Maarinke van der Meulen
Program Lead, Global Thought Leadership, Impact & Engagement
BBus GCertHPHC MILIR
Maarinke is the Program Lead for the Global Thought Leadership Program, in the Impact and Engagement team. She drives research impact by working with researchers and other subject matter experts and translating knowledge for different audiences, complimenting advocacy efforts on preventable disease and injury. Maarinke joined the George Institute in 2018 to develop the program, establishing activities such as data visualisation, podcasts, and interactive stories. The Global Thought Leadership program now includes the Emerging Thought Leader Program -coaching early-mid career researchers and subject matter experts- and managing the Distinguished Fellow Program, engaging and collaborating with a network of renowned experts around the globe.
Prior to this Maarinke worked for 8 years in medicines education, after 12 years in insurance, finance and IT. Maarinke has a Masters in International Law and International Relations, Graduate Certificate in Health Policy and Health Communications, and a Bachelor of Business with double major in Marketing and Management.