Michiel Reerink

Michiel Reerink chairs the Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum advisory board. He is global regulatory strategy vice president at Japan Tobacco International (JTI). Reerink started his career in the tobacco industry in 1996 at a tobacco trade association in the Netherlands. In 2001, he joined Imperial Tobacco to take responsibility for corporate affairs in Benelux and Germany. In 2004, he established Imperial Tobacco’s EU affairs office in Brussels and subsequently led its EU engagement. In 2010, Reerink joined JTI at its Geneva, Switzerland, headquarters to lead the global regulatory strategy department, which directs JTI’s strategy and responses to emerging global priority issues.