Mariska van der Veen
Executive General Manager 
World Glaucoma Association
The Netherlands

As Executive General Manager of the World Glaucoma Association (WGA), since 2006, Mariska has been in the center of all WGA activities, ranging from glaucoma industry partnership, finances, budgeting, strategic planning, coordinating meetings and congresses, working with worldwide member glaucoma societies, creating awareness, publications, etc.  In addition, Mariska is the account manager for the Glaucoma Research Society and team leader in the Client Services department.

Mariska started working for MCI Amsterdam (former Eurocongress International) in 1996 and has been active as a congress manager for numerous institutional clients all around the world. Mariska holds a Bachelor degree in Hotel Management, speaks Dutch and English and has a working knowledge of French and German.