RONNER-GRUBAČIĆ Stella

Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Hellenic Republic

RONNER-GRUBAČIĆ Stella

Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Hellenic Republic

Biography

Education:
– 1982 Graduated High School, Johan van Oldenbarnevelt Gymnasium, Amersfoort
– 1989 Masters degree, European Studies, University of Amsterdam

Internships:
– Department for Disarmament Affairs, United Nations Secretariat, New York, September – December 1987
– European Commission, DG XI (Environment & Nuclear Security), September 1988 – March 1989

Post-academic:
– ‘International Relations’, Clingendael Institute, The Hague (January 1990)
– Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA), Paris (1996 – 1997)

Professional career Ministry of Foreign Affairs:
1990 – 1991 Diplomatic training MFA
1991 – 1993 Policy officer, Multilateral Development Cooperation/ UN aid (The Hague, New York)
1993 – 1996 First secretary Political and Press Affairs, Embassy in Belgrade
1996 – 2001 ENA (1996-1997) followed by posting at Embassy in Paris (1997-2001)
2001 – 2003 Spokesperson for OSCE Mission to the FRY (Former Republic of Yugoslavia)
2003 – 2004 Spokesperson to former Minister Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, OSCE Chairman-in-Office
2004 – 2005 Spokesperson Dutch EU Presidency
2005 – 2008 Head, Western Europe Department
2008 – 2010 Ambassador for Millennium Development Goals
2010 – 2014 Ambassador to Croatia
2014 – 2015 Director of Communication
2015 – 2019 Ambassador to Romania and the Republic of Moldova
Sep 2019 Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic

Languages
Dutch (fluent)
English (fluent)
French (fluent)
Serbian/Croatian (fluent)
Spanish (moderate)
German (moderate)