The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES) is a public administrative institution which undertakes independent and pluralistic scientific expert assessments. Its primary task is to ensure human health (HH) and safety with regard to the environment, the workplace and food. ANSES is strongly committed to contributing to scientific expertise at the European Union and international levels, through its involvement with EU Agencies and committees as well as with international scientific panels such as the WHO, FAO or OECD. ANSES contributes also to European Chemical Regulation such as REACh, Biocides and Phytopharmaceuticals through its involvement with EU dedicated expert groups or committees. ANSES plays also a role by conducting research through participating in many European or international research projects such as: The EUROMIX project (H2020 EU project) which started in 2015 and aims to develop an experimentally verified, tiered strategy for the risk assessment of mixtures of multiple chemicals, which can be derived from multiple sources across different life stages. ANSES is leader of the WP5 of this project on Aggregated and cumulative exposure assessment.
Dr. Christophe Rousselle graduated from the National Veterinary School of Lyon. PhD in Toxicology in Paris (2000); International Master’s degree in Public Health in Rennes (2016). Has been working since more than 15 years in regulatory toxicology, first in the French Agency for Medicines (AFSSAPS) and then at the French Agency for Environment and Occupational Health and Safety (AFSSET) and now at ANSES. Currently Head of the Chemical Risk Assessment unit dealing with chemicals in consumer products and also with the REACH regulation and CLP. Expert in the Scientific Committee for Consumer Safety at the European level from 2009 onwards.
Dr Claire Beausoleil graduated from the Faculty of Pharmacy of Reims-Champagne-Ardennes (1988). European Master’s degree in Applied Toxicology at the University of Surrey, School of Biomedical Sciences and Molecular Sciences, Guilford, UK (2005). Since 1992, has been working in regulatory toxicology first, at INRS (Institut National de Recherche et de Sécurité) and then at AFSSET, and now at ANSES. Currently managing scientific projects in the field of Endocrine Disruption (ED) in the chemical risk assessment unit dealing with chemicals in consumer products and also with the REACH regulation and CLP.
Dr. Anne Thebault graduated from the National Veterinary School of Maisons-Alfort (DVM). PhD in Epidemiology and Biomathematics in AgroParisTech and a master degree in ecology (Paris 6). Has been working since 2001 in epidemiology & biomathematics at the French Agency for Food Safety and now at ANSES. Currently senior scientist in mathematical modelling for animal health, microbial human pathogens in food, and Chemical Risk Assessment. Currently working in a transversal unit of Methodology and Studies. Several time expert in working groups for EFSA. Experience in conducting Expert Knowledge Elicitation (EKE) for animal welfare and endocrine disruptors in ANSES.