Panel members

The ANS Panel brings together highly qualified risk assessment experts from a number of European nationalities with expertise in a range of relevant fields.

Panel members are appointed by the EFSA Management Board for three years renewable. Appointments are made on the basis of proven scientific excellence following an open call for applications and a rigorous selection procedure. The Panel regularly sets up Working Groups involving external scientists with relevant expertise to deal with specific matters and to help produce scientific opinions. All experts working for EFSA sign a Declaration of Interests to safeguard EFSA’s commitment to independence

View the Declarations of Interests of ANS panel members


John Christian Larsen, Chair of the ANS Panel
Iona Pratt, Vice-Chair
Ivonne Magdalena Rietjens, Vice-Chair
Fernando Aguilar
Ruth Charrondiere
Birgit Dusemund
Pierre Galtier
John Gilbert
David Michael Gott
Sandro Grilli
Rainer Gürtler
Juergen Koenig
Claude Lambre
Jean-Charles Leblanc
Alicja Mortensen
Dominique Parent Massin
Ivan Stankovic
Paul Tobback
Tatjana Verguieva
Rudolf Antonius Woutersen