Henk A. Tennekes
Henk A. Tennekes, M.Sc., Ph.D., FRSM has authored ground-breaking papers on chemical risk assessment. He was one of the first scientists to recognize the environmental hazards of neonicotinoid insecticides and the first scientist to demonstrate the absence of a threshold dose for the liver tumour-promotinginsecticide dieldrin.He is highly experienced in non-clinical drug development and has worked for leading agrochemical and pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Tennekes was Secretary of the Toxicology Section of the Swiss Society of Pharmacology and Toxicology from 1992-1998 and a Member of the Board of Directors of the Swiss Register of Toxicologists from 1996-2000. He is an Overseas Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.