Panel on Plant Protection Products and their Residues

PPR

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 

PPR Panel Members, 2015-2018. View Declarations of Interests and CVs.

Name Role Name Role
Ockleford, Colin Chair Machera, Kyriaki Member
Brock, Theodorus Vice-Chair Pelkonen, Olavi Member
Hougaard, Susanne Vice-Chair Pieper, Silvia Member
Adriaanse, Paulien Member Smith, Rob Member
Berny, Philippe Member Stemmer, Michael Member
Duquesne, Sabine Member Sundh, Ingvar Member
Grilli, Sandro Member Teodorovic, Ivana Member
Hernandez-Jerez, Antonio F. Member Tiktak, Aaldrik Member
Klein, Michael Member Topping, Chris J. Member
Kuhl, Thomas Member Wolterink, Gerrit Member
Laskowski, Ryszard Member    

 

Previous panel members 

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

2012-2015

  • 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

2009-2012

  • 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