Pia Mäkelä appointed Head of Evira's Research and Laboratory Department

20.9.2013

<p>Ms. Pia Mäkelä, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, has been appointed Director of the Research and Laboratory Department of the Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira as of 16 January 2014.</p>

She transfers to Evira from the position of the Head of the Biological Monitoring Unit of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

Ms. Mäkelä has previously worked e.g. in the European Commission (SANCO) as a national expert in tasks related to food hygiene legislation as well as in the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry as a Senior Veterinary Officer.

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