Els Bocken
Product Safety Manager - Data Management and Systems EMEA and APAC
For the last 10 years, Els built up thorough knowledge in many regulatory topics like REACH, CLP, Food Contact, RoHS, Biocides, Medical Devices, GMP, Toys, Cosmetics, GADSL…

During the last 5 years she was manager of the European Product Safety team, participating in many trade organizations on EU level and national level (EUMBC, Essenscia, Polymatters, VCI-masterbatchverband, Cefic, FREP). Since 2 years, she is representing former Schulman, which is now acquired by Lyondellbasell in the board of EUMBC (European Masterbatchers and Compounders)

Her career started at Dow Chemicals in 1989 in the Polyurethanes department

She holds a master’s degree in chemistry obtained at the University of Louvain, Belgium