Jan Middendorp (born 1975) is a Dutch politician for the People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD).

Middendorp grew up in Amsterdam and East-Groningen. He Studied Geology at the VU University Amsterdam and subsequently Economics at the University of Amsterdam.[1]

After graduating, Middendorp worked 15 years as a banker at Rothschild & Co and ABN AMRO, including seven years in India and the United Kingdom.[2]

Middendorp has been a member of the House of Representatives on behalf of the VVD since 23 March 2017. He is the spokesperson for, among others, Digitization and Government & Information Society. He is also vice-chairman of the Infrastructure and Water Management Committee and was a member of the Temporary Committee on the Digital Future.

Middendorp was elected IT Politician of the Year 2020 in January 2021.[3]


  1. ^ "'We gingen niet thuis zitten treuren om het communisme'". NRC (in Dutch). Retrieved 2021-03-11.
  2. ^ "J. (Jan) Middendorp MSc MA". www.parlement.com (in Dutch). Retrieved 2021-03-11.
  3. ^ "Prijswinnende VVD'er snapt ict". Telegraaf (in Dutch). 2021-02-02. Retrieved 2021-03-11.