Mark Frequin

Director-General for Mobility

Ministry of Infrastructure and Watermanagement, The Netherlands


Director-General for Mobility, Ministry of Infrastructure and Watermanagement, The Netherlands

Since January 2018, Mark Frequin is Director-General for Mobility in the Ministry of Infrastructure and Watermanagement in The Netherlands. He is responsible for policy on roads, traffic safety, public transport, railways, sustainable and regional mobility, and bikes.

Between September 2015 and December 2017 he was also in the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment also responsible for aviation and waterways as Director-General Mobility and Transport.
From 2012 until September 2015 he was Director-General for Housing and Building in the Ministry of Interior and Kingdom Relations. Before that he was Director-General for Housing, Neighborhood policy and Integration in the Ministry for Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment, Director-General for Energy and Telecom in the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Director-General of Telecom and Post in the Ministry of Transport, Acting Secretary-General in the Ministry of Justice and Director of Primary Education, Director of Management and Policy and Acting Director of Secondary Education in the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science.

Mark Frequin’s educational background is in social geography and planning. He is chair of the association for government managers and author of three books on the cooperation of civil servants and ministers.


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