WASHINGTON - The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has selected Stewart Holm as chief scientist. Holm will be responsible for managing AF&PA's scientific research and identifying research opportunities across the forest products industry.
"We are excited to have Stewart on board to develop and implement a comprehensive science and research strategy in support of AF&PA's policy objectives. His management of key programs in product stewardship, chemical safety and toxicology, coupled with his knowledge of the forest products industry, make him a great addition to AF&PA," said AF&PA President and CEO Donna Harman.
Holm has provided expert scientific oversight, guidance and strategic thinking to multi-national corporations related to public policy issues before the Environmental Protection Agency, Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Food and Drug Administration. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Biology from Drury University and a Master of Science in Oceanography from the Florida Institute of Technology.
For more information about AF&PA and its policy initiatives, visit www.afandpa.org.