• Kemitorvet, 201, 006

    2800 Kgs. Lyngby

    Denmark

1994 …2021

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Organiser and member of the in house course: Competency development in scientific advise at DTU Food, 2016-17

Chairman of the Danish Committee on test methods for food contact materials at Danish Standards 1996-2008.

Teacher at DTU master cource on food contact materials, 2010-2016

Coordinator and tutor on courses on food contact materials for the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, 2009.

Teacher in courses on food contact materials for industry and technological institutes since 2000.



International Experience:

Member of Council of Europe (COE) working group on paper and board for food contact 2017-

Member of EFSA FIP network for the cooperation and harmonisation of risk assessment of food contact materials, 2014-

Organiser of the EU Parliament work shop: Food contact materials- how to ensure safety and technological innovation in the future, Brussel 2016

Coordinator and Tutor on EU Better training for safer food, Food Contact Materials, 2012-13

Tutor at EU Better training for safer food, Food Contact Materials, 2009

National member ofthe European Committee for Standardization, CEN, 194/SC1 and working groups: “General chemical methods of test for materials intended to come into contact with food”,1996-2010

Member of Nordic project group on fluorinated substances, Nordic Council of Ministers, 2012.

Member of Nordic project on printing inks for food packaging materials and development of a guide for industry. Nordic Council of Ministers, 2011-12.

Member of EU Task Force on revision of the technical part of the EU regulation on food contact materials of plastic (European plastics implementing measure (PIM)), 2007-2009.

Member of EU meetings on evaluation on chemical migration from gaskets in lids, 2005.

Member of EU task Force on BADGE and related compounds in lacquers, 1998.

Member of a Nordic project on lacquers in cans, Nordic Council of Ministers, 1998

Ad hoc member in different technical EU working groups on trace elements 1989-1995



Language Skills:
English

Research areas

I perform scientific advice and research within food safety related to migration of chemical substances from food contact materials (FCM). The work focus on evaluation of migrating substances from different materials with the aim to assess the human exposure of these chemials as part of the risk assessment. 

The work includes:

Running of national projects on chemical food safety of food contact materials in cooperation with the National Food Administration and with the Danish EPA

Given scientific scietific advice within risk assessment and chemical food safety of food contact materials to national bodies and industry 

Traning of university students and in EU BTSF programmes

Membership of EFSA Scientific Network on food contact materials (FIP)  

Publication of reports and scientific papers
 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Postgraduate course in Public Health, University of Copenhagen

2006

Postgraduate cource in Human Toxicology, University of Copenhagen

19971998

Introduction to management, DJØF

19951996

Postgraduate course in project management

1995

Postgraduate course in Environmental Health, University of Copenhagen

1991

Chemical engineering, Technical University of Denmark

19821988

Study medicine, University of Copenhagen, KU

19791981

External positions

Senior Adviser, National Food Institute

2004 → …

Chemist, National Food Institute

19882004

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