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Pinuccia Contino

European Commission

Head of the Unit "Product safety and Rapid Alert System"


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European Commission
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Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers
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Head of the Unit "Product safety and Rapid Alert System"
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Pinuccia Contino is the Head of the Product Safety and Rapid Alert System unit in the Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers (DG JUST) of the European Commission. In this capacity, she is responsible for the Commission proposal on the General Product Safety Regulation. Together with her dedicated team of product safety experts, she also supports dialogue and cooperation among the different product safety stakeholders and attaches strategic importance to product safety as a key priority on the global scene.

Prior to her current role as a manager and a regulator, she worked in different policy areas and positions (including as member of Commissioners’ private offices) since she joined the European Commission in 1991.

Pinuccia is Italian and holds a Master's degree in Political Sciences and International Relations. She is certified as Ambassador of Applied Compassion by the University of Stanford.

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