Hans van den Broek is a Dutch politician. He has served eleven years as the Netherlands’ Minister for Foreign Affairs from 1982 to 1993, when he became European Commissioner for Foreign Relations. He remained in that post until March 1999, retiring from European politics thereafter.
Van den Broek is the President of the Netherlands Institute of International Relations and also of Radio Netherlands. He is a member of the Board of Advisors of the Global Panel Foundation as well as a member of the Global Leadership Foundation, an organization which works to promote good governance around the world.