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Summit Overview

The European Risk Summit which was hosted by the Irish Medicines Board, King’s Centre for Risk Management and the Nickel Institute at Trinity College Dublin (11-12 June 2013), brought renewed focus to the issue of evidence and risk-based rulemaking, and highlighted the critical role that science plays in policy formation at EU level. The purpose of the Risk Summit was to discuss the advantages of [...]

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PANEL CHAIRS

Professor Ragnar Löfstedt

Mr Pat O’Mahony

Dr Kevin Bradley

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Professor Ragnar Löfstedt,
Director,
King’s Centre for Risk Management

Ragnar E. Löfstedt is Professor of Risk Management and the Director of King’s Centre of Risk Management, King’s College London, UK where he teaches and conducts research on risk communication and management... [Read More]

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Pat O’Mahony,
Chief Executive,
Irish Medicines Board

Having spent a number of years in private practice and as technical manager in the pharmaceutical industry in Ireland and the UK, Mr Pat O’Mahony, M.V.B., M.V.M., A.M.D., M.B.A., M.R.C.V.S. worked in public health... [Read more]

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Dr Kevin Bradley,
President,
Nickel Institute

Dr Kevin Bradley is currently President of the Nickel Institute, the global representative body of the nickel metal and mining industry. The institute has 26 member companies including the top five multi-national mining conglomerates... [Read More]

Speaker Biographies

Geoffrey Podger – Chief Executive of the UK Health and Safety Executive

  Geoffrey Podger has been Chief Executive of the Health and Safety Executive since November 2005. Since graduating from Oxford University in 1974, Geoffrey has worked for three Government Departments, two international organisations and three British agencies. In particular he worked extensively on a range of issues for the Department [...]