The Team of Implementers




The Project 53 team consists of ISTC, SCJS, VERTIC, PHE and RIVM representatives. The Action of the project is implemented by the team in a close cooperation with CBRN CoE Regional Secretariat and country’s CBRN CoE National Focal Points. The overall management is coordinated by the European Commission Directorate – General for Development and Cooperation (DG DEVCO) and UN Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI).

The Project 53 team:


Dr Hendrik Visser (Partner Project Manager – DEVCO)

Ms Margarita Levchenko (Project Officer-Visibility)

                                                  Ms Samal Asainova (Project Officer)

Ms Saltanat Satabayeva (P53 Team Leader)
Mr Adrian Kingswell (P53 Project Officer)


Mr Scott Spence (Key Legal Expert)
Ms Sonia Drobysz (Legal Expert)
Ms Angela Woodward (Legal Expert)

Dr Christopher Logue (Key Biosafety Expert)
Dr Jane Shallcross (Biosafety Expert)

                                                Mr Allan Bennett (Biosafety Expert)


 Dr Mark W. J. van Passel (Key Expert)
 Dr Saskia Rutjes (Biosafety Expert)