Jessica is a senior food, biotechnology and chemicals public and regulatory affairs advisor. She brings to Leidar’s clients 12 years of advocacy experience, and specialises in helping multinational companies and trade associations understand and successfully manage their political and regulatory issues. This includes the development of strategies, messaging and positions, and direct and in-direct engagement with decision-makers and influencers. Her expertise covers a wide range of policy areas, including science and innovation, intellectual property, chemicals, and food and environmental policies, and she operates at both the EU and member state level. Previously Jessica worked for a major innovative plant science company, dealing with a wide range of issues related to agrochemicals, seeds and biotechnology.