Astrid van der ZandenSenior Legal Staff Member at Central Committee on Research Involving Human Subjects (CCMO), The Netherlands
Astrid van der Zanden LLM has been working as a legal staff member at the Central Commission on Research Involving Human Subjects (CCMO) since January 2020, where she is mainly concerned with legislation and regulations in the fields of privacy and GDPR. She is also a legal advisor to the patient association EPECS (European Patient Empowerment for Customized Solutions). Astrid studied law at Maastricht University, after which she followed the postgraduate specialisation course in Health Law at the Grotius Academy. From 2014 to 2017 she was a member of the MREC Maastricht University Medical Centre and from 2017 to 2020 she worked as a senior staff lawyer at the Municipal Health Service Zuid-Limburg.