Basil Mathioudakis Consulting, Belgium
Basil Mathioudakis joined the European Commission in 1982 where he worked on food legislation and nutrition covering a variety of dossiers including foods for particular nutritional uses, food supplements, food and nutrition labelling, addition of vitamins and minerals to foods and nutrition and health claims. In 2005, he became head of the Unit responsible for these subjects in the Directorate-General for Health. He retired at the end of February 2015. He chaired the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed, Section General Food Law, which votes on all relevant implementing legal measures, including the authorisation or not of the nutrition and health claims.
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