Jan van Zanen

Dutch mayor

Jan Hendrikus Cornelis van Zanen (born 4 September 1961) is a Dutch politician. He is a member of the VVD. He has been Mayor of The Hague since 2020.[1] He was Mayor of Utrecht (2014-2020) and Amstelveen (2005-2013) and national chairperson of the VVD (2003-2008).


Jan van Zanen
Jan van Zanen in 2015
Mayor of The Hague
Assumed office
1 July 2020
Preceded byJohan Remkes (Acting)
Mayor of Utrecht
In office
1 January 2014 – 1 July 2020
Preceded byAleid Wolfsen
Succeeded byPeter den Oudsten (Acting)
Mayor of Amstelveen
In office
1 July 2005 – 1 January 2014
Preceded byHarry Kamphuis
Succeeded byFred de Graaf (Acting)
Chairman of the People's Party
for Freedom and Democracy
In office
28 November 2003 – 23 May 2008
Leader
See list
Preceded byBas Eenhoorn
Succeeded byIvo Opstelten
Personal details
Born
Jan Hendrikus Cornelis van Zanen

(1961-09-04) 4 September 1961 (age 62)
Purmerend, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Political partyPeople's Party for
Freedom and Democracy

(from 1979)
Spouse(s)
Marian van den Berg (m. 1991)
Children1 son and 1 daughter
ResidenceThe Hague, Netherlands
Alma materFree University Amsterdam
(Bachelor of Laws, Master of Laws)
Cornell Law School
(Master of Studies in Law)
OccupationPolitician · Civil servant · Jurist · Trade association executive
Website(in English) Mayor of The Hague
Military service
Allegiance Netherlands
Branch/serviceRoyal Netherlands Air Force
Years of service1989–1991 (Conscription)
1991–1996 (Reserve)
Rank Second lieutenant
Battles/warsCold War

References

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  1. "Jan van Zanen krijgt Spaanse onderscheiding voor inspanningen om Vuelta naar Utrecht te halen". De Utrechtse Internet Courant. 2021-10-15. Retrieved 2022-01-13.