Meet Rogier and Verena at the ABIM 2019

Meet our experienced registration experts Rogier Kolnaar and Verena Braun at the ABIM 2019.
The focus of this event will be on the international exchange about recent developments in the field of biocontrol techniques. It is the key event to discuss opportunities and to learn about the latest regulatory situation.
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dr. R.W. Kolnaar (Rogier)

Registration manager


Rogier Kolnaar is a senior consultant and expert with more than 15 years of professional experience in regulatory affairs and over 10 years in consultancy. He holds an MSc in Crop Protection and PhD in Agricultural Sciences. Rogier coordinated regulatory projects of chemical and microbial plant protection products and their active substances (including low risk) for more than 30 companies. He is experienced in regulatory procedures, Phys-Chem properties, Classification, risk analyses, MRLs, Ecotoxicology, dossier preparations and post-submission activities on national and European level. He has been seconded at the Board for the Authorisation of Plant Protection Products and Biocides (Ctgb) in the Netherlands as evaluator plant protection products for aspects Ecotoxicology and Residues and has been seconded as temporary project leader of plant protection products and biocides. Prior to working at Linge Agroconsultancy, he was registration officer for 5 years at a Dutch company that develops and produces biological control products. Rogier speaks Dutch as mother tongue, is fluent in English, proficient in German and has working knowledge of French and Spanish.

Dr. V. Braun (Verena)

Registration specialist


Verena Braun holds an PhD in Biology (Plant stress physiology and proteomics). She carries out projects on registration and approval of plant protection products, adjuvants and biostimulants and performs marketing and web development tasks. She is experienced in regulatory procedures, environmental modelling, risk analyses, evaluation of ecotoxicology and environmental fate studies, dossier preparations and post-submission activities on national and European level. Prior to joining Linge Agroconsultancy she did research on drought tolerance mechanisms in plants at the University of Bonn and worked in project management and marketing at various companies and institutions. Verena speaks German as mother tongue and is fluent in English and has working knowledge of French and Dutch.