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Marcelis Boereboom M.Sc.

Opening Speaker

Directorate General for Employment at the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment.

The Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment is headed by political and administrative officials. Political leadership is provided by the minister and state secretary, while the secretary general, deputy secretary general, directors general and inspector general together form the ministry’s administrative leadership.

The members of the administrative leadership are responsible for a number of directorates or other organisational units. As Director General, Marcelis Boereboom is responsible for policy in the areas of employment, labour law, working conditions and industrial relations. In addition, he provides leadership to the directorates that form part of his directorate general. He has a particular interest for occupational health and safety.