EuChemS Secretariat

EuChemS Offices
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Dr Nineta Hrastelj FRSC
EuChemS Secretary General
Email Contact: nineta.hrastelj[at]

Nineta Hrastelj did her PhD at the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia. Her research topics cut horizontally across analytical chemistry, chemometrics and metrology. She is author, co-author or editor of various publications in research and education as well as policy related topics of general concern.

She has worked in the private and public sector at the national and at the European level. Her contributions were recognised by several awards. Since 2011 she is General Secretary of EuChemS.

You can connect with her on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Laura Jousset
EuChemS Science Communication and Policy Officer
Email contact: laura.jousset[at]

Laura Jousset joined EuChemS in December 2019 as Science Communication and Policy Officer.

Laura’s main tasks at EuChemS are divided between science communication – including the running of EuChemS Newsletters, news articles, web uploads and social networks, and policy work (advocacy, policy reporting and analysis). She also supports the daily management of the organisation.

She holds a M.A. degree in multilingual communication, with a focus on international relations. She has gained experience in scientific communication within the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS).

You can connect with her on LinkedIn.

Marta Kucza
EuChemS Administrative Officer
Email Contact: marta.kucza[at]

marta-kuczaMarta Kucza joined EuChemS in November 2016 as part-time administrative assistant.

She holds a M.A. degree in African Studies, and she has been trained in visual anthropology and documentary filmmaking.

Before joining EuChemS she worked as an administrative assistant for the Polish Institute in Brussels, and co-ordinator of the Cultural Programme of the Polish EU Presidency in Brussels in 2011.

Her main duties at EuChemS are related to accountancy and general administration, as well as communication and website management.


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