Joel Scheuchzer is the Communications Officer at the Food Packaging Forum Foundation where he develops the communication of research on the chemical safety and health impacts of food packaging and other food contact materials. He completed his academic studies in earth & climate sciences and specialized in understanding past climatic conditions based on the sediments and landforms left behind by extinct glaciers and digital 3D glacier models. Previously, he worked as a teaching assistant developing supplementary course content to better communicate scientific principles and techniques and is a board member of a non-profit critical thinking collective responsible for scientific literacy and communications.