Benoît Vallet appointed Director General of ANSES
Benoît Vallet has been appointed Director General of ANSES by decree of 31 October 2022, succeeding Roger Genet, who has led the Agency since 2016. He will take office on 15 November 2022.
Sophie Lardy-Fontan appointed Director of the Laboratory for Hydrology
On 17 October, Sophie Lardy-Fontan was appointed Director of ANSES's Laboratory for Hydrology. A trained researcher, she is now responsible for coordinating all of the laboratory's scientific work aimed at improving the safety of water.
Launch of the ANSES dialogue committee on "Biotechnology, Environment and Health"
The "Biotechnology, Environment and Health" dialogue committee, chaired by Mr Jacques Vernier, met for the first time today at ANSES. Its purpose is to create a forum for exchange with stakeholders on the Agency's scientific work in this area. It will address ANSES's new assessment missions, since 1 January 2022, relating to organisms and products derived from biotechnology, both in the agri-food sector and for medical applications.