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Katja vom Hofe

Katja vom Hofe

Chair, The Forum for Exchange of Information on Enforcement

Katja vom Hofe is a German lawyer who works for the German Member State Competent Authority (MSCA), the “Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health – Federal Office for Chemicals”, abbreviated “BAuA”. Her fields of expertise include the implementation and enforcement of REACH, CLP and PIC. Katja has been the German member of ECHA’s “Forum for exchange of information on
enforcement” since 2010. She is currently the Chair of the Forum in her second consecutive three-year term, with her mandate running until 2023. Katja has also chaired multiple Forum Working Groups, which inter alia developed the Forum’s Multi-Annual Work Programmes for the years 2014-2023 and the “Interlinks” processes. Since early 2021, Katja is also a member of the “European Product Compliance Network” (EUPCN) under the Market Surveillance Regulation, in which she represents the Forum as a Commission ADCO.