Senior Science Adviser | Regulatory Toxicology, Cruelty Free Europe
Erik Prochazka has an undergraduate degree in Environmental Health Science and a master’s degree (by research) in Environmental Science from Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia, both with a focus on environmental toxicology and human health risk assessment.
Prior to joining Cruelty Free International in 2022, Erik dedicated his efforts to the development and validation of novel in vitro testing methods and strategies used in toxicology, and to their application for chemical hazard and risk assessment. Erik has a keen interest in systems biology, mechanistic toxicology, endocrine disruption, and application of new methodology to regulatory toxicology.
In 2019, Erik joined the animal protection sector and started working on EU regulatory testing issues, focusing primarily on the technical and policy aspects of the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability.