portraitCJExpert_POPs was founded and is currently directed by Dr. Javier Castro Jiménez. He is a Chemist with a PhD in Environmental Chemistry and over 13 years of experience in the study of the environmental fate, behavior and impacts of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and related contaminants in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Javier has made his experience working with leading scientists and experts from Europe and North America in above 14 multidisciplinary R&D projects and a number of international expert groups. He consolidated an international career working in various reference institutions such as the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA) from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the Institute for Environment and Sustainability (IES) from the European Commission – Joint Research Centre. Thanks to these multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural working environments, Javier has also gained considerable experience in the various dimensions of the science-policy interface on chemicals in the European Union and works efficiently in Spanish, English, French and Italian.

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