CORINE VAN LINGEN
Corine van Lingen has a masters degree in International Relations. During her 8 years of experience in national administration she worked as an adviser on global and EU health affairs in the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport in the Netherlands and as an Attaché for Health, Food stuffs and Pharmaceuticals in the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the EU in Brussels.
As an Attaché she participated in Council negotiations on a variety of topics (including organ donation, food labelling, health in all policies, pharmacovigilance, medical devices, alcohol, drugs and tobacco and healthy ageing), giving her a valuable insight into the workings of the Council and the Member States, as well as the European Commission and the European Parliament.
She has written a report for the European Patients Forum on the added value of patient organisations and is currently working in the Coordination Office of the European Reference Network MetabERN. She speaks Dutch, English, French and a bit of German.