Atakan Erik Befrits

Global Advocacy & Policy Analyst

Atakan Erik Befrits is a self-financed Swedish/Turkish tobacco harm reduction advocate, policy researcher, economist and entrepreneur. He serves as the pro bono Chairman of New Nicotine Alliance Sweden and as PR TAC for global umbrella CSO-NGO INNCO.

Mr Befrits ambition is global recognition and adoption of tobacco harm reduction products and strategies as FCTC mandated vital and complementary tools for a greatly accelerated end to smoking (WHO <5%).

COI: Mr Befrits declares no tobacco or vaping industry financial conflicts of interest. Mr Befrits declares non-financial confluence of interests with several product categories, with FCTC 5.3 respecting independence from the producers of such products.