Ms Ilona van den Brink rejoined EDCTP in July 2021 as a Communications Officer. In this role, she provides strategic advice and manages various communications channels and tools.
Ilona holds a Master in Communications and a Master in English. She started her career in communications at the Dutch Medicines Evaluation Board (CBG/MEB). In 2007, she was seconded by the Dutch Research Council (NWO) to EDCTP and assisted in implementing the EDCTP Communications Strategy. From 2010-2021, she worked for Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the domains of medical technology and digital technology, after which she rejoined EDCTP.