Sustainability & Advocacy Manager, NA Packaging & Specialty Products
Jennifer joined Dow’s Packaging & Specialty Plastics Division as the Sustainability and Advocacy Manager in 2018. In this role she collaborates with the entire value chain to end marine debris and improve plastic circularity. Her work includes serving on committees for The Recycling Partnership, the EPAs America Recycles Day, American Chemistry Council’s plastics recycling groups. She is a board member for Ameripen and Houston Wilderness. She also supports global efforts on marine debris, including collaborating with the Ocean Conservancy, the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, Future 500 and others.
Before joining Dow, Jennifer was a Senior Research Scientist for HARC, a sustainability research hub, where she led the Environmental Science and Energy Efficiency Programs. Prior to joining HARC, she served as the Deputy Director for the Renewable Energy and International Law (REIL) Network, a DC-based international think tank for clean energy and climate change law and policy. Prior to REIL Jennifer was the Vice-President of Applied Environmental Solutions, a consulting firm focusing on addressing soil and groundwater contamination. Jennifer earned her Master of Environmental Management Degree from Yale University.