John Kerstens
John Kerstens in 2016
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
20 September 2012 – 23 March 2017
Personal details
Born
Johannes Wilhelmus Maria Kerstens

(1965-01-20) 20 January 1965 (age 56)
Zegge, Netherlands
Political partyLabour Party
ResidenceArnhem, Netherlands
Alma materTilburg University

Johannes Wilhelmus Maria "John" Kerstens (born 20 January 1965) is a Dutch politician and former trade union leader. As a member of the Labour Party (Partij van de Arbeid) he was an MP between 20 September 2012 and 23 March 2017.[1]

Kerstens was vice president of the Federation Dutch Labour Movement (Federatie Nederlandse Vakbeweging) and president of affiliate union FNV Construction (FNV Bouw).

Kerstens studied law at Tilburg University. He is married, has one daughter and a younger son and he lives in Arnhem.

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