Barbara Visser

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Barbara Visser
Barbara Visser 2012 (1).jpg
Barbara Visser in 2012
State Secretary for Defence
Assumed office
26 October 2017
Prime MinisterMark Rutte
Preceded byJack de Vries (2010)
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
20 September 2012 – 26 October 2017
Parliamentary groupPeople's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Personal details
Born
Barbara Visser

(1977-08-16) 16 August 1977 (age 41)
Šibenik, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
NationalityCroatianDutch
Political partyPeople's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
ResidenceZaanstad, Netherlands
Alma materVU University Amsterdam
(Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration)
OccupationPolitician · Civil servant · Management consultant
WebsiteState Secretary for Defence

Barbara Visser (born 16 August 1977) is a Croatian–born Dutch politician of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD). She is the State Secretary for Defence in the Cabinet Rutte III since 26 October 2017.[1]

Visser a civil servant by occupation, was elected as a Member of the House of Representatives after the election of 2012 serving from 20 September 2012 until 26 October 2017 when she was appointed as State Secretary for Defence in the Cabinet Rutte III taking office on 26 October 2017.

Visser was born in Šibenik in the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (present-day Croatia) into a mixed Dutch-Croatian family. From 2006 to 2010, she was a municipal councillor of, and also from 2010 to 2012, an alderman of Zaanstad.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barbara Visser (VVD) moet problemen op Defensie gaan oplossen" (in Dutch). NOS. 24 October 2017. Retrieved 20 October 2018.

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Official
Political offices
Preceded by
Jack de Vries
(2010)
State Secretary for Defence
2017–present
Incumbent