He has been a member of the Second Chamber since 2012 and a parliamentary leader since 2015.
Segers studied political science at Leiden University. He worked as an assistant to the RPF  parliamentary group and briefly as a radio journalist at the Dutch Evangelical Broadcasting (EO). Successively he was a missionary in Egypt for seven years, whereafter he obtained a masters in Western-Islam relations and the Middle East at the Johns Hopkins University. Afterwards he headed the scientific institute of the ChristianUnion.
Segers has written several novels and non-fiction books, and is also a columnist of the Dutch Protestant newspaper Nederlands Dagblad.
He is a Reformed Christian.
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- (Dutch) Bio at Parlement.com
- The Reformatory Political Federation (RPF) is one of the predecessors of the ChristianUnion.
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