Engagement & Scientific Cooperation Officer
European Food Safety Authority, Italy

Cristina Alonso Andicoberry, degree in Veterinary Medicine from University
Complutense of Madrid, MSc with specialisation in bovine leptospirosis, first PhD
studies in toxic microalgae in water reservoirs; holds a PhD in Pharmacy from the
University Complutense in Madrid on the field of scientific cooperation and
Civil servant of the Spanish Ministry of Health, she has worked for over 10 years
at the Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition (AESAN), first at the Risk
Assessment Unit, where she gave scientific and technical support on biohazards
to AESAN’s Scientific Committee, and later at the International and Scientific
Coordination Advisory Office. She has represented Spain at EFSA’s Focal Points
Network since 2007 and until her appointment as Engagement & Scientific
Cooperation Officer at EFSA in August 2018, where she is currently serving as
Scientific Coordinator of the EU-FORA Programme among other capacity
building activities.