Max La Vedrine

Max La Vedrine

Max La Védrine is a Senior Consultant at RPA with a degree in Environmental Earth Science and over 10 years of professional experience.  Prior to joining RPA, he worked for several years in a regulatory capacity at the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) where he primarily performed chemical hazard and risk assessments of North Sea Oil & Gas industry activity.  He also assisted chemical suppliers in their documentation, CLP, REACH and BPR compliance.  Since joining RPA, in 2016, he has provided research and analytical input on a range of projects for private clients, including consortiums, industrial associations and manufactures.  Max has also worked on several projects for the European Commission and its agencies, including studies for DG Environment, DG Employment, ECHA, Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

Max has worked on REACH Applications for Authorisation where he has attended client meetings and PSIS meetings, conducted site visits, performed literature reviews, and developed client’s analysis of alternatives, socio-economic analysis and chemical safety reports.  Max has supported clients by creating substance databases, mapping their regulatory status and conducting supply chain mapping.  Max has also conducted extensive literature reviews, organised and helped to run workshops, conducted stakeholder engagement.  Max has worked on several studies looking at the impact of chemical legislation including socio-economic impacts, this includes the DG Environment regulatory fitness of the legislative framework governing the risk management of chemicals (excluding REACH), in particular the CLP Regulation and related legislation, including CLP, BPR, PPPR, CMD, CAD, toys, cosmetics and ELV.

Max is also a PRINCE2 qualified project management professional with several years of project management experience.