Yann Devos is a senior scientific officer and lead scientist operating in the Chief Scientist Office of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Italy) where he is involved in co-shaping new approaches for the environmental risk assessment of regulated products and the development of risk assessment guidelines. He coordinated the scientific program development of the ONE - Health, Environment & Society Conference. He is employed by EFSA since 2008, and previously worked at the Biosafety and Biotechnology Division of the Scientific Institute of Public Health (now Sciensano; Belgium). Through his professional career, Yann has gathered extensive experience in the environmental risk assessment of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). He authors peer-reviewed articles and reviews in the field of GMO biosafety. Yann has a MSc in Biology (ecology) and supplementary degree in Environmental Sciences from the University of Antwerp, and a PhD in Applied Biological Sciences from the Ghent University. In his spare time, Yann enjoys spending time with his family.