Dr. Evert Delbanco
Verband der deutschen Lack- und Druckfarbenindustrie e. V. (VdL)
Dr. Evert Delbanco is chemist and holds a PhD in chemistry from the university of Dortmund/Germany. Furthermore, he finished postgraduate studies in toxicology and is recorded as European Registered Toxicologist (ERT).
He started his professional career at Henkel in 2000 as toxicologist for the business units Adhesives/Technology and Detergents. After eight years he took over the position as Global Head of Regulatory Affairs managing the implementation of EU REACH, K-REACH (Korea) and GHS worldwide.
In 2015 he joined Siegwerk as Director Food Safety + Toxicology in the department of Global PSR + Sustainability. In this position he holds global responsibility for ink/packaging regulations as well.
Since 15 years he has been involved in association affairs cooperating in various committees, working groups and task forces on European and national level. In his current function he is promoting Siegwerk’s interests along the packaging chain on within CEPE (European Council of the Paint, Printing Ink and Artists' Colours Industry) and EuPIA (European Printing Ink Association) working groups.