Jacqueline Cramer

Jacqueline Cramer
Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment (Netherlands)
In office
February 22, 2007  February 23, 2010
Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende
Preceded by Pieter Winsemius
Succeeded by Tineke Huizinga
Personal details
Born Jacqueline Marian Cramer
(1951-04-10) 10 April 1951
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Political party PvdA
Alma mater University of Amsterdam
Occupation Professor

Jacqueline Marian Cramer (born April 10, 1951 in Amsterdam) was Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment in the Fourth Balkenende cabinet for the PvdA.[1] Previously she was a professor of sustainable entrepreneurship at Utrecht University and professor of environmental management at Erasmus University. She is member of the board of directors at Royal Dutch Shell and a member of the Social-Economic Council.[2] Eisenhower Fellowships selected Jacqueline Cramer in 1992 to represent The Netherlands.

Cramer studied biology in Arkansas and at the University of Amsterdam. In 1987 she obtained her Ph.D. with Mission-orientation in Ecology. The Case of Dutch Fresh-water Ecology, with honours.

She has two children and lives in Amsterdam.


  1. "Jacqueline Cramer (PvdA) - Volkshuisvesting, Ruimtelijke Ordening en Milieubeheer" (in Dutch). de Volkskrant. February 13, 2007.
  2. (in Dutch) Prof.dr. Jacqueline Cramer, Utrechts Universiteitsfonds
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