He has been a member of the Second Chamber since 2012 and a parliamentary leader since 2015.
Segers studied political science at Leiden University. He worked as an assistant to the RPF  parliamentary group and briefly as a radio journalist at the Dutch Evangelical Broadcasting (EO). Successively he was a missionary in Egypt for seven years, whereafter he obtained a masters in Western-Islam relations and the Middle East at the Johns Hopkins University. Afterwards he headed the scientific institute of the ChristianUnion.
Segers has written several novels and non-fiction books, and is also a columnist of the Dutch Protestant newspaper Nederlands Dagblad.
He is a Reformed Christian.
- (in Dutch) Bio at Parlement.com
- The Reformatory Political Federation (RPF) is one of the predecessors of the ChristianUnion.
Lodewijk Asscher (PvdA) ---
Farid Azarkan (DENK) ---
Thierry Baudet (FvD) ---
Pieter Heerma (CDA) ---
Rob Jetten (D66) ---
Jesse Klaver (GL) --- Henk Krol (PvdT) --- Lilian Marijnissen (SP) --- Esther Ouwehand (PvdD) --- Mark Rutte (VVD) ---
Gert-Jan Segers (CU) --- Kees van der Staaij (SGP) --- Geert Wilders (PVV)