Dr. Roland Poms is Secretary General of MoniQA Association, an international non-profit association based in Austria. He holds a PhD degree in Food Technology and Biotechnology from BOKU Vienna, where he is Professor in "Food Safety Analytics". Since 2016 he also works as consultant at FAO in Rome. His general expertise is development, validation, and application of analytical methods for food safety and quality assessment. He has worked as coordinator and as partner in various international collaborative research projects. He is involved in working groups of CEN, ISO, IAM, Codex Alimentarius, AOAC.