Martin van Rooijen
Martin van Rooijen in 1974
Parliamentary leader in the Senate
Assumed office
11 June 2019
Preceded byJan Nagel
Parliamentary group50PLUS
Member of the Senate
Assumed office
11 June 2019
In office
9 June 2015 – 23 March 2017
Parliamentary group50PLUS
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
23 March 2017 – 11 June 2019
In office
1 November 1977 – 1 September 1980
Parliamentary group50PLUS
Catholic People's Party
State Secretary for Finance
In office
21 December 1973 – 14 October 1977
Serving with Aar de Goede
Prime MinisterJoop den Uyl
Preceded byFons van der Stee
Succeeded byAar de Goede
Personal details
Martinus Johannes van Rooijen

(1942-07-31) 31 July 1942 (age 78)
Drunen, Netherlands
Political party50PLUS (from 2012)
Other political
Christian Democratic Appeal
Catholic People's Party
Children3 children
ResidenceOegstgeest, Netherlands
Alma materNetherlands School of Economics
(Bachelor of Economics, Master of Economics)
OccupationPolitician · Civil servant · Economist · Management consultant · Financial adviser · Businessman · Corporate director · Nonprofit director · Sport administrator · Lobbyist

Martinus Johannes "Martin" van Rooijen (born 31 July 1942) is a Dutch politician of the 50PLUS (50+) party formerly of the defunct Catholic People's Party (KVP) now merged into the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) party and businessman. He is the Parliamentary leader of 50PLUS in the Senate and a Member of the Senate since 11 June 2019.[1]


Ribbon bar Honour Country Date Comment
Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion Netherlands 11 April 1978


  1. ^ "Martin van Rooijen" (in Dutch). 50PLUS. 23 March 2017. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
Political offices
Preceded by
Fons van der Stee
State Secretary for Finance
Served alongside: Aar de Goede
Succeeded by
Ad Nooteboom