Sabine Jülicher is Director for food and feed safety, innovation in the Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety of the European Commission. She is responsible for policies relating to a range of sectors such as food information & composition, food waste, food processing technologies, novel foods, biotechnology, pesticides, biocides as well as veterinary medicines & animal nutrition.
Between 2013 and 2015, she was Head of Unit responsible for policy matters related to authorisation and monitoring of medicines and relations with the European Medicine Agency.
Before that, she was responsible for audits and inspections in the area of food of animal origin in the EU Member States, Accession Countries and Third Countries trading with the European Union.
Ms Jülicher joined the European Commission in 1999, initially as veterinary inspector, before taking up management functions.
She holds a veterinary degree from the Free University Berlin and completed her thesis in microbiology and food safety. Moreover she holds a postgraduate qualification in food hygiene.