Sharon Dijksma was sworn in as the 332nd mayor of Utrecht on 16 December 2020. Prior to this, she was the Alderman for Traffic and Transport, Water and Air Quality with the Municipality of Amsterdam.
From 2017 to 2018, 2010 to 2012 and 1994 to 2007 she was Member of the House of Representatives (PvdA). She also held the position of a State Secretary for Infrastructure and the Environment (2015-2017), State Secretary for Economic Affairs (2012-2015) and State Secretary for Education, Culture and Science (2007 – 2010).
She was born on 16 April 1971 in Groningen, where she received a pre-university diploma.
Dijksma is married with 3 children.