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Emile Roemer

King’s Commissioner
Province of Limburg

Visionary Leader and King’s Commissioner in Limburg

Emile Roemer is not only a prominent Dutch politician but also a visionary leader guiding the province of Limburg towards international recognition.

From 2006 to 2018, he served as a member of the House of Representatives, holding various positions. His dedication to public service and integrity stood out, leading to his appointment as acting mayor in the municipalities of Heerlen and Alkmaar.

Since December 1, 2021, Emile Roemer has assumed the role of King’s Commissioner in Limburg, also known as governor. In this capacity, he is entrusted not only with national tasks such as mayoral appointments and advice on royal honors but also with addressing issues such as subversion, security, cross-border opportunities, and positioning Limburg in terms of community strength and innovation.

The selection of Limburg as the host for the ICT&health World Conference 2024 underscores Roemer’s vision for the province as a global hub for healthcare innovation. His belief in the power of collaboration between national and international stakeholders reflects his determination to position Limburg not only nationally but globally as a center of progress.

In the lead-up to the conference, Roemer emphasizes Limburg’s innovative ambitions, with special attention to the Brightlands Health Campus and investments in technology and smart healthcare innovations. He believes that Limburg is not only leading in the Netherlands but globally, and the conference presents a unique opportunity for companies worldwide to establish themselves in Limburg and collaborate on the future of global healthcare innovation.

With an impressive career as a visionary leader and his current role as King’s Commissioner, Emile Roemer contributes to the transformation of Limburg into an international player at the intersection of innovation and healthcare. His commitment to the region and global collaboration makes him a key figure in the progress of Limburg and the future of global healthcare.

Tom Xhofleer