Niko Koffeman

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Niko Koffeman

Niko Karel Koffeman (born 12 May 1958) is a Dutch politician and animal rights activist. A Party for the Animals member, he holds a seat and is his party's leader in the Senate since 12 June 2007.

Career[edit]

Born in Maassluis, Koffeman worked for several years as a campaign strategist for the Socialist Party. Among his accomplishments was the creation of their current logo.[1] In addition to his political work, he has been active in several animal rights organizations. He has also worked as a broadcast director. He later played a key role in the creation of the Party for Animals, and now acts as their sole representative in the Senate. He is a eurosceptic.[2]

Personal[edit]

Koffeman is married to television presenter Antoinette Hertsenberg. They are members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. He is a vegetarian.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Je bent voor, of je bent tegen NCR.NL, Jaco Alberts and Cees Banning. March 10, 2007
  2. ^ De BV Dierenleed de Volkskrant, Jean-Pierre Geelen. December 15, 2007

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