French Agency for Food,
Occupational Health & Safety
Véronique Sirot is a doctor of epidemiology and public health, and has been a senior project manager in the Risk Assessment Department of the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health Safety (Anses) since 2005. She works in the field of dietary exposure to chemical substances and risk assessment, providing inputs into the scientific expert committees of Anses, as well as participating actively in several national and EU research projects. In charge of studies on exposure to food chemicals, Véronique Sirot is responsible for the coordination of the French Total Diet Studies (TDS): 2nd French TDS (2005-2011), infant TDS (2010-2016) and on-going 3rd French TDS. She also worked on risk–benefit analysis approaches including linear programming optimization in the framework of the updating of the French food-based dietary guidelines. She participated in the EFSA working group on Total Diet Studies (2010-2011), chairs the scientific advisory board on the first German TDS, and is author or co-author of more than 50 international peer-reviewed papers in the field of dietary exposure and risk-benefit assessments.