Marcel Bobeldijk

Marcel Bobeldijk was born in Gouda, the Netherlands, in 1964.

Marcel Bobeldijk is at this moment president of the European Federation of Hard of Hearing People (EFHOH) and also board member of the International Federation of Hard of Hearing People (IFHOH).

He was one of the founders of the European Platform of Deafness, Hard of Hearing and Deafblindness.

In the Netherlands, Marcel is a volunteer for the Dutch Organisation of Hard of Hearing People (NVVS) and he is active in different committees of the NVVS.

  • President of the Dutch Subtitling Platform of all the 7 organisations of deaf and hard of hearing people
  • Chair of the NVVS committee of international affairs
  • Member of the NVVS council of the presidents of the NVVS committees
  • Honorary Member of the NVVS

In his professional life, for 10 years he was a manager at the Customs at Amsterdam International Airport, while since September 2008 Marcel has been Human Resource Manager at the Tax Office in the Hague.

For EDF, Marcel had been one of the financial internal auditors. He has been member of the EDF ICT and Public Transport expert groups. Since 2013, Marcel is also a member of the EDF board of directors.