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Thomas Jakl

Thomas Jakl

Head of Chemical Policy and Biocides, Federal Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism, Austria

Austrian Environment Ministry, DG for Material Flow Engineering, Waste Management and Chemicals Policy – Deputy Director General; Head of Department responsible for risk assessment and risk management of industrial chemicals; Head of EU – Presidency Delegation for international negotiations in the field of Chemicals policy during the Austrian – EU Presidencies (1998, 2006, 2018); Former President of EU - Council working group on REACH; Former President of the EU Council working group on international environmental policy (Chemicals); Chair Management Board ECHA 2008-20012; Current Chair, Governing Board EU – Human Biomonitoring Program HBM4EU.