Hubertus Petrus Maria "Ben" Knapen (born 6 January 1951 in Kaatsheuvel) is a former Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA). He was the State Secretary for Foreign Affairs in the first Rutte cabinet, serving from 14 October 2010 to 5 November 2012. His portfolio comprised European Union matters, as well as international aid. Also, he is on the advisory board of OMFIF where he is regularly involved in meetings regarding the financial and monetary system.
- (Dutch) Parlement.com biography
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