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Maarten van der Heijden is Research and Policy Manager at ReAct Latin America (on secondment from ReAct Europe). Within ReAct he focuses on global governance initiatives, mainly focusing on the Sustainable Development Goals, but also providing analysis and advocacy on policy debates on antibiotic resistance. Maarten studied international relations and rhetoric at Utrecht University and UC Berkeley and has subsequently been trained as a lawyer both in international trade and intellectual property law, as well as human rights and humanitarian law in Amsterdam and Geneva. Maarten gained experience working in commercial law and different human rights and civil society projects. Over the last years next to his studies he supported Médecins Sans Frontières, both in the humanitarian affairs department as the Access Campaign.