Gremium für Pflanzenschutzmittel und ihre Rückstände


The Panel on Plant Protection Products and their Residues (PPR) provides scientific advice on the risk assessment of pesticides for operators, workers, consumers and the environment. The Panel develops and reviews guidance documents on the risk assessment of pesticides. This work supports the evaluation of active substances used in pesticides, which is carried out Rapporteur Member States and peer reviewed by EFSA staff.

PPR Panel Members are scientists from across Europe with expertise in:

  • Active substances – chemical and microbiological (viruses, bacteria, fungi, etc)
  • Physical-chemical properties (of plant protection products and their active substances)
  • Methods of analysis (of plant protection products and of their residues)
  • Toxicology and regulatory toxicology
  • Non dietary exposure and risk assessment (of plant protection products)
  • Dietary exposure and risk assessment (of residues of plant protection products in food and feed commodities)
  • Environmental fate and behaviour (of plant protection products)
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Ecology and population dynamics
  • Ecological/Environmental exposure and risk assessment.
Panel members 

Mitglieder des PPR-Gremiums, 2018-2021. Zu den Interessenerklärungen und Lebensläufen.

Name Rolle
Adriaanse, Paulien Mitglied
Aldrich, Annette Patrizia Mitglied
Berny, Philippe Mitglied
Coja, Tamara Mitglied
Duquesne, Sabine Mitglied
Gimsing, Anne Louise Mitglied
Hernández-Jerez, Antonio F. Vorsitzender
Marinovich, Marina Mitglied
Millet, Maurice Mitglied
Pelkonen, Olavi Reino Mitglied
Pieper, Silvia Stellvertretende Vorsitzende
Tiktak, Aaldrik Mitglied
Topping, Christopher John Stellvertretende Vorsitzende
Tzoulaki, Ioanna Mitglied
Widenfalk, Anneli Mitglied
Wolterink, Gerrit Mitglied
Previous panel members 

The Declarations of Interests and CVs of previous Panel members are available upon request.


  • Paulien Adriaanse, Mitglied
  • Philippe Berny, Mitglied
  • Theodorus Brock, Stellvertretende Vorsitzende
  • Sabine Duquesne, Mitglied
  • Sandro Grilli, Mitglied
  • Antonio F. Hernandez-Jerez, Mitglied
  • Susanne Hougaard, Stellvertretende Vorsitzende
  • Michael Klein, Mitglied
  • Thomas Kuhl, Mitglied
  • Ryszard Laskowski, Mitglied
  • Kyriaki Machera, Mitglied
  • Colin Ockleford, Vorsitzender
  • Olavi Pelkonen, Mitglied
  • Silvia Pieper, Mitglied
  • Rob Smith, Mitglied
  • Michael Stemmer, Mitglied
  • Ingvar Sundh, Mitglied
  • Ivana Teodorovic, Mitglied
  • Aaldrik Tiktak, Mitglied
  • Christopher John Topping, Mitglied
  • Gerrit Wolterink, Mitglied


  • Bernadette Ossendorp, Chair
  • Theodorus Brock, Vice-chair
  • Susanne Hougaard Bennekou, Vice-chair
  • Alf Aagaard
  • Ettore Capri
  • Sabine Duquesne
  • Metka Filipic
  • Antonio F. Hernandez-Jerez
  • Karen Ildico Hirsch-Ernst
  • Michael Klein
  • Thomas Kuhl
  • Ryszard Laskowski
  • Matthias Liess
  • Alberto Mantovani
  • Colin Ockleford
  • Daniel Pickford, until July 2014
  • Robert Smith
  • Paulo Sousa
  • Ingvar Sundh
  • Aaldrik Tiktak
  • Ton Van Der Linden


  • Anthony Hardy, Chair
  • Robert Luttik, Vice-chair
  • Angelo Moretto until 20/01/2011 – Vice-chair (until 20/01/2011)
  • Susanne Hougaard Bennekou, Vice-chair (as of 21/09/2011)
  • Anne Alix, until 13/04/2010
  • Jos Boesten
  • Claudia Bolognesi
  • Theodorus Brock, as of 15/01/2010
  • Ettore Capri
  • Michael Klein, as of 12/05/2010
  • Andrew Hart
  • Karen Ildico Hirsch-Ernst
  • Kyriaki Machera, as of 02/04/2011
  • Bernadette Ossendorp
  • Annette Petersen
  • Yolanda Pico
  • Andreas Schaeffer
  • Paulo Sousa
  • Walter Steurbaut
  • Anita Strömberg
  • Maria Tasheva
  • Ton Van Der Linden
  • Christiane Vleminckx

Forthcoming events

No future events are currently scheduled for this panel.