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The Team

 
Linge Agroconsultancy, founded on 1 February 2003, is an independent consulting company specialised in the authorisation of plant protection products, biocides and the approval of active substances in Europe.

Our experienced registration experts are at your side to guide and assist you at every stage of registration of your active substances or products.

 

dr. A.J.G. Engels (Tonnie)

Managing director

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Tonnie Engels has been director of Linge Agroconsultancy since it was founded in 2003. He is an engineer in Plant Cultivation and holds a PhD in Agricultural Sciences and Plant Pathology. Tonnie has gained fundamental and practical research experience during his previous and current activities. He has extensive experience in the registration of plant protection products, active substances and biocides. He coordinated and managed registration projects for many of these products. In addition, he was seconded as a scientific assessor of efficacy and as a temporary project leader at the Board for the Authorization of Plant Protection Products and Biocides (Ctgb) in the Netherlands. In addition, he was seconded as a Registration Specialist at various companies in the crop protection industry. Tonnie speaks Dutch as his mother tongue, is fluent in English and has a working knowledge of German.

S. van Aken MSc (Sef)

Registration specialist

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Sef van Aken is a consultant and expert with over 7 years of professional experience in regulatory affairs and consultancy. He holds an MSc in Biology. He is experienced in modelling, risk analyses, evaluation of Human Toxicology, Environmental Fate and Ecotoxicology studies, dossier preparations and post-submission activities on national and European level. He performs evaluations as a scientific assessor Ecotoxicology for the Board for the Authorisation of Plant Protection Products and Biocides (Ctgb) in the Netherlands. He carried out many projects on registration and approval of plant protection products and substances (also low risk) for both government and trade and industry. He is a certified ToxRat specialist with extensive experience in evaluation of OECD and non-OECD ecotox studies and statistical assessments. Prior to working at Linge Agroconsultancy, he was research employee at a Dutch research organisation specialised in crop protection in agriculture and horticulture. Sef speaks Dutch as mother tongue and is fluent in English.

ir. K. Apenhorst (Karen)

Registration specialist

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Karen Apenhorst has been working professionally in regulation and consultancy since 2012. She is an engineer in Biology, specialized in plant biology. Her main expertise is efficacy of plant protection products at national and European level. In addition, she has expertise in comparative assessment, literature studies and practical knowledge of risk analyses, environment and ecotoxicology, dossier preparation and post-submission activities at national and European level. She carries out evaluations as a scientific assessor of efficacy for the Board for the Authorization of Plant Protection Products and Biocides (Ctgb) in the Netherlands. She has carried out several registration projects for products and active substances (including low risk), and is an expert in writing biological dossiers (BAD) and dRR efficacy for both government and industry. Karen speaks Dutch as her mother tongue, is fluent in English and has a working knowledge of German.

A.N. Arissen MSc (Anko)

Manager regulatory affairs

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Anko Arissen is a senior consultant with professional experience in regulatory affairs business since 2000. He is a skilled project manager and consultant. Anko holds an MSc in crop protection (Wageningen University, 2000), and is working in consultancy since 2008. He has worked over 15 years for the Dutch Board for the Authorisation of Plant Protection Products and Biocides (Ctgb) in plant protection product registration area as project manager. Anko has been involved in EU active substance approval and renewal activities, a.o. the coordination and communication together with EFSA. He has trained and coached foreign governments in the application of the EU plant protection products legislation. Anko has a strong focus on quality and communication. In 2022 Anko joined Linge Agroconsultancy as a team manager and consultant, to carry out registration projects, dossier preparation and post submission activities. Anko’s mother tongue is Dutch, he can express himself fluently in English and is proficient in German.

ir. P.W.M. de Boer (Paul)

Registration specialist

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Paul de Boer is a senior consultant and expert with professional experience in regulatory affairs and consultancy since 2008. He holds an MSc in Plant Breeding and Crop Protection. His main expertise is Efficacy on national and European level on both plant protection products and biocides. He had a secondment at Dutch Competent Authority as a biocide efficacy expert in 2018/2019. He is an expert in writing and evaluating biological records (BAD) and dRR efficacy and advises industry on designing and conducting efficacy studies. He is experienced in training foreign governmental organizations in Africa. Prior to working at Linge Agroconsultancy, he worked as a plant breeder and as an advisor and researcher in the crop protection area. Paul speaks Dutch as mother tongue and is fluent in English and has working knowledge of Spanish.

