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Cees Loggen is the President of the CPMR and a Regional Minister of the Province Noord-Holland.
After a career of 11 years in the Dutch Royal Navy Cees Loggen (Amsterdam, 12 November 1968) entered politics in 1998 in the municipality of Zaanstad, where he served as local party chairman for the People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) until 2002. From 2002 to 2006, he was a member of the Municipal Executive of Zaanstad. During this period, he handled a variety of responsibilities, including finance, sport, city management, and ports and waterways. Between 1997 and 2002 and between 2006 and 2013 Cees Loggen held management positions at various companies.
In 2007, Cees Loggen became a Member of the Provincial Council of Noord-Holland, as well as serving as party chairman at the provincial level until March 2015. From September 2013 until the municipal elections in 2014, Cees Loggen was also a member of the Municipal Executive of the municipality of Haarlemmermeer. His portfolios included spatial planning, traffic and transport, airport affairs (Amsterdam Airport Schiphol), housing and urbanisation.
Since 2015 he sits on the Provincial Executive of the province of Noord-Holland. Between 2015 and 2019 he was in charge of water management, the Wadden Sea and European affairs. In this period he represented Noord-Holland in the Committee of the Regions as a member of the ALDE Group (now Renew Europe). After the 2019 provincial elections he became responsible for spatial planning, housing, water management and water recreation. In 2015 he became the Dutch substitute member of the CPMR Political Bureau. In 2016 he became full member of the Political Bureau and CPMR Vice-President in charge of Climate and Energy.
In October 2020 Cees Loggen was elected as President of the CPMR. He lives in Zaanstad with his wife and two sons.