Complaint Regulation

Topsector Life Sciences & Health (Health~Holland) wants to provide partners and allowance recipients with the best possible service. Nevertheless, it may happen that despite our efforts you are dissatisfied and have a suggestion/complaint to improve our services. Your suggestion/complaint will be handled in accordance with the Complaint Regulation.

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Complaints advisory committee

chair
Chair
Melanie Schmidt has been working for The Netherlands Federation of University Medical Centres (NFU) for eight years in different positions. She currently holds the position as coordinator research and education and is member of the management team. Prior to her position at the NFU she worked as senior policy advisor research for Foundation Aids Fund and researcher at the Amsterdam University Medical Center.

Vice Chair
Vice Chair
Martin Boer has worked as director for the Epilepsy Fund for 18 years before he retired in 2020. At the moment he works as strategic advisor for Eindhoven MedTech Innovation Center (eMTIC) at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e).

Member
Member
Peter Bertens has been senior policy advisor and project leader at Association Innovative Medicines (VIG) for over 4 years and he has been working at VIG for 12 years now. Besides his position at VIG he is also secretary for Forum Biotechnology and Genetics, an advisory board of the Dutch Ministry of Healthcare. Prior to his position at VIG he worked at Niaba, the Netherlands’ Biotechnology Industry Association.

Member
Member
Lisanne van Kouterik has been attorney at Axon Lawyers for over 6 years. She has a degree in Private Law and Corporate Law and also holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology. At Axon she uses her knowledge of molecular and cell biology, genetics, microbiology and plants to advise her clients, mostly biotech companies.

Member
Member
Jolande Zijlstra is Innovation Manager at Health~Holland. She started her career with a PhD trajectory in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest at the Amsterdam UMC. Jolande has a lot of knowledge about the procedures for public-private partnership (PPP) subsidy applications at Health~Holland.

Member
Member
Ernst Nagel has been Operations Director at Health~Holland for over 6 years. Ernst holds a Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma and has given many trainings about Lean in previous positions. As Operations Director Ernst has a lot of knowledge about Health~Holland and the (financial) procedures of the organisation.