Gert-Jan Segers

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Gert-Jan Segers
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Party leader
In office
10 November 2015 – 17 January 2023
Preceded byArie Slob
Succeeded byMirjam Bikker
Parliamentary group leader
In office
10 November 2015 – 17 January 2023
Preceded byArie Slob
Succeeded byMirjam Bikker
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
20 September 2012 – 24 January 2023
Personal details
Born
Gert Jan Maarten Segers

(1969-07-09) 9 July 1969 (age 53)
Lisse, South Holland, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Political partyChristianUnion (CU)
Reformatory Political Federation (RPF) (-2001)
ResidenceHoogland, Utrecht, Netherlands
Alma materLeiden University,
Johns Hopkins University
Websitewww.parlement.com

Gert-Jan Maarten Segers (born 9 July 1969 in Lisse) is a Dutch writer and politician of the ChristianUnion (CU). He was political leader from 2015 to 2023.

He was a member of the Second Chamber from 2012 to 2023 and a parliamentary leader since 2015.

Segers studied political science at Leiden University. He worked as an assistant to the RPF [1] 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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  1. The Reformatory Political Federation (RPF) is one of the predecessors of the ChristianUnion.

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