Matthijs Versteegh, PhD (Utrecht, The Netherlands, 1984) is director at the institute for Medical Technology Assessment (iMTA) at Erasmus University of Rotterdam. Matthijs holds an undergraduate in health sciences, and a master (cum laude) in science & technology studies (Maastricht University). He obtained his PhD in health economics on quantifying quality of life for economic evaluations of health from Erasmus University of Rotterdam. After completing his PhD, Matthijs worked for consultancy firm Ecorys (Dutch office) on projects for the European Commission (DG SANCO), the World Health Organisation (in Moldova and Kazakhstan), the World Bank (in India) and large regional variation studies for the Dutch board of Health Insurance (Zorginstituut Nederland). Matthijs is a member of the EuroQoL research foundation and the ‘Jonge Zorgdenktank’.