OECD Forum Series 2022: Closing the Cancer Gap: Towards Better Screening and Treatment


Willemien Bax


Head of OECD Forum


Willemien, a Dutch national, has over 30 years of experience in public affairs, working with governments, as well as non-governmental organisations and the private sector. Prior to joining the OECD, Willemien worked with the European Consumers Organisation (BEUC) as Deputy Director-General where she oversaw BEUC’s public affairs and media relations strategies in a number of public policy areas ranging from transparency and governance to food, environment, health, economic and legal affairs. Willemien holds both a BA and MA degree in History, European and International Law from the University of Leiden, the Netherlands.