Bob Diderich

Head of Division, Environment Directorate OECD

Bob Diderich has been involved in environmental hazard and risk assessment of chemical substances since 1992, when he joined the German Federal Environmental Agency. He was working in France between 1995 and 2002, first for the French Ministry of the Environment and then the French National Institute for Industrial Environment and Risks, where he was assessing the environmental risks of industrial chemicals and biocides. In 2002 he joined the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development where he was in charge of the OECD Cooperative Chemicals Assessment Programme and the OECD Project on (Quantitative) Structure Activity Relationships. Since 2012 he is the head of the Environment, Health and Safety Division.