- Masters, Environmental Science, University of Giessen, Germany, 2019
- Certificate of expertise in the use of plant protection products, Germany, 2020
- Postgraduate studies in ecotoxicology (SETAC GLB and GDCh)
Ms Achterberg specializes in regulatory ecotoxicology for the purpose of registration of pesticides within Europe. She is currently responsible for evaluating ecotoxicological data and conducting environmental risk assessment according to EU legislation, e.g. data gap analyses, study monitoring, study evaluation, dossier writing and post-submission support according to the national specific requirements for European registrations.
Ms Achterberg holds a MSc in environmental sciences with a focus on ecotoxicology. Prior to joining Exponent, she gained experience in conducting and planning terrestrial field experiments with a focus on arthropods as well as in interpretation and evaluation of experimental data.
Prior to joining Exponent, she worked as Principal investigator, planning and conducting field trials with a CRO in Germany and as a Regulatory Ecotoxicologist with a consultancy in Germany.