Chris Dhaenens is a herbalist and acupuncturist. He trained at the European
University of TCM, Antwerp, and at the International Acupuncture Training Center, Beijing.
He is president of O.P.P.A.S, a professional association of herbal companies represented in the
Belgian regulatory commission on plants and plant preparations, and also president of the European
Benefyt Foundation, a professional association striving for an appropriate legal framework for
Traditional Herbal Medicine in the EU.