Micky Adriaansens is the Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate. She had a career as a lawyer with her own practice in health law, helping both patients and doctors in conflicts. Later she became a senior advisor in healthcare at another law firm. She has also held various board positions. In 2019 Micky became member of the Dutch Senate for the VVD (People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy) and chair of the Permanent Parliamentary Committee on Health, Welfare and Sport.