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Violaine Verougstraete

Violaine Verougstraete

Chemicals Management Director, Eurometaux, Belgium

Violaine Verougstraete studied medicine and toxicology at the Catholic University of Louvain, did a DEA in Public Health and obtained her PhD in Public Health in 2005 from the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium).  She worked as a researcher at the Industrial Toxicology and Occupational Medicine Unit of the Catholic University of Louvain for 8 years. 

She joined Eurometaux in May 2005 as Health and Alloys Manager. Since January 1, 2012, she is Chemicals Management Director at Eurometaux, coordinating all chemicals management activities. 

She attends ECHA Risk Assessment Committee meetings as a regular stakeholder.

She is teaching Human Toxicology at the RUG (Universiteit Gent) and Regulatory Toxicology at the UCL (Catholic University of Louvain, Faculty of Medicine).