Mr Jan Jaap Kleinrensink

Country Director - Uganda, War Child Holland

Mr Jan Jaap Kleinrensink is country director of War Child Holland – Uganda since August 2019. He was Country Director of Plan International Cambodia before joining War Child Holland.  Joining Plan International Cambodia in November 2014, Jan Jaap Kleinrensink possessed a wide range of experiences in diplomacy and development work, including an assignment as a Programme Director with Plan Netherlands. In his role as the Country Director of Plan International Cambodia, he brought more than 20 years of high-level experience in the Dutch diplomatic corps and various other government and NGO roles.

Jan Jaap holds Masters’ degrees in Political Science and Dutch Language and Literature and is undertaking a PhD on Diplomatic Language and Conflict Management. He is the author of many newspaper and journal publications on politics and society, language and diplomacy.