Barbara Dhoop obtained her Master degree in Chemistry in 2010 at the University of Ghent.  Afterwards, she worked as a researcher at UGent developing analytical methods in the metabolomics-area. She also gained practical experience in industrial water treatment as a field engineer and worked as an R&D associate in the detergent industry.

At ARCHE Consulting, her technical expertise is related to the biocide area. Since 2014 she has been involved in both registration of BPR dossiers and dossiers at national level. Strategic advice, risk assessment, data gap analysis, dossier preparation for biocidal products and families are some of the topics she is mostly dealing with.