Caroline Vink is senior advisor at the Netherlands Youth Institute. She works at the programme transition and transformation, on the decentralisation of all child and youth policy to the local governments. She advices (local) governments and service providers for children, young people and families.
She is also an expert on international children & youth policy and has worked on many international reviews and comparisons and has organised expert meetings and studyvisits. Part of her work is to monitor trends and (international) developments that are relevant for the policy and practice of children & youth policy. Until the end of 2013 she was the chair of Thematic Working Group on Family and Parenting Support of Eurochild.
In 2012 she was responsible for organising the Think Parents! Conference in the Hague, The Netherlands, together with the university of Amsterdam and in partnership with the Council of Europe and Eurochild and many other partners. This conference brought together more than 170 participants from over 25 countries, representing policy, practice and research.