Anne-Sofie Bäckar has worked with chemical management for 20 years and for the past 15 years as Executive Director of ChemSec. Under her tenure, ChemSec has grown into a well-respected player within the world of chemicals and developed world-class chemicals management tools such as the SIN List and the Marketplace. Anne-Sofie holds an M.Sc. in chemistry from the University of Hamburg, Germany. Before joining ChemSec, she worked for consumer organizations in Nordic countries. As a scientist, she started her career with biotechnology research on diseases. She is a Member of the Supervisory Board at the Swedish Chemical Inspectorate.