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Yaprak Yüzak Küçükvar

Yaprak Yüzak Küçükvar

Manager, RGS Turkey, Turkey

Yaprak Yüzak Küçükvar has been managing the RGS Turkey Office since 2008. With almost 15 consecutive years in regulatory compliance, 11 of which focused on chemicals management policy in the EU and Turkey, she has in-depth knowledge of EU REACH, Cosmetics Regulations and Turkish chemicals legislation.

Yaprak holds a PhD in Chemistry from University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK and a BSc in Chemistry. After her PhD, she started her career in the Regulatory Affairs and Business Development due diligence teams of a well-established Pharmaceutical Company until helping with the establishment of the REACH Helpdesk at the İstanbul Exporters’ Association. After working on several projects for creating awareness about REACH, she was appointed to the management of REACH Global Services Turkish operations where she has been working since and is also coordinating on a regional basis RGS HQ’s operations in Japan, Korea, China and Taiwan.