Our team

Dr Kevin Bradley MA (Dubl.) Ph.D (Dubl.)

Secretary General

Dr Bradley is an environmental scientist with more than 25 years’ experience in international environmental policy and regulatory affairs. Prior to joining BSEF, Kevin has managed and directed international associations in the wood-fibre and metals sectors as well as consulting in the energy and chemicals fields.

His key contributions to the success of these organizations has been to promote engagement on the use of materials and products demonstrating their contribution to society and to meeting public policy goals in the environment, sustainable development and energy fields.

Kevin spends his leisure time with family and friends and enjoys tennis, walking and serious reading.

Bernadette Desobry

Administration & Service to Members

Bernadette is a multi-skilled person with a successful track record in supporting organisations in an international environment.   Entrepreneurial and proactive with good communication skills, she enjoys working in team and always welcomes the opportunity to explore new challenges.

She has a long and diverse experience in the mining industry, mainly in Base and Precious Metals, from sales of finished products to acquisition of custom feed, with worldwide contacts in complex environments.

She is a passionate traveller and will never miss a chance to discover new places or meet new people.   She loves sailing in the Mediterranean and skiing in the Alps but her greatest happiness is in family gathering.

Dr. Klaus Rothenbacher

Regulatory Advisor

Klaus Rothenbacher is chemist with background in toxicology. He has more than 15 years’ experience in the field of brominated compounds and chemicals safety, including 10 years as Science Programme Manager at BSEF. Since May 2016 he is Regulatory Affairs Advisor to BSEF.

Prior to re-joining BSEF Klaus has been the Scientific Manager for the Precious Metals and Rhenium Consortium, mainly dealing with Reach registrations of precious metals.

In his free time (if any) Klaus has taken up brewing his own beer.

Nuno Bacharel

Communications Manager

Nuno Bacharel is a seasoned communications professional with 7 years of solid experience in Public Relations and EU Affairs leading high-impact Communications projects and manage multiple Social Media channels and campaigns.

Prior to joining BSEF, Nuno worked at Cefic – The European Chemistry Industry Council – as Communications and Social Media Manager. During his 5 year assignment, he managed “Your Formula”, the first European Chemical Industry platform on sustainability and innovation. He was also responsible for developing sound-based Social Media campaigns and Corporate communication projects.

When Nuno is not tweeting, he travels around the world. He loves discovering news places and cultures. But most of all, he always has an eye behind his camera.