Ewa Matyjaszczyk works as a Scientific Officer in the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (EPPO) leading the activities on plant protection products.
She studied agronomy and food quality. She received the title of Doctor of Economics at the Poznań University of Economics and a habilitation in agricultural sciences at the Institute of Plant Protection in Poznań. For over 12 years, as the head of the Department of Expertise and Opinions on Plant Protection Products at the Institute of Plant Protection in Poznań, she was responsible for efficacy assessment of plant protection products before their registration in Poland and for qualifying plant protection products for use in organic farming. She also completed a year-long internship at the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) in the field of risk assessment. She speaks English, Polish, Russian, German and a little French.