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BLOM Marco (Netherlands)


Graduated from the Radboud University Nijmegen in 1987 with an MSc in Psychogerontology. After working in a regional mental health institute for elderly people and at the National Institute of Care and Welfare, Marco Blom joined Alzheimer Nederland in 1997. He worked in several positions within Alzheimer Nederland and was involved in setting up and implementing the Alzheimer Cafés, the development of the academic Alzheimer Centres and the start of an online platform for family caregivers.
 He had the opportunity to act as interim CEO from February 2017 until September 2018. Currently he is scientific director and also head of National Services.  As an expert in the field of dementia, he has a special interest in scientific research into dementia and development of internet-based interventions. Since October 2018  Marco is Board member of Alzheimer Europe. Further affiliations: board member of the national Delta Plan Dementia in the Netherlands, editor of Denkbeeld - a Dutch journal on dementia care.



Last Updated: Friday 19 July 2019