The Prosacon experts

Katrin Beckers has a diploma in biology. She has several years of experience in quality/regulatory affairs of the pharmaceutical industry. In addition to the general aspects of REACH, she focusses on the efficacy of biocides in conjunction with their authorisation.

Dr. Viktoria Tschachojan graduated in biomedical chemistry. She focuses on the authorisation of biocidal products and on applications for the approval of active substances as well as on physico-chemical and interdisciplinary subjects concerning all regulations.

Dr. Kerstin Frische

Dr. Kerstin Frische (Dipl.-Chem.) has several years of experience in quality assurance according for the fields of environmental fate, analytical and physical chemistry. She focuses on physico-chemical and analytical subjects in the area of the Biocidal Products Regulations and REACH.

Dr. Anna Schnurr (diploma in chemistry) has several years of experience in synthetic and analytical chemistry. Her priorities include the REACH Regulation as well as physicochemical issues relating to all regulations.

Dr. F. Prokschy

Dr. Frank Prokschy is a graduated chemist. The safety of production facilities of an international chemical company has been his profession for many years. He has registered many substances under the REACH Regulation, pursuing inter alia the aspects of production processes.

Katrin Beckers has a diploma in biology. She has several years of experience in quality/regulatory affairs of the pharmaceutical industry. In addition to the general aspects of REACH, she focusses on the efficacy of biocides in conjunction with their authorisation.

Dr. Viktoria Tschachojan graduated in biomedical chemistry. She focuses on the authorisation of biocidal products and on applications for the approval of active substances as well as on physico-chemical and interdisciplinary subjects concerning all regulations.

Dr. Kerstin Frische

Dr. Kerstin Frische (Dipl.-Chem.) has several years of experience in quality assurance according for the fields of environmental fate, analytical and physical chemistry. She focuses on physico-chemical and analytical subjects in the area of the Biocidal Products Regulations and REACH.

Dr. Jürgen Gutknecht (diploma in chemistry) has many years of experience in food hygiene and the corresponding legislations. During his career, he has worked in Germany and abroad in both the biocide and disinfectant areas.

Sandra Merker has a master's degree in toxicology. Her activities include the REACH and the Biocidal Products Regulation as well as toxicological issues, including the effects on workers and consumers.

Dr. Thuy Bui holds a Master of Science degree in ecotoxicology. The focus of his doctoral thesis was the modelling of human exposure to hazardous substances in consumer products. His activities focus on the effects of chemicals and biocidal products on non-target organisms and their fate and behaviour in the environment.

Dr. Kira Lowjaga is a licensed veterinarian. She has pharmacological-toxicological experience and expertise in laboratory animal science. Her main focus is on toxicological issues, including conducting exposure and risk assessments in the area of the REACH and Biocidal Products Regulations.