Eva Reinhard

Eva Reinhard is vice-director of the Swiss Federal Office for Agriculture, responsible for the Means of Agricultural Production Directorate. Previously she was at the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health where she was responsible for Legislative Enactment Procedures in the field of chemical safety and risk assessment.  After professional training in the European Chemicals Bureau (ECB) in Ispra, Italy, she has been appointed head of the division for chemical products at the Federal Office of Public Health.

Dr. Reinhard graduated from the biology department of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich where she received her PhD in developmental biology in 1989. After several years of postdoctoral research at Stanford University, Stanford, USA, Oregon University, Eugene USA and Duke University, Durham, USA, she became Head of a research laboratory at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel, Switzerland.