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Job Role

Policy Officer for Food and Retail

Organisation

European Community of Consumer Cooperatives

Biography

Silvia Schmidt is an Italian-German living in Brussels (Belgium). She studied Public Health during her Bachelor of Science at the Amsterdam University College and then Food Safety and Food Policy during her Master of Science in Wageningen University.

Since her studies she has worked for two years in the Directorate General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) of the European Commission, first on issues related to food labelling and nutrition, then on food fraud and official controls. She has joined Euro Coop’s team and the world of consumer co-operatives in March 2016 as policy officer for food and retail, and she therefore just embarked on her second year on the job.