Chantal Bruetschy

Head of Unit responsible for Biotechnology from DG SANTE

Spotlight discussion: Gene editing – controversy or necessity – what is the future?

Chantal Bruetschy is head of unit for biotechnology in DG “Health and Food Safety” in the European Commission. Prior to this she was head of unit in DG Environment, responsible notably for pesticides use, environment and health issues and urban policy. Before that she was responsible for various policies, including competition and industrial policy in the European Commission.

She worked in a private law office as well as with Air France in Paris prior to joining the European Commission.

Bruetschy studied law and economics in France and U.K. as well as nutrition at the Faculty of Pharmacy in Dijon(France).