Dr. V. Braun (Verena)

Registration specialist

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Verena Braun holds an PhD in Biology (Plant stress physiology and proteomics) and has experience in scientific research since 2011. She carries out projects on registration and approval of plant protection products, adjuvants and biostimulants and performs marketing and web development tasks. She performs evaluations as a scientific assessor Ecotoxicology for the Board for the Authorisation of Plant Protection Products and Biocides (Ctgb) in the Netherlands. 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. She is a certified ToxRat specialist with extensive experience in evaluation of OECD and non-OECD ecotox studies and statistical assessments. 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.

ir. L. Feher (Lisette)

Registration specialist

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Lisette Fehér has professional experience in regulatory affairs and consultancy since 2017. She holds an MSc in Crop Sciences. She carries out projects on registration and approval of plant protection products for both government and trade and industry. She has knowledge on environmental modelling, risk analyses, evaluation of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Fate studies, dossier preparations and post-submission activities on national and European level. Lisette speaks Dutch as mother tongue and is fluent in English.

dr. R.W. Kolnaar (Rogier)

Registration manager

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Rogier Kolnaar is a senior consultant and expert in regulatory affairs since 2001 and has consulting experience since 2006. 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. J. Krook (Janhendrik)

Registration specialist

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Janhendrik Krook has been graduated as MSc in biology and holds a PhD in Plant Physiology/Biochemistry. He has professional experience as a risk assessor at the Board for the Authorisation of Plant Protection Products and Biocides (Ctgb) in the Netherlands, where he was involved in Residue / MRL evaluations, and Consumer health risk assessment (EU active substance peer review program), 2000-2012. He has experience in biocide registration procedures at Linge Agroconsultancy from 2012 and was acting in secondment in registration activities at plant protection industries and in training of foreign governmental organizations in Europe, Africa and Asia. He is seconded at the Board for the Authorisation of Plant Protection Products and Biocides (Ctgb) in the Netherlands as evaluator Residues of plant protection products and active substances. Janhendrik speaks Dutch as mother tongue, is fluent in English and has working knowledge of German and French.

A.C.M. Reulink-Hermsen MSc (Annicka)

Registration specialist

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Annicka Reulink has been working at Linge Agroconsultancy since 2016. She holds an MSc in Environmental Sciences (specialisation: Human and Environmental risk assessment). She performs evaluations as a scientific assessor Ecotoxicology for the Board for the Authorisation of Plant Protection Products and Biocides (Ctgb) in the Netherlands. She carries out projects on registration and approval of plant protection products and active substances for both government and trade and industry. She has knowledge on environmental modelling, risk analyses, evaluation of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Fate studies, Phys-Chem properties, Residues, dossier preparations and post-submission activities on national and European level. She is a certified ToxRat specialist with extensive experience in evaluation of OECD and non-OECD ecotox studies and statistical assessments. Annicka speaks Dutch as mother tongue and is fluent in English.

M. Roher MSc (Monika)

Registration specialist

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Monika Roher graduated with magna cum laude MSc in Phytomedicine at Faculty of Agriculture University of Zagreb. She is experienced in molecular mechanisms of plant disease control and in scientific literature evaluations. She has experience in scientific research since 2016. She is working at Linge Agroconsultancy from January 2020 and is involved in active substance renewal projects as well as in projects on registration and approval of plant protection products. She has knowledge on environmental modelling, risk analyses, dossier preparations and post-submission activities. She is a certified ToxRat specialist with experience in evaluation of OECD and non-OECD ecotox studies and statistical assessments. As a part of her master’s thesis she did research on the effects of plant extracts on plant and thrips at University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna. As an intern, she was involved in research on biological control of Western flower thrips at Wageningen University and Research. Monika speaks Croatian as mother tongue and is fluent in English.

Ir. Zwartjes (Ilse)

Registration specialist

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Ilse Zwartjes Ilse has several years of experience in registration of plant protection products and consultancy. Besides that she has worked on other regulatory subjects, for example on chemicals used in the production of paint and modelling material for children. Before starting in the field of regulatory affairs she worked at a laboratory for analytical chemistry. She holds an MSc Degree in Molecular Sciences. Ilse speaks Dutch as mother tongue, is fluent in English and has working knowledge of German and French. Besides her work in consultancy and regulatory affairs, she is interested in the medicinal use of plants. She is in education to be a phytotherapist.

I. Iemma MSc (Irma)

Registration specialist

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Irma Iemma graduated at Wageningen University following the Plant Biotechnology Master’s degree program. She is specialized in crop protection with main focus on biological control. During her thesis she worked on profiling the microbiome of bell pepper greenhouse aphids using the MinION nanopore sequencer. Whereas, during her research internship she tested different natural enemies against Thrips parvispinus on Ficus robusta. She is working at Linge Agroconsultancy from June 2021 and is involved in active substance renewal projects as well as in projects on registration and approval of plant protection products. Irma speaks Italian as mother tongue and is fluent in English and Spanish.