Maria Chiara Detragiache

Associate Director Brussels

Maria Chiara has 14-year experience in public affairs working on sustainability for consultancy and trade associations.
She has extensive knowledge on chemicals legislation, including REACH and CLP, having worked for chemical manufacturers as well as manufacturers of highly complex products. In her past role in trade associations, she represented industry at several European Commission’s expert groups, and conducted advocacy on circular economy dossiers and Fit for 55 Package files.
Prior to joining Rud Pedersen, she worked for a large US consultancy, and for trade associations representing the mechanical, engineering, electrical and electronics industries and the Aerospace and Defence Industries. For the latter, she coordinated the development of the European aviation roadmap for decarbonisation by 2050 (Destination 2050).