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Presenter: Mr. B. Van Damme

Brieuc Van Damme (1983) is an economist, healthcare expert and the deputy Head of cabinet of Belgium’s Minister of Public health and Social affairs Maggie De Block. At the Minister’s cabinet, Brieuc is responsible for patient matters, the industry, Belgium’s e-health strategy and the health insurance budget. Brieuc is a board member of Belgium’s HTA body (KCE) and the Health Insurance and Reimbursement Institute (INAMI). On top of his political activities, Brieuc is the chairman of the Friday Group, a multidisciplinary and pluralistic think-tank sponsored by the King Baudouin Foundation. At the universities of Ghent and Antwerp, Brieuc taught an economics class for master students. At the Ecole Nationale d’Administration of Kinshasa he gives a lecture on public policy as a guest professor. In 2010 he wrote the book The Grey Gold, in which he puts the aging paradigm upside down. Brieuc has published numerous policy papers and op-eds in Belgium’s leading newspapers and is frequently asked to advise both public and private institutions.

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University:Ministry of Public health and Social (Brussels, Belgium
Department/Institute:Deputy Head of cabinet of Belgium’s Minister of Public health and Social