Hans Bruyninckx – Executive Director of the European Environment Agency (EEA)

The added value of human biomonitoring for chemicals policy making – 28 April – 3:05 pm CEST


Hans Bruyninckx is the Executive Director of the European Environment Agency since 1 June, 2013.

In 1996 Dr Bruyninckx completed a PhD in international environmental politics at Colorado State University. From 2010 to 2013, he was head of the policy oriented research institute, HIVA, in Leuven, Belgium. He was head of the Political Science department at Leuven University from 2007 to 2010. Over the last 20 years, he has conducted research in areas including environmental politics, climate change, and sustainable development. He has taught on global environmental politics and global environmental governance in relation to the European Union (EU), publishing extensively on EU en­vironmental policies and its role as an actor in global environmental governance. Throughout his ca­reer Dr Bruyninckx has worked with and advised governmental agencies, civil society and businesses.