Ira Koval, PhD, ERT

Ira Koval, PhD, ERT

Section Head of Global Regulatory Consultancy

As the Section Head of Global Regulatory Consultancy, Dr. Koval specializes in regulatory requirements for agrochemicals, biocides, industrial chemicals and pharmaceuticals, working on dossier preparation, including risk assessment, and evaluation for agrochemicals, biocidal products, pharmaceuticals and industrial chemicals. Following her PhD in coordination and bioinorganic chemistry from Leiden University, she completed postdoctoral education in toxicology. Prior to Charles River, she was a junior consultant/researcher, and later a risk assessor, toxicology at TNO Quality of Life. Dr. Koval has also been a risk assessor, toxicology at the Dutch Board for the Authorization of Plant Protection Products and Biocides (CTGB). She is a European Registered Toxicologist (ERT) and has co-authored 22 scientific papers published in international recognized journals and author of one book chapter on bioinorganic chemistry.