Jukka Malm joined the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) in September 2008 as the Director of Assessment with the main responsibility to build up the processes of evaluation and risk management.
Since 2011 Mr Malm is leading the directorate of Regulatory Affairs, and was appointed as Deputy Executive Director in January 2014. He is responsible for the work of Scientific Committees of ECHA and for the Legal Affairs unit. In addition, he is coordinating the scientific and international activities of the agency and is steering the project on European Union Observatory for nanomaterials.
Mr Malm has been working in the field of chemicals legislation for over 25 years and has been involved in a wide range of activities related to the risk assessment and risk management of chemicals at the national, EU, and global level. Prior to working at the Agency he worked as the Director of Expert Services at the Finnish Environment Institute and was also the first chairman of the Management Board of ECHA.
He holds a Master’s degree in Agriculture and Forestry, specialising in Environmental Protection. Mr Malm is Finnish.
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