Academic Credentials
  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, University of Manchester, UK, 2011
  • M.Sc., Molecular Modelling, Cardiff University, Wales, 2006
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, Cardiff University, Wales, 2003
  • Italian
  • Japanese

Dr. Porro is a Managing Scientist in the Biocides team based in the UK. She holds a PhD in Computational Chemistry from the University of Manchester and has over 10 years' experience in regulatory affairs working in industry. Her work includes managing active substance approvals and biocidal product registrations in the EU. She also has a wealth of knowledge in a range of regulations including GHS/CLP, REACH, PPP, PIC, the transport of dangerous goods, Detergents, and Safety Data Sheet authoring, as well as having experience of managing registrations projects for pesticide and plant protection product registrations outside the EU.

Prior to joining Exponent, Dr. Porro has worked for companies ranging in size from small family-run businesses to multinationals and has thus developed a keen commercial awareness. 

She has many years of experience managing large product registration plans, including both renewals and new product registrations, liaising with competent authorities and consultants. In addition, she is skilled in supporting clients with their product registrations, together with providing regulatory guidance and strategic advice to support portfolio maintenance and market expansion.

Dr. Porro has also been the regulatory lead on a number of new product development projects as well as advising on regulatory strategy and product stewardship.