Sabine Jülicher, the new Director of Directorate E - Food and feed safety, innovation DG SANTE, will discuss her new role as Director and the priorities of the new Directorate.
Ms Jülicher will provide a short keynote speech which will be followed by a moderated Q&A session.
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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. During the period 2013 to 2015 she has been Head of Unit responsible for policy matters related to authorisation and monitoring of medicines and relations with the European Medicine’s Agency. Before that, she has been responsible for audits and inspections in the area of food of animal origin in EU Member States, accession countries and third countries trading with the EU. Ms Jülicher joined the European Commission in 1999, initially as veterinary inspector at the Food and Veterinary Office before taking up management functions in 2008. She holds a veterinary degree from the Free University Berlin and completed her thesis on microbiology and food safety. Moreover she holds a postgraduate qualification in food hygiene.