Lorenzo Billiet graduated as an Occupational Therapist and holds a Master in Business Administration at the University of Brussels. He currently works in Belgium at ‘Blindenzorg Licht en Liefde’ as deputy director of customer-oriented processes and is involved in the UKROTHE project in Vives University of Applied Sciences. In February 2020, he started his PhD research alongside his work developing an ICF core set for vision loss in adults and the elderly with an irreversible eye condition. The purpose of the core set is to map the most relevant items which can hinder the functioning of a person with a visual impairment.
What makes doing research interesting and challenging for him?
The major challenge of research is to bring different perspectives and cultures together so that the end result is context neutral. The research is carried out across different continents.