Thomas Kratz
Thomas Kratz
Senior Scientist
Chemical Regulation & Food Safety
  • Basel (Switzerland)

Mr. Kratz has a global experience in regulatory ecotoxicology for the purpose of registration of pesticides and biocides within Europe. He is currently responsible for evaluating ecotoxicological data, monitoring laboratory studies, and conducting environmental risk assessments according to EU legislation.

Prior to joining Exponent, he worked as Registration Specialist with two consultancy companies and one Contract Research Organization in Switzerland, for 11 years. Within this position, he was responsible for providing technical support for the registration of agrochemicals (Docs MII and MIII) and biocides, conducting environmental risk assessments, and monitoring ecotoxicological studies. He also acted as Study Director for GLP multi-site residue studies.

In addition, to his regulatory experience, Mr. Kratz worked as Study Scientist for a leading Contract Research Organization in the UK, where he gained experience in the conduct of GLP terrestrial ecotoxicological studies. Mr. Thomas Kratz was also responsible for the classification of plant protection products in Europe.

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • , D.R.T. (Diplôme de Recherche Technologique), Environmental Sciences,, University of Metz, France, 1999
  • , Licence and Maitrise, equivalent to M.Sc., Environmental Engineering, University of Metz, France, 1997
  • , D.E.U.G (Diplôme d’Etudes Universitaire Générales), equivalent to B.Sc., Biology and Chemistry, Henry Poincaré University, France, 1995

LANGUAGES

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • English

Publications

Dinter A, Kratz T. Impact of field treatments with the insecticide Lannate 20 L (a.i. methomyl) on foliage and ground dwelling arthropods. IOBC/WPRS Bulletin 2000; 23:127–135.

Kratz T, Mirbach M. Environmental risk assessment for human medicines. Global Outsourcing Review 2005; 7(1):53–58.

Prior Experience

Registration Expert, Dr. Knoell Consult Schweiz GmbH, Switzerland, 2009–2011

Registration Specialist, LKC Switzerland Ltd., Switzerland, 2003–2009

Registration Assistant, Switzerland, 2000–2002

Study Scientist, Terrestrial Ecotoxicology, UK, 1999–2000

Regulatory Affairs Assistant, France, 1997

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • , D.R.T. (Diplôme de Recherche Technologique), Environmental Sciences,, University of Metz, France, 1999
  • , Licence and Maitrise, equivalent to M.Sc., Environmental Engineering, University of Metz, France, 1997
  • , D.E.U.G (Diplôme d’Etudes Universitaire Générales), equivalent to B.Sc., Biology and Chemistry, Henry Poincaré University, France, 1995

LANGUAGES

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • English