018) at the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment in the Netherlands.. </p><p>As a policymaker he has been working in the field of spatial planning, water management, logistics and sustainability, as such he has been involved in various Zero Waste and Circular Economy initiatives and was involved in setting up the Holland Circular Hotspot initiative.</p><p>In the field of international relations, his focus was on climate policy, public-private cooperation and economic diplomacy. Mr. Snoeken was involved in various international trade missions focused on the Waste sector, eg to China, Indonesia and California. This has led to new international government cooperation and policy making between the Netherlands, China and Indonesia. </p></div>http://www.zwc.ca/speakers/SpeakerPhotos2018/HenkSnoeken.jpg, Henk SnoekenGP0|#862c3656-cafc-493a-b323-e392f8cdf85d;L0|#0862c3656-cafc-493a-b323-e392f8cdf85d|Henk Snoeken;GTSet|#c31bcefc-bba8-4775-8a91-82f54b19d6e1;GPP|#2cc199a1-d60b-4e96-a498-1af734dde9a6