Koen Aartsma

Koen Aartsma
Koen Aartsma

Koen Aartsma is trainer and subject matter expert at Pax Ludens on diplomacy, negotiation and Middle East politics.

Koen currently works at the Ministry of Security and Justice. He previously worked at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs: as a policy officer for the Gulf States at the North Africa and Middle East Department and as a diplomat at both the Dutch Embassy in Tel Aviv and the Dutch Representative Office in Ramallah.

Koen holds a Master in Political Science (International Relations) from the University of Amsterdam where he specialized in conflict and conflict resolution, negotiation strategy and political risk analysis.