EWG'S EXPERTS

EWG spokespeople include leading experts in the fields of toxicology, public health and federal chemicals, water, agriculture, energy, food and cosmetics policy, among other issue areas. EWG staff includes database and geospatial experts, attorneys, policy analysts and toxicologists whose collective research and advocacy is grounded in rigorous, science- and data-driven analysis conducted with the goal of protecting human health and the environment.

The Issues

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The Experts

Agriculture Energy Food Consumer Products Pesticides Water
Bill Allayaud
California Director of Government Affairs
  • California legislation
  • Tap water
  • Fracking
Monica Amarelo
Senior Director of Communications
  • California legislation
  • Cosmetics
  • PFAS
David Andrews
Senior Scientist
  • Chemicals in consumer products
  • PFAS
  • Sunscreens
Melanie Benesh
Legislative Attorney
  • Chemicals
  • Cosmetics
  • PFAS
Carla Burns
Research Analyst
  • Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™
  • Skin Deep®
  • Sunscreens
Donald (Don) Carr
Senior Advisor
  • Agricultural policy
  • Agricultural pollution
  • USDA
Ken Cook
President
  • Energy
  • Drinking water
  • Federal chemicals policy
Craig Cox
Senior Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Agricultural pollution
  • Tap water
  • USDA
Sydney Evans
Science Analyst
  • Pesticides
  • PFAS
  • Tap water
Scott Faber
Senior Vice President of Government Affairs
  • Chemicals legislation
  • EPA
  • FDA
Alex Formuzis
Senior Vice President of Communications
  • Asbestos
  • Energy
  • Pesticides
Thomas Galligan
Toxicologist
  • Personal care products
  • Pesticides
  • Endocrine-disrupting chemicals
Samara Geller
Senior Research and Database Analyst
  • BPA
  • Cleaners and antimicrobials
  • Fragrance
Sarah Graddy
Communications Director
  • Agriculture
  • Pesticides
  • Tap water
Jared Hayes
Policy Analyst
  • Farm subsidies
  • PFAS
  • Trump’s farmer