The Secretariat is composed of a Secretary General appointed by the Board as well as scientists and support staff to accomplish the tasks allocated by the Scientific Committee.

  • Olivier De Matos

    Secretary General

    Olivier De Matos

    Olivier de Matos was named Secretary General following the retirement of Dr Alan Poole in September 2017. Before being appointed Secretary General of ECETOC, Olivier was Managing Director at Burson-Marsteller in Brussels, Leader of the Environment and Energy Practice and member of the Brussels Leadership Team. Olivier joined Burson-Marsteller Brussels in 2001 after having worked as an intern in DG Health/Environment at the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union. Previously, he shadowed the Secretary to the Commission to Parliamentary and Public Relations of the WEU Assembly in Paris. His work at Burson-Marsteller has focused on advising clients on EU environmental and chemicals policies, in particular REACH. Olivier has also led the implementation of Burson-Marsteller’s work on agrochemical issues (pesticides, biocides and fertilisers), in particular national and regional farmer group mobilisation. He also served as an industry observer to the UN-Economic Commission for Europe’s Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution, the UNEP Stockholm Convention on POPs, the UNEP Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes, the UNEP Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent and the Montreal Protocol on Ozone Depleting Substances. Olivier was born in 1973 and is both a Portuguese and French national. He has a Masters Degree in International and EU Law from La Sorbonne (Paris). He speaks fluent English, Portuguese, French, Spanish and Italian.
  • Andreea Cuciureanu

    Human Health Sciences Manager (Contracted to ECETOC by PFA-Brussels)

    Andreea Cuciureanu

    Andreea Cuciureanu has a B.Sc. in Chemistry and M.Sc. in Communication from the Technical University ‘G. Asachi’ and a M.Sc. in Cosmetology and Dermopharmacy from the University Libre de Bruxelles. While working for both regulatory bodies and chemical industry, Andreea developed sound technical and scientific expertise in the context of EU chemical legislations. Since 2019 she joined the regulatory consultancy PFA-Brussels SPRL. At PFA, she works on managing projects relating to risk assessment of chemicals, providing technical and policy support for chemicals and related industries, and for regulatory authorities. Andreea was contracted (through PFA) by ECETOC in January 2020 to manage the human health programme.
  • Lucy Wilmot

    Environmental Sciences Manager (Contracted to ECETOC by PFA-Brussels)

    Lucy Wilmot

    Lucy Wilmot has a B.Sc. in Chemistry from the University of Sheffield, and an M.Sc. in Environmental Geochemistry from the University of Leeds. Since 2008, Lucy has worked as an environmental scientist and project manager for the regulatory consultancy Peter Fisk Associates Ltd in the UK, and later PFA-Brussels SPRL. At PFA, she works on projects relating to risk assessment of chemicals under EU legislative regimes, including REACH, providing technical and policy support for chemicals and related industries, and for regulatory authorities. Lucy was contracted (through PFA) by ECETOC in January 2017 to manage the environmental sciences programme.
  • Geneviève Gérits

    Office Manager

    Geneviève Gérits

  • Francesca Uguccioni

    Administrative Assistant

    Francesca Uguccioni

  • Virginie van der Steeg

    Administrative Assistant

    Virginie van der Steeg

  • Andrea Salvadori

    External Relations Manager

    Andrea Salvadori

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