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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.

Anna Robinson
EuChemS Administrative Assistant
Email contact: anna.robinson[at]

Anna Robinson joined EuChemS in March 2021 as Administrative Assistant.

Anna’s main activities at EuChemS pertain to performing secretarial duties and assisting the General Secretary in the daily management of the association, as well as liaising with internal networks and assisting in organising meetings and events.

She holds a B.A. in French with Russian from the University of Warwick and has also studied at the ULB in Brussels. She has gained experience in administration and partnership coordination within the nonprofit sector.

You can connect with her on LinkedIn.

Julieta Cavaglia
EU4EU Trainee
Email contact: julieta.cavaglia[at]

Julieta Cavaglia joined EuChemS in January 2022 as Science Communication Trainee.

At EuChemS, she will contribute in assisting in organising various policy and management related events and meetings, reporting on European policy topics related to the work of the association and get involved in writing newsletters, news articles or press releases.

She has studied a postgraduate degree in Food Sciences at Université de Montpellier (France) and she holds a PhD in Analytical Chemistry and Chemometrics from Universitat Rovira I Virgili (Spain). She has also participated in some research publications in the area of food chemistry.

You can connect with her on LinkedIn.

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