Director of the King's Office

Mr Chris Breedveld is the Director of the Office. His deputy is Mr Frans Princen.

Task

The Director has direct contact with the King, ministers and other dignitaries and is the civil servant in charge of the Office.

Appointment

The Director is appointed and dismissed by Royal Decree, on the nomination of the Prime Minister.

List of Directors

1841-1854 Ridder A.G.A. van Rappard

1854-1868 Jonkheer F.L.W. de Kock

1868-1877 Baron W. van Heeckeren van Kell

1878-1893 Jonkheer J.F. Alewijn

1893-1899 Jonkheer P.H. Gevers Deynoot

1899-1910 Jonkheer P.J. Vegelin van Claerbergen

1910-1921 Baron J.A. de Vos van Steenwijk

1921-1945 Jonkheer G.C.W. van Tets van Goudriaan

1945-1959 Miss M.A. Tellegen

1959-1968 Jonkheer W.F. Röell

1968-1984 Miss F.M. de Graaff

1984-1991 Jonkheer W.H.D. Quarles van Ufford

1991-2006 Mr F.E.R. Rhodius

2006-2012 Mr P.W.A. Schellekens

2012-present Mr C. Breedveld