The IPIFF Secretariat

The IPIFF Secretariat manages the everyday activities of the organisation – from administrative and communication matters to organising the IPIFF events and interactions with policymakers.

Feel free to get in touch with us in case you have specific questions about how IPIFF works and how you can support our organisation’s mandate.

Christophe Derrien – Secretary-General

Christophe Derrien is in charge of coordinating the advocacy and outreach activities of the organisation, regulatory developments (e.g. animal feed, frass, new substrates) and the general management of the Secretariat.

Contacts:

📠 Tel: +32 (0)2 743 29 97
📱   Mobile: +32 (0)4 86 44 94 76

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Maximilian Beiter – Regulatory Affairs Manager

Maximilian Beiter is primarily in charge of insects as food developments (e.g. Working Group on ‘Food safety and consumers’ information’, novel food). Among others, he is also responsible for  the ‘EU Farm to Fork’ (F2F) strategy (e.g. organic production) and outreach towards the European Parliament.

Contact:

📠 Tel: +32(0)2 743 29 97

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Constantin Muraru – Communication and Research Manager

Constantin Muraru is responsible for managing the overall communication strategy of the organisation, as well as the activities related to research (e.g. Horizon Europe). In addition, he is also in charge of international policy and outreach activities.

Contacts:

📠 Tel: +32(0)2 743 29 97  

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Alice Grassi – Communication Advisor

Alice Grassi is in charge of supporting IPIFF’s external and internal communication activities (e.g. media interactions, social media and newsletters). She is also responsible for organising IPIFF events and requests from external stakeholders.

Contacts:

📠 Tel: +32(0)2 743 29 97

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