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Scientific Manager and Deputy Coordinator of the MyToolBox project and the primary contact person for DLO-RIKILT. She is a scientist and project manager on mycotoxins and plant toxins at DLO- RIKILT. She has a background in food chemistry and microbiology and a PhD in risk assessment of mycotoxins. She has over 16 years of experience, of which 5 years at DLO-RIKILT, in the field of food safety analysis with emphasis on surveys of mycotoxins, plant toxins, and microbiology. She worked as FSQAESH manager in the dairy industry for 7 years. She is coordinator of the EFSA projects GP EFSA BIOCONTAM 2014 01 and 2015 01 on on tropane alkaloids and citrinin. She is active as member of the AOAC Lowlands Section, is member of the Advisory Committee of the (mycotoxins) conference WMF meets IUPAC in June 2016 and will chair The second World Plant Toxin Forum in June 2016. She has published about 25 peer-reviewed articles.