Secretariat

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Joerg Seifert - Secretary General

Joerg has studied food science and technology and he also holds an MBA. He is responsible for the effective management of the affairs of the association including representing the interests of the FEFANA membership towards EU institutions and other stakeholders, supporting the Members, ensuring effective and efficient administration and providing leadership to the FEFANA staff team.
 

Yara Antonissen - Consortia and Regulatory Manager

Yara holds a degree in animal science and a master in rural development. She is in charge of the management of the FEFANA consortia for the (re-)authorization of feed additives and is also responsible for regulatory monitoring, coordinating elaboration of technical and regulatory documents, providing support and co‐ordination of Expert Groups and advocacy of industry’s interests through contacts with EU competent authorities.
 

Giuseppe Luca Capodieci - Technical and Regulatory Manager

Luca is a food technologist with a PhD in agri-food economy and extensive experience in regulatory affairs as well as in the livestock and meat industry. He is responsible for scientific/technical files relevant to the industry and follows up on feed and food regulatory developments impacting on the strategic interests of the FEFANA membership, including those pertaining to sustainability and innovation. Luca also provides support and co‐ordination of Expert Groups and advocacy of industry’s interests through contacts with EU competent authorities.
 

 Alicia Juárez Pallarés - Technical and Regulatory Officer

Alicia is an Environmental and Agricultural Engineer with profound working experience in the coordination of different EU-funded projects on food and feed safety. Alicia’s main responsibilities are the project management and the follow-up of feed additive authorisation dossiers by consortia of interested companies under Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003 including preparation of technical and regulatory files, information and data management, administration and practical support. Alicia also provides support and co‐ordination of Expert Groups and advocacy of industry’s interests through contacts with EU competent authorities.
 

 Chiara Francesca Bellone de Grecis - Communication Officer

Chiara holds Master degrees in Animal Law and Society and in International Relations. She is in charge of the EU policy and regulatory monitoring and reporting, and assists with preparation of internal and external communication. Chiara also provides effective support and assistance to the work of FEFANA technical and regulatory managers.
 

 

Administration

Pascale Furnelle - Executive Assistant, Event Organizer and Office Manager

Pascale’s main responsibilities include the general membership administration (applications, invoicing) and the assistance of FEFANA expert bodies and networking partners. She provides assistance to the Secretary General and is responsible for the organization of the events of the association. She also takes care of smooth logistics to run the office.
 

Bertrand Larsimont - Employee

Bertrand majored in translation studies during his college years. At FEFANA, his tasks mainly include data management and implementation activities.

 

 

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