Dr. Amaia Rodríguez Ruiz is a Scientific Officer at the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), where she is the project manager for nanomaterials within the Hazard Assessment Directorate. As project manager, she is at the interface between implementing regulation and science, working towards a consistent and scientifically sound nanomaterial regulatory assessment. She also contributes to the evaluation of the environmental information submitted by companies under the REACH regulation.

She has a strong research background with a Ph.D. focused on soil health assessment through standard and novel bioassays, including cytotoxicity assays and bioassay development, and analysis of total and available pollutants on soils.