Willibrord van Beek
|Willibrord van Beek|
|King's Commissioner of Utrecht|
Assumed office |
1 January 2015
Acting: 15 September 2013 – 1 January 2015
|Preceded by||Roel Robbertsen|
|Leader of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy in the House of Representatives|
8 March 2006 – 29 June 2006
|Preceded by||Jozias van Aartsen|
|Succeeded by||Mark Rutte|
|Member of the House of Representatives|
19 May 1998 – 25 September 2012
|Mayor of Bernheze|
29 October 2012 – 15 September 2013
|Preceded by||Jan Boelhouwer|
|Succeeded by||Marieke Moorman|
Willibrordus Ildefonsus Ignatius van Beek|
15 January 1949
|Political party||People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (since 1973)|
|Alma mater||Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (Bachelor of Economics)|
Willibrordus Ildefonsus Ignatius "Willibrord" van Beek (born 15 January 1949) is a Dutch politician serving as the King's Commissioner of Utrecht since 15 September 2013. As a member of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en Democratie, VVD) he was a member of the House of Representatives from 19 May 1998 to 19 September 2012. From 8 March until 29 June 2006 he was parliamentary leader. He focused on matters of public administration, administrative law and the defence.
Between October 2012 and 15 September 2013 he was the Acting Mayor of Bernheze, and served until his appointment as the King's Commissioner of Utrecht. He served in an acting capacity until 1 January 2015.
- "W.I.I. (Willibrord) van Beek" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 3 June 2015.
- Sid van der Linden (1 June 2013). "Waarnemend burgemeester Bernheze Willibrord van Beek vertrekt naar Utrecht" (in Dutch). Omroep Brabant. Retrieved 3 June 2015.
- "Van Beek beëdigd als Commissaris van de Koning" (in Dutch). NU.nl. 17 December 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2015.