Federica Iaccino graduated as Master Environmental Engineering at Polytechnic University of Turin (Italy): her thesis aimed at validating the use of specific aquatic model to assess soil ecotoxicity (RIVM, The Netherlands).

She moved to Belgium to gain experience at European level and worked as environmental consultant in the automotive sector, in the framework of alternative fuels and car emissions directives. In 2007 she further improved her scientific expertise at the European Master in Risk Assessment and Risk Analysis (University of Milan, Italy): her thesis focused on the development of high quality database for fish bioconcentration factor, in order to enable analyses on alternative non-animal testing methods for deriving BCF data such as (Q)SAR models (EURAS, Belgium).

Her main tasks at ARCHE Consulting are scientific and regulatory support for the implementation of chemical regulations.