Maryem van den HEUVEL

Tel. : +32-2-285 8503
Email : maryem.vandenheuvel@consilium.eu.int

Maryem van den Heuvel is a member of the Netherlands' diplomatic service. She studied the Middle East and Philosophy at the University of Nijmegen. Before joining the Secretariat of European Convention, she was seconded to the Council of the European Union (1998-2002) and the European Commission (1997-1998), where she worked in the area of external relations/CFSP, dealing in particular with human rights, UN affairs, the Middle East and counter-terrorism. From 1993-1997 she worked in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague on the Middle East peace process and in the field of development co-operation. She was posted to the Netherlands' Embassy in Paris in the press and cultural affairs department (1991-1993). Before joining the diplomatic service she worked as project manager in the private sector in Egypt and as a teaching assistant in the University of Nijmegen.