Jan Pieter Barendse

Policy coordinator Raw Materials
About Jan Pieter Barendse

Over 15 years of experience in international trade, innovation and corporate social responsibility, with a focus on the value chain for gold and other mined minerals. With a background that includes economics, international development, and business and civil law and policy, his perspective is broad. As the Policy Coordinator for raw materials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jan Pieter - together with the Dutch Special Envoy for Natural Resources, Dirk Jan Koch - leads the ministry’s strategy to transition mineral supply chains from conventional practices to responsible practices.