Jan Willem GOUDRIAAN
European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU
), Deputy General Secretary
Between 1989 and 1992 Goudriaan worked for the Dutch trade union AbvaKabo which organizes workers in local, regional, national administration, water, energy, waste, post and telecommunication, health and social services. He was responsible for European affairs, including European works councils and social dialogue.
Since 1992 Goudriaan works for the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU
) the largest federation of ETUC
. For the Federation he deals with policy issues, social dialogue and European Works Councils in amongst others energy, water, waste. Other responsibilities include collective bargaining, modernization of public services.
Goudriaan is active in the European social dialogue committee for the electricity and for the gas sector for which he is a member of the Bureau.
He is a member of the European Citizens’ Committee for Water and Sanitation as a Human Right.