Dr. Thomas Petry is the Managing Director of ToxMinds BVBA, a product safety and regulatory affairs consultancy with headquarters in Brussels. He is a board certified toxicologist with a diploma in Chemistry and a Ph.D. in toxicology from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. Prior to founding ToxMinds, he worked for many years in various business and corporate functions at Procter & Gamble. In his current role, he is serving as a consultant for a variety of multinational and small or medium-sized enterprises from the chemical and consumer products sectors. He provides strategic and management advice to support companies’ chemical safety, regulatory compliance (e.g., REACH, BPR) and product stewardship programmes. At a technical level, he has substantial project experience in supporting chemical safety on the basis of non-animal alternative methods and has given presentations on this subject at many technical workshops, including those organized by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) or the US Society of Toxicology (SOT). He can be reached at thomas.petry@toxminds.com.