PRRI Sekretariat

Der Geschäftsführer des PRRI ist Dr.. Lucia de Souza, a Brazilian national who obtained her Ph.D in plant biochemistry at the Friedriech Miescher Institut in Switzerland. Sie sammelte Erfahrung in der Biotechnologie Produkteinführung und Wahrnehmung durch den Verbraucher Forschung in Mexiko und in Brasilien. Lúcia de Souza has extensive experience in teaching and has been actively involved in biosafety since 1994. Von 2005 auf 2015 she was the vice-president of the Brazilian National Biosafety Association(ANBio), Das ist eine Gruppe von Hochschullehrern Profis aktiv in den Aufbau von Kapazitäten und in der Kommunikation im Bereich der Biosicherheit und seine Schnittstellen mit der Gesellschaft, Regulierungsbehörden und anderen Interessengruppen. Seit 2015 she is affiliated with ISAAA. Lucia de Souza also directs the Switzerland based Cutting Edge Solutions, was bietet Beratung im Bereich Biosicherheit und Biotechnologie. Lucia de Souza hat sich aktiv in die Aktivitäten einbezogen PRRI seit 2005.

PRRI is an organisation by public researchers for researchers. Over the years PRRI members frequently volunteered to help on an ad-hoc basis the respective Executive Secretaries with secretarial support, such as updating literature on the website, acting as local organisers for meetings in their countries, selecting suitable accommodation during international meetings, usw..

Außerdem, Piet van der Meer provides technical support to PRRI and the PRRI Secretariat . Piet van der Meer is trained as a biologist and a lawyer, und von 1989 auf 2000 he was in charge of biosafety regulation in the Netherlands during which he was actively involved in many international and EU fora. Von 1999 auf 2002, leitete er das Projekt "Umsetzung der Nationalen Biosafety Frameworks der Beitrittsstaaten in Mittel-und Osteuropa", und von 2002 auf 2004 he served as the programme manager of the UNEP-GEF projects on Implementation of National Biosafety Frameworks. Seit 2004, Piet van der Meer works as an independent consultant, primarily providing support on biotechnology and biosafety to international organisations and governmental institutes. Außerdem, he teaches since 2006 biotechnology regulation at the University of Ghent (at the Faculty of Sciences and the Faculty of Law), and since 2014 he also teaches this topic at the Free University of Brussels.