Ger Koopmans is regional minister of Culture, Sports and Finance for the Province of Limburg (Netherlands).
He was born and raised on a dairy farm and stepped into the political world as councilor of the municipality of Velden. Later on he worked as entrepreneur and alderman. From 2002 to 2012 he was a member of the Dutch House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer).
Furthermore, Ger Koopmans is currently president of the Federation of Civic Guards in Limburg (Oud Limburgse Schuttersfederatie).