Thymen Kouwenaar is a dutch diplomat, former cultural attache of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Moscow, Russian Federation. Graduated from Groningen, Delft and Moscow as an engineer and chemist.
He worked as a diplomat in the different countries of Europe and Central Asia. He has collaborated with different international organisations. Thymen was responsible for economics and trade, international environmental policy, cooperation with developing countries, human rights and disarmament.