Seminars 2024

IUCLID Seminar for REACH, 2-day seminar: in Dresden, Date will be published soon.  

Avoid accidents: HAZOP/ LOPA/ Human Factors/ Functional Safety Seminar;

Dr. rer. nat., Dipl. Biol. Thomas Gildemeister
Managing director

Professional experience:

  • 2000 - 2006 TU-Dresden, Institut für Hydrobiologie, Dresden
  • 2006 – 2007 Beratergremium für Altstoffe der GDCh, Dresden
  • 2007 - 2008 Chem Consult Ltd., Dresden
  • since 2008 REACh ChemConsult GmbH, Dresden

Professional experience in the following regulatory programs:

  • REACH/ CLP-Regulation
  • German national existing substance program (part ecotoxicology)
  • OECD-HPV-Program (part ecotoxicology)

Dr. med., Dipl. Chem. Wolfram Hofmann
Head of toxicology unit

Professional experience:

  • 1986 - 1998 Bayer AG, Wuppertal, Germany
  • 1998 - 2005 BayerHealthcare AG, Ecology, Wuppertal, Germany
  • 2006 foundation of the company HSE Dr. Hofmann
  • since 2008 head of toxicology unit at REACh ChemConsult GmbH

Professional experience in the following regulatory programs/ topics:

  • REACH-regulation
  • Registration of new substances
  • Registration of drugs according to EMEA Directives
  • expert opinion (Scientific evaluation/report) for the definition of acceptable occupational levels, environmental risk assessment of drugs
  • member of the working group Regulatory Toxicology of the German Society of Pharmacology and Toxicology (DGPT)
Dr. rer .nat. Karl-Werner Thiem, Professional Chemist
Exposure scenarios und Risk mitigating measures

Professional Activities:

  • 1971-1978: Bayer AG; Leverkusen: Research &Development, Production management : dyes, organic intermediates
  • 1978-1982: Bayer USA; development - organic intermediates
  • 1982-2001: Bayer-Pharma; Production management, management Health-Safety-Environmental(HSE)-, process& plant safety, Bayer-representative in Association of Pharma companies with Research (VFA)-committee for Health Safety &Environment(HSE)
  • 2002-2006: Bayer Currenta; Projectlleader SAP-EH&S, HSE-Auditor, QM-Manager Informations-Technology
Freelancing Activities/Competencies in the field of HSE and related governmental regulations :

  • Since 2006: freelancing consultant , speaker and Auditor: process& plant safety, handling of hazardous materials (REACH), explosion protection, fire protection.
  • Since 1990 member of DECHEMA-Section process& plant safety
  • LRQA- trained Auditor of management systems ( ISO 9000:2000)

Dr. rer .nat. Torsten Zorn, Dipl. Chemiker
Team Chemistry

Professional Activities:

  • 1990 Fahlberg List GmbH, Magdeburg, Chemical Production
  • 1996-2003: Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf
    Institute of Radiochemistry, Institute of Saftey Research, Dresden
  • 2003-2010: Institute of Water Chemistry, TU Dresden
  • since 2010: REACh ChemConsult GmbH

Theresa Hellriegel, Business Management Expert (BA) - Foreign Trade Economist & Conservator

Team International - United Kingdom

Relevant Professional Background:

  • International consultant since 1994
  • With REACh ChemConsult GmbH since 2009
  • REACh ChemConsult representative in the UK


Relevant Consulting Expertise:

  • International Goods and Trading Standards
  • Conservation science and use of materials, adhesives and coatings in the cultural old heritage sector
  • Copywriting & labelling and correct product declarations to conform to legislations - in English and in German