PYRROLIZIDINE AND TROPANE ALKALOIDS (PA): A NEW THREAT OR YESTERDAY´S NEWS? OCCURRENCE, RISK ASSESSMENT AND ANALYSIS
Christian Hummert is food chemist by education. He obtained a PhD from the University of Jena, Germany, for research on the field of measurement and identification of natural born marine bio toxins. After having left University he works since 15 years for different analytical service companies. He is specialized on the management of food and feed analyzing units.
In 2001 he joined Eurofins in Hamburg holding different management positions. 2009 he left Eurofins and founded with former colleagues a small consultancy company in Bremen. Since 2010 he is working for SGS Germany where he once again had several management positions in the business line AgriFood. Since 2012 Christian Hummert is executive management member of the German SGS Group. He is heading the Business Line AgriFood as director. Beside this he supports the German managing director in any laboratory and production issues.