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Cristina de Avila

Cristina de Avila

Head of Unit, Sustainable Chemicals, Directorate-General for Environment, European Commission

Cristina is Head of the Sustainable Chemicals Unit of the European Commission’s Environment Directorate-General. Prior to that, she was Deputy Head of the same unit, where she led the unit's work on REACH and CLP. She has been working on EU chemicals policy since 2004, being involved in the co-decision negotiations and the implementation of the REACH Regulation since its adoption.