Uta Jensen-Korte

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Uta Jensen-Korte worked for 14 years at the chemical company Bayer AG and then for 7 years as a lobbyist at Cefic, an organisation which represents the EU chemicals industry. At Cefic she rose to the position of Director for Chemicals Policy and Regulatory Affairs. In November 2004 she moved to the REACH Unit of DG Enterprise and Industry.[1]



She holds a Doctorate degree in Organic Chemistry at the University of Münster (Germany). She stayed at the University of California , Los Angeles (UCLA) for one and a half years as a Post-Graduate Fellow.


  • Bayer AG, Germany, Research Department for Plant Protection Products; Plant Manager; Marketing and Market Development of Pharmaceutical Intermediates (1983-1997)
  • Cefic (European Chemical Industry Council) (1997-2004)
  • European Commission, Directorate-General Enterprise and Industry, REACH Unit (2004- )[2]

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  1. Greenpeace, "Toxic Lobby: How the chemicals industry is trying to kill REACH," May 2006, accessed 13 March 2010.
  2. Yellow Documents, Personal Biography: Uta Jensen-Korte, accessed 13 March 2010.