Core Team

Dr. Thomas Petry, Managing Director of ToxMinds, is a product safety and regulatory affairs consultant with more than 20 years of industry, consulting and research experience in the human safety assessment of chemical exposures occurring at the workplace, through their use or presence in consumer products or via the environment. He is a European registered toxicologist (ERT) as well as a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology (DABT) and earned his Ph.D. in toxicology from the Institute of Toxicology of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) of Zurich in 1994.

 



 

Dr. Francesca Tencalla, Director at ToxMinds, is an (eco)toxicology and regulatory affairs consultant with over 20 years of industry and research experience in the human and environmental safety assessment of chemicals, metals, agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals. She is a European registered toxicologist (ERT) and earned her Ph.D. in (eco)toxicology from the Institute of Toxicology of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) of Zurich in 1995.

 

 

 

 

 

Ms. Sanghamitra Mishra is a toxicology and regulatory compliance consultant at ToxMinds, with about 8 years of research and consulting experience in the human health hazard and risk assessment of chemical substances. Mitra has been instrumental in developing our services in the area of non-animal alternatives, particularly SAR/analogue-based read-across justifications and the identification of mechanism-based testing programmes (‘AOP’) to reduce remaining uncertainties in a proposed read-across approach. Mitra is a European registered toxicologist (ERT) with a Master’s degree in Pharmacology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University (IIT BHU)

 

 

 

Mr. Sabyasachi Chakraborty is a toxicology consultant with more than 12 years of research and consulting experience in the human health hazard and risk assessment of chemical substances. He is experienced in the hazard assessment of chemical ingredients used in consumer products, including cosmetics and other personal care products. Sabya is also involved in the development of chemical exposure and risk assessment outputs as required under the REACH, BPR or Agrochemicals Regulations for human and environmental health using prediction and modelling tools. He is a a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology (DABT) with a Master’s degree in Pharmacology from the Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India.

 

 

 

Ms. Daniela Jeronimo Roque is a Consultant at ToxMinds. Daniela specialises and leads our efforts in the area of human and environmental exposure modelling; as for example required under the REACH, BPR and Agrochemicals Regulations. She further supports our team in developing and compiling registration files, conducting (eco)toxicological hazard and risk assessments as well as providing ad-hoc regulatory analyses. Daniela has a biomedical license in Life Sciences and Health /Biology with a specialisation in Nutrition. She obtained a Masters degree in Health Risk Sciences from the University of Clermont-Ferrand in France.

 

 

 

Dr. Monica Autiero is a Consultant at ToxMinds. Monica specialises and leads our efforts in the area of non-animal based safety assessments with particular focus on (Q)SAR modelling and identifying analogue and grouping-based hazard assessment approaches. Monica is a trained biologist with a Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University Paris XI.Ms.

 

 

Ms. Marta Szot is a research associate at ToxMinds. She provides technical and scientific support on a variety of ongoing projects as well as with the compilation of registration files under the REACH regulation. Marta is an expert in database and desktop searches regarding information which is critical to hazard and risk assessment as required under REACH and other registration programmes supported by ToxMinds. She previously conducted ecotoxicological research with the University of Örebro in Sweden and holds a M.Sc. in Biology with a specialization in Ecotoxicology from the University of Lund.

 

 

 

Mr. Alex Rankin is the Office Manager of ToxMinds. He plays a crucial role in ToxMinds’ marketing and business development activities as well as providing administrative support on all matters to the team.

 

 

 

Our core team is further assisted by a group of skilled and enthusiastic research analysts, all with a university degree in life sciences and a specialization (i.e. MSc or Ph.D.) in toxicology, environmental chemistry or pharmacology.