Margriet Schreuders (1978) studied Dutch language and literature at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. Since May 2001 she has been working at the Dutch Postcode Lottery in several functions, currently as Head of Charities at the Dutch Postcode Lottery.
Half of the net proceeds of the lottery is donated to NGO’s. In 2014 the lottery donated over 312 million euro.
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