Since 2017, I have been working as a media relations advisor on health policy in the Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs. My previous experience is from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, where I worked in public relations in 2004-2017.
Paulette Lenert is minister of Health, minister for Consumer Protection and minister-delegate of Social Security. In 2022, she has also been appointed Deputy Prime minister, after her exemplary leadership throughout the Covid pandemic.
Mariken has worked in the field of health, sports and education at government-level, NGO's and currently at RIVM - Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment. She holds a PhD in Health Promotion & Policy from Maastricht University.