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Secretary-General

 

The Secretary-General is head of the International Bureau of the PCA.

 

The current Secretary-General is H.E. Hugo Hans Siblesz.

 

Hugo Hans Siblesz

 

Prior to assuming his position as Secretary-General of the Permanent Court of Arbitration,

Mr. Siblesz served as Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to France, Monaco

and Andorra (2006-2012).

 

Secretary-General Siblesz joined the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1973, acting as

Director-General for Political Affairs and Director of the Consular Department,  among

other roles, over the course of his career.

 

The Secretary-General received his law degree from the Free University of Amsterdam.

 

Secretaries-General 1900-present

 

The following is a list of Secretaries-General who have served the PCA since its founding.

 

Baron R. Melvil van Lynden
1900-1901
Mr. L.H. Ruyssenaers
1901-1905
Baron L.P.M.H. Michiels van Verduynen
1905-1929
Dr. M.A. Crommelin
1929-1947
Jonkheer A.M. Snouck Hurgronje
1948-1951
Dr. A. Loudon
1951-1953
Prof. J.P.A. François
1954-1968
Baron E.O. van Boetzelaar
1968-1980
Mr. J. Varekamp
1981-1990
Mr. P.J.H. Jonkman
1990-1999
Mr. Tjaco T. van den Hout
1999-2008
Mr. Christiaan M.J. Kröner
2008-2011

Mr. Hugo H. Siblesz

2012-present