Dr. Roland Vermeiren has graduated from the Medieval University of Leuven, Belgium. He has specializations in many scientific and rule-making fields such as family, occupational, aviation, insurance and radiation protection medicine.

He has worked for 15 years as General Practitioner, 10 years as AME in the medical service of SABENA (former Belgian airline) and 27 years at EUROCONTROL where he was head of the Medical Service of EUROCONTROL and chair of the EUROCONTROL Medical Board.

He is also a cofounder and past president of ESAM, past president of AsMA, member of the International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine, member and past Vice Chair of the Inter-Institutional Medical Board of the European Institutions and Agencies, past chair of the Scientific Committee of this IMB, was member of the former JAA medical committee, and is representative of the aeromedical sector in the EASA SAB (Stakeholders Advisory Board), member of the EASA ATM Technical Committee, member of the EASA Medical Experts Group and chair or member of the EASA Rulemaking Groups of part MED aircrew, part MED ATCO, part MED ARA and ORA.

He's been as a presenter at many international aviation medicine congresses such as ECAM, ICASM, AsMA and others.