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Balkans & Black Sea Forum 2017
Stability | Growth | Cooperation
May 25-26, 2017 | Serres, Greece
Nationality : Netherlands

Mrs. Siwarde J. Sap

Senior Advisor Economic Policy Affairs, Embassy of the Netherlands in Greece
  • Balkans & Black Sea Cooperation Forum | Permanent Member Steering Committee
  • Geo Routes Cultural Institute | International Institutional Relations


Siwarde has been involved in strategy and business development, combining the role of forward thinking analyst and positive catalyst with realistic target setting, for over 25 years. Since 2010 she holds the position of Senior Advisor Economic Policy Affairs at The Netherlands Embassy in Greece. Her focus lies on regional geopolitics, investment and trade policy affairs, financial services, energy, agribusiness, transport and logistics.
Sap holds a Master’s degree in Dutch Civil law, with a specialisation in European law, from Leiden University and has fulfilled senior management positions at leading companies. She is fluent in several languages including Greek. Siwarde is vice-chair of the Economic & Commercial Diplomats Club in Greece, member of Incubator Orange Grove, permanent member Steering Committee Balkans & Black Sea Cooperation Forum.