Marijs Geirnaert

Marijs Geirnaert is director of VAD, ngo and Flemish umbrella organisation in the field of alcohol and other drug problems. As centre of expertise, VAD collects scientific data, develops evidence based programmes and advocates for a coherent alcohol and drug policy in Belgium. VAD is the partner organisation of the Flemish government for the implementation of good practices in the field of alcohol and drug prevention in Flanders. Marijs Geirnaert is working for more than 30 years in the field of health promotion and prevention. She graduated as a teacher and got her Masters in Science in Health Promotion at the Southbank University of London.