Henriëtte den Ouden works at the Clingendael Institute as an Academy Fellow. She coordinates training programmes in international relations and diplomatic practice for foreign diplomats coming from Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Pakistan, South Africa and the South Caucasus. Furthermore, she has organised courses for Dutch attachés, policy officials from the Ministry of Economic Affairs (DG Agro) as well as starting policy officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (in the Netherlands commonly known as ‘het klasje’).
Before joining Clingendael in August 2007, Henriëtte lectured on International Relations at the University of Groningen. Prior to that, she worked at Heineken and STEM Industrial Marketing Centre as an educational programme coordinator. She spent several years in Singapore.
Henriëtte den Ouden holds two Master’s degrees from the University of Groningen; her first an MSc in Business Administration (1996) and the second an MA in Euroculture (2005).