Ofelia Bercaru – Director, Prioritisation and Integration, European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

The use of HBM4EU results from different perspectives for the support of chemical policy and the protection of human health – 28 April – 4:00 pm CEST

 Ofelia Bercaru joined the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) in 2009 where she is currently heading the Directorate for Prioritisation and Integration, overseeing the strategy for selecting substances for regulatory action under REACH, CLP and other legislation. She has more than 20 years of experience in research and regulation of chemicals, being involved in management roles as well as the set-up and development of chemical legislative processes.

Before joining ECHA, she has been working in different positions in the European Commission and national in the fields of environmental research and monitoring, risk assessment and the implementation of the Water Framework Directive

Ofelia holds a chemistry degree from the University of Bucharest and a PhD in chemistry from the Catholic University of Leuven.