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. Temporarely, Christophe will also be in charge of insects as food developments (e.g. Working Group on ‘Food safety and consumers’ information’, novel food). 

Contacts:

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

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Constantin Muraru – Senior Policy Adviser

Constantin Muraru is responsible for activities related to research (e.g. Horizon Europe) and Life Cycle Assessment. 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 Manager

Alice Grassi is responsible for managing the overall communication strategy of the organisation (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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Somaya Naser El Deen – Trainee and Scientific Support

Somaya Naser El Deen is in charge of supporting the activities on insect frass, new feeding substrates and research. She is also supporting the activities regarding the IPIFF ‘Guide on Good Hygiene Practices’.

Contacts:

📠 Tel: +32(0)2 743 29 97

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