Organogram of the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport: Secretary-General

Secretary-General (SG): Marcelis Boereboom

The following departments fall under the Secretary-General:

  • Macroeconomic Issues and Labour Market Department (MEVA)
  • Financial and Economic Affairs (FEZ)

Macroeconomic Issues and Labour Market Department (MEVA)

Director: Dr Nicole Kroon 


MEVA is responsible for helping to ensure adequate care can be delivered now and in the future. It focuses in particular on labour market issues (sufficient availability of qualified personnel) and financing (affordability of healthcare in the long term). Based on its strategic and knowledge-centred role the department looks at the full spectrum of care provision: from nursing and treatment to public health. To this end MEVA provides information as well as instruments for knowledge and policy on:

  • education and training;
  • occupations (including legislation on regulated professions);
  • labour market issues;
  • estimates;
  • funding;
  • strategy;
  • knowledge.


  • General Economic Policy (AEB)
  • Labour Market
  • Occupations
  • Training, Policy Advice and Finance (OBF)
  • Programs
    • Sustainability and Health

    • Discrimination and Equal Opportunities

Financial and Economic Affairs Department (FEZ)

Director: Hans Leenders


FEZ is the Ministry’s corporate controller. It is responsible for budgetary policymaking processes and for providing financial information. The department gives independent advice to the political leadership and senior civil servants on all topics relating to the Ministry’s budget.


  • Policy Assessment and Advice (BT)
  • Development of Financial Policy and Management (OFB)
  • Budget Affairs (BZ