Stig Langvad graduated in Political Science and has also traininig in journalism and education, as well as in political and professional planning communication.
I have been a spinal cord injury since 1973, when I was 16 years old.
Between 1974 and 1977 he was placed in an institution for “young people” with functional diversity, together with 25 other residents.
Since the beginning of 1978 I have had personal assistance and can lead an Independent Life through a self-managed system.
Related to disability field:
- Between 2000 and 2014 he was President of DPOD (a umbrella organization for all organizations of people with disabilities in Denmark).
- Between 1998 and 1999 I have served as Vice President of DPOD.
- He was present at the foundation of the Independent Living Movement in Strasbourg, in 1987.
- Member of the CRPD Committee 2011-2018.
- Member of EDF 2001-2014.
He has been working for his municipality, in the Danish multinational Coloplast and in a private foundation on the concept of “Collective Impact”.