The ECETOC Secretariat is delighted to announce the appointment of Madeleine Laffont as Human Health Scientist. Within the remit of ECETOC’s human health science areas, Madeleine will be managing task forces, workshops and Cefic LRI projects as well as representing ECETOC and its Membership in external projects and events.
Madeleine has worked as an environmental health project management and communications consultant since 2010 (Qatar then Belgium). Prior to that, she managed a range of environmental health issues for Cefic (the European Chemical Industry Council) for eight years. Projects included Children’s Environmental Health, Indoor Air, Stakeholder Engagement on Nanotechnologies and the Health Effects of Climate Change. She has represented Cefic at EU and International arenas such as SAICM (United Nations Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management); WHO and NGO work groups as well as Trade Unions. Her earliest professional experience was in medical writing and petrochemical journalism in London, Paris and Hong Kong. Mrs Laffont has a degree in Medicine from Imperial College, School of Medicine, London. She is an expert communicator for the Nanoforce Network, a member of Age Action Alliance, and Health Action Forum International.