Bob van de Water
Clive Roper holds a PhD in in vitro dermal toxicology from Newcastle University. From 1996 to 2021, he worked at Charles River, progressing to Director, in vitro toxicology responsible for skin absorption, regulatory in vitro toxicology, genetox, safety pharmacology, and in vitro respiratory toxicology. He has developed models resulting in the direct replacement of animals in dermal absorption, dermal toxicology and inhalation toxicology. He is a member of the North American 3Rs Collaborative and serves on the microphysiology (MPS) subgroup and is also a member of the Board of the UK NC3Rs. In 2021, Clive set up his consulting business, Roper Toxicology Consulting Limited, aiding in the development of new approach methodologies with SMEs and supporting regulatory acceptance of products to market.
Peter Boogaard holds degrees in both pharmacy and chemistry, and a PhD in Toxicology from Leiden University. He is the Professor of Environmental Health and Human Biomonitoring at the Division of Toxicology of Wageningen University and he has served on several committees of the Health Council of The Netherlands. Peter has been the chair of the toxicology group of CONCAWE, a member of the scientific council of ECETOC, and other tripartite committees on chemicals risk assessment. He is a scientific advisor on Risk Assessment for the European Commission and served on the Scientific Committee for Occupational Exposure Limits. Peter is also a (co-)author of more than 300 scientific publications and reports, in the fields of occupational toxicology, NAMS, human biomonitoring, dermal exposure, reproductive toxicity, nephrotoxicity and (cancer) risk assessment.