Biography

Jan Dijkema
Jan Dijkema

Netherlands

President

2016 - present

Mr. Jan Dijkema (1944)

ISU Office Holders Positions

  • ISU President, 2016-present
  • ISU Vice President Speed Skating, 2010-2016
  • ISU Council Member, 1994-2010

Academic degree

  • Sociology M.Sc., University Groningen, the Netherlands

Previous professional career

Many positions within Dutch and international governmental authorities, focused on economic and labour affairs and business innovation, including:

  • Deputy Commissioner of the Dutch Queen (Province of Overijssel)
  • Advisor Minister of State Economic Affairs

Previous additional leadership positions

  • President and Member of several supervisory boards, regarding energy, tourism, sports, business development, and innovation.

Royal Honour

  • Companion of the Order of the Dutch Lion