Prof. Annemarie van Wezel (1968, MSc Biology UU, PhD environmental chemistry and toxicology UU) has long experience as scientist in water quality, risk assessment and mitigation, environmental toxicology and chemistry, and environmental policy evaluation. She was granted as applicant and co-applicant many projects in the field of chemicals of emerging concern and water quality, examples are the European projects FP7 Solutions, ITN ECORISK2050, ITN PERFORCE3, and Dutch NWO funded projects such as Shale gas & water, TRAMP (Technologies for risk assessment for microplastics), EMERCHE (Effect-directed Monitoring tools to assess Ecological and human health Risks of CHemicals of Emerging concern in the water cycle), RUST (Re-USe of Treated effluent for agriculture), PsychoPharmac’eau (Psychopharmaceutical Prevention & Pilots to Reduce Effects in the water cycle), NWO Large Scientific Infrastructure; Authorative and Rapid Identification System for Essential biodiversity information (ARISE) and NWO Perspective AQUACONNECT. She is interested in the science-to-policy interface, in scientific outreach and has ample experience in media appearances. She is a member of the Dutch Health Council and the Dutch Board on authorization of plant protection products and biocides CTGB. She holds the chair Environmental Ecology and is Scientific Director of IBED (Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics) at the University of Amsterdam.
2019-current: Advisor to Board NDFF (Nederlandse Database Flora en Fauna)
2019-current: Board member Netherlands Ecological Research Network NERN
2019-current: Associate editor ‘Frontiers in Environmental Science: Toxicology, Pollution and the Environment
2017-current Member Stichting International Water Conferences
2016-current Member Dutch Health Council, Member Committee Signals Health and Environment
2014-current Member of the Dutch board on Authorization of Plant Protection Products and Biocides (CTGB)
2014-current Member board Postdoctoral Education on Toxicology