New Chief Research Officer Brings Wide Expertise to HBN

Gina Ciganik | September 2018 | Newsletter

Please join us in welcoming Teresa McGrath, our new Chief Research Officer, who will lead Research and Education strategies at HBN. Teresa brings holistic knowledge and multi-sector experience to our organization, having worked in government, NGO, and industry. Before joining HBN, she led the Chemical Management Program for Sherwin-Williams, the largest paints and coatings company in the world. Her work focused on hazards reduction and transparency, and assisting business units in meeting their specific sustainability and green chemistry goals. She also spent nine years as the Senior Managing Toxicologist at NSF International’s Green Chemistry Programs, and two years at the Environmental Protection Agency in the Design for the Environment (DfE) Branch of the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT).

Teresa earned her masters degree in Clean Chemical Technology at the University of York, England. She earned her undergraduate degree In biology from Hamline University in St. Paul, MN, near where she now lives with her husband and three children. Outside of work, she loves cross country skiing, biking, and running.