Jean-Pierre Orand has been working as Director of the French Agency for Veterinary Medicinal Products (Anses-ANMV) since 2010. Anses-ANMV is an OIE (World Organization for Animal Health) collaborating centre for veterinary medicinal products. He has chaired the task force for implementation of legislation at HMA since 2010 and is a member of the Telematics Management Board.
Dr Orand holds a degree in veterinary medicine.
He worked in food safety, veterinary medicinal products, international trade and foreign affairs for the French ministry of agriculture for 19 years. He has negotiated several cooperation protocols, set up twinnings with 3rd countries and was the official delegate for France at the World Trade Organization for the SPS agreement.