Gerardus Mattheus Johannes "Gerard" Veldkamp (27 June 1921 – 15 September 1990) was a Dutch politician of the defunct Catholic People's Party (KVP) now merged into the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) party and economist.
Veldkamp applied at the Tilburg Catholic Economic University in September 1945 majoring in Economics and obtaining a Bachelor of Economics degree in August 1946 and worked as a student researcher before graduating with a Master of Economics degree in May 1948 and continued his study at the Tilburg Catholic Economic University where worked as a researcher until he got a doctorate as an Doctor of Philosophy in Microeconomics on 10 November 1949. Veldkamp worked as a civics teacher in Breda September 1947 until October 1952 and for the Labour Council in Breda from June 1948 until April 1950. Veldkamp worked as a civil servant for the Social Affairs and Health from April 1950 until October 1952. Veldkamp also worked a writer and columnist for several scientific magazine