Carola van Rijnsoever

Director Inclusive Green Growth, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. Carola van Rijnsoever has been working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for over 25 years. She worked, among others, at the Embassies in Moscow and Berlin and was Representative to the Political and Security Committee of the EU.

Since 2017, she is the Director of the Inclusive Green Growth Department (IGG). The IGG Department deals with global issues such as water, food security, energy, climate, raw materials and Polar Regions. IGG ensures policy development and implementation in the field of both development cooperation and foreign policy. Carola is also Ambassador for Sustainable Development and Arctic Ambassador.