Pieter van Galen

Patient representative

Pieter van Galen is from the Netherlands and studied Business & Management in Alkmaar. During his studies he travelled extensively doing various internships (Hungary, Spain, England and China). After his studies he started a consultancy company dealing with training (communication and software) and change management. He has now been living in Belgium for nearly 20 years and enjoys the international environment of Brussels. He was diagnosed with MS in 2006 and has been an active patient advocate and is member of various steering groups related to MS and Big Data. He believes the reuse of health data can be an asset to optimize health and knowledge discovery and is therefore a fierce supporter of our iHD activities.