Senior Scientist & General Manager
Wim Traag has been working at RIKILT – the Dutch National Institute of Food Safety (NRL) at the Wageningen University for over 30 years. During this time he has led multiple research groups and has always been actively involved in POPs analysis. His publications in scientific literature are numerous. Wim’s expertise has aided the settlement of many POPs exposure incidents that have occurred over the past decades. He was (co)-author of 85 peer reviewed papers and 9 book chapters and gave various oral presentations at meetings, workshops and conferences each year on pesticides, mycotoxins, veterinary drugs, hormones, dioxins and food incidents.
Chris van Wakeren
Business Manager & Technical Support
Chris van Wakeren has many years of working experience in the field of POPs analysis. He has been serving laboratories throughout Europe by providing and servicing sample preparation systems and equipment. Also he has been providing many laboratories with (labeled) analytical standards and custom solutions/mixtures, reference materials and chemicals from numerous of the world’s leading producers and manufacturers.
Chris has a.o. worked on developing analytical methods for POPs, in particular brominated dioxins and furans during his internship at RIKILT – the Dutch National Institute of Food Safety (NRL)at the Wageningen University.