Paula has over 20 years’ experience working in the agrochemical industry (ICI, Zeneca, Syngenta) firstly as a research plant biologist at Jealott’s Hill Research Station before moving into product registration. For the last 13 years Paula has worked opposite the EU and member states as a Regulatory Project Manager delivering active substance and plant protection product dossiers for EU and national registration/re-registration, and managing all aspects of the dossier review with the regulatory agency. Paula has an in-depth and current knowledge of the regulatory processes operated by Rapporteur Member States, the European Food Safety Authority and the EU Commission when reviewing new and existing active substances in accordance with Directive 91/414/EEC. In addition Paula has followed the development of new legislation and is well placed to advise on the technical and process changes associated with the introduction of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009.