Aly van Berckel will become general director of the Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) of the Ministry of Security and Justice.
The cabinet has accepted her nomination, proposed by Minister Ollongren, Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations. Van Berckel will take up her appointment on 1 February 2018.
Since 2013, A. (Aly) van Berckel LLM, MBA has been general director of the Customs Administration of the Netherlands, part of the Ministry of Finance. Before that she was chief human resource officer at the Ministry of Finance's Directorate-general for Tax Administration. Her former positions include professional practice and international manager at the Customs Administration, manager of the The Hague Municipal Tax Administration, and entrepreneurship programme director at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment.
Aly van Berckel studied tax law at the Catholic Univeristy of Brabant. She also followed a post master's programme in customs law and attained an MBA degree at the NCOI.
The appointment was achieved through the procedure for the Senior Civil Service's top management group.