Dr. Ladislav Miko ›
Dr. Ladislav Miko has held the position of Deputy Director-General for the Food Chain in DG Health and Consumers of the European Commission since January 2011. Earlier, he was Director for Nature in DG Environment where he was responsible for the portfolio on nature and biodiversity, agriculture, soils and forests. His early career was as at the Slovak Academy of Sciences, where he became Deputy Director of the Institute of Ecology of Agricultural Landscapes. He holds a doctorate in zoology and ecology. His research interests are in zoology, soil zoology and ecology and he has published widely in the scientific and popular press.