Peace and Security Committee

The Peace and Security Committee prepares advisory reports on current international security issues, the armed forces, transatlantic relations and European security policy.




Lieutenant General (ret.) Jan Broeks


Willemijn Aerdts
Lecturer/Researcher Intelligence Studies at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs of Leiden University

Professor Edwin Bakker
Head Knowledge & Research at the Netherlands Police Academy

Arend Jan Boekestijn
Lecturer International Relations at Utrecht University

Lo Casteleijn
Former policy MOD Policy director

Professor Jolle Demmers
Professor in Conflict Studies at Utrecht University

Dr Nienke de Deugd
Assistant Professor International Relations at the University of Groningen

Pieter Feith
Diplomat, former International Representative in Kosovo

Professor Beatrice de Graaf
Distinguished Professor of History of International Relations and Global Governance at Utrecht University

Jochem de Groot MA MSc
Director Corporate Affairs at Microsoft Nederland

Lieutenant-General (ret.) Dirk Starink
Former Commander of the Air Forces

J.J. (Joris) Teer Double MSc
Strategic analyst of The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies

Dick Zandee
Head Security Unit, Research Department at the Netherlands Institute of International Relations ‘Clingendael’

Executive secretary

Dr. Hans van der Jagt