Marnix van Rij

Marnix Leonard Alexander van Rij (Dutch: [ˈmɑrnɪks fɑn ˈrɛi]; born 25 October 1960) is a Dutch politician. As of 10 January 2022, he is State Secretary for Tax Affairs and the Tax Administration (Ministry of Finance) in the Rutte IV-cabinet.

Marnix Van Rij
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Marnix van Rij, 2021
State of Secretary for Finance
Assumed office
10 January 2022
Serving with Aukje de Vries
Prime MinisterMark Rutte
Preceded byHans Vijlbrief
Alexandra van Huffelen
Lieutenant Governor of Sint Eustatius
In office
24 January 2020 – April 2021
Succeeded byAlida Francis
Member of the Senator of the Netherlands
In office
9 June 2015 – 2019
Personal details
Born (1960-10-25) 25 October 1960 (age 61)
Political partyChristian Democratic Appeal

From 1999 until 2001, he was party chair of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA). Since 1 January 1998 he has been a partner at the professional services firm Ernst & Young. From2015 to 2019, he also served as a Senator, a part-time position in the Netherlands. As a Senator, his portfolio consisted of tax affairs, among other themes. On 15 February 2020, van Rij was appointed as the Island Governor of Sint-Eustatius.[1] After this, Van Rij was interim party chairman for CDA from 3 April until 11 December 2021.


  1. ^ "Benoeming nieuwe regeringscommissaris en plaatsvervanger Sint Eustatius". Government of the Netherlands (in Dutch). Retrieved 26 April 2020.