International day ‘Cross your Borders’

Are you interested in health care and not afraid to cross your borders? The purpose of this day is to discover international career opportunities. Not only internationals students are welcome, but also Dutch students with international ambitions. Join ‘International day – ‘Cross your borders’ to see what the opportunities are for an international career within health care!  

Note: If you already bought a Health Business ticket you can subscribe to explore your career, company presentation Deloitte and Pharma day without buying a seperate ticket for this day.

Programme International day – ‘Cross Your Borders’

09:30 – 11:30 Explore your career                                         
12:00 – 13:00 Company presentation Deloitte                     
14:00 – 16:00 Workshop Young Innovators of Medicine
16:00 – 17:00 Company presentation Novartis                      
17:00 – 18:00 Pharma network activity drink

Explore your career: Different people, different nationalities and different organisations. During this event, you will get the chance to meet people who have pursued different careers in health, policy and management. The invitees (see below) have all studied or worked at ESHPM and are very happy to provide you with insights about a variety of careers. After a short introduction of the invitees, you have the chance to speak to them individually and in an informal way. Time to start exploring!

Company presentation Deloitte: Deloitte is a global leader in life sciences consulting services. Considering our life science footprint, Deloitte has worked with more than 95% of the Fortune 500 life sciences & healthcare companies. Based in Brussels, Deloitte’s Health Economic Outcomes Research (HEOR) team is made up of clinical and pharmaco-economic specialists. The team offers customized health economic and strategic advisory services to their clients to turn the challenges associated with market access and reimbursement into positive and compelling commercial opportunities.

Pharma-day: Young Innovators of Medicine will give you a picture of the career opportunities within the innovative pharmaceutical industry. In addition, they provide an overview of which companies are active in this sector and what is involved in the development of medicines. Afterwards, Novartis is having their company presentation. To close off the day, enjoy the network drink afterwards.

Only interested in ‘International day – Cross your borders’? We offer a ticket for a reduced price for only 5 euros and this ticket will give you entrance to the Explore Your Career-morning, Company presentation Deloitte and Pharma-day.

Invitees for ‘Explore Your Career’ 

Laurens Niëns is researcher healthcare at Netherlands Court of Audit. He obtained a PhD degree at the Erasmus University Rotterdam and worked as staff member policy and quality at Antes, a mental health care provider which focuses on problems of addiction.   

Marianne Tenand is a postdoctoral researcher at the Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management (ESHPM). Her research focuses on long-term care policies. She obtained a PhD in economics from the Paris School of Economics and worked in several French research institutes as well as a short-term consultant for an insurers’ organization.  

Marijke Bos is senior consultant at KPMG. She studied Health Policy and Management (BSc) and Health Economics, Policy and Law (HEPL) at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. After graduating, she started working as consultant at Ecorys.  

Michel van Agthoven is director patient access & governmental affairs Netherlands at The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson. He has a broad experience in the field of health economics and market access, as he worked in several positions at the Erasmus University Rotterdam (PhD candidate), Gilead Sciences, and Johnson & Johnson.  

Sebastian Himmler is a PhD student at the Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management (ESHPM). His research focuses on the societal value of health and well-being gains. Before starting his PhD, he worked as a research associate at the German research institute WifOR.

Steef Baeten is senior consultant at SiRM, mainly in the field of hospital and pharmaceutical care. He obtained a PhD degree in the field of health economics. He also worked as research consultant at Pharmerit.