Senior Vice President of Technical Affairs at The Toy Association

Assisting national, state and international regulatory bodies in the development of effective and achievable chemical regulations, and also helping industry companies to understand and implement those requirements. Over 28 years of experience in the toy industry, with a career that has involved assisting internal and external partner groups to ensure the effective safety of toys and children's products (physical, flammability and chemical) nationally and around the world. Active member of ASTM and ISO technical committees on toys,

Relevant works:

Participation on ASTM F15.22, ISO TC 181 and liaison to CEN TC 52 on toys (all of which include chemical requirements). While with industry, managed company activity to comply with US State chemical requirements for children's products (Maine, Washington, Oregon, California & New York), national and international requirements, including chemical compliance and activities to improve sustainability.