Hans Sandee is currently the Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Dubai and the Commissioner General of the Netherlands at Expo 2020.
He studied both history (specialization international relations) and law (specialization international and European law) at the State University in Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Hans Sandee joined the Dutch diplomatic service in 1990. In the lower ranks he worked both at the main office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague (Security Policy Department, European Department) and abroad (Lisbon, Brussels, Warsaw).
In 2003 he was appointed head of the Security and Defence Policy Division. Subsequently he was deputy head of mission at the Dutch Embassy in Bucharest, Romania.
In 2010 Hans Sandee became head of the Migration and Asylum Division in The Hague and was appointed to Netherlands ambassador to Libya in 2014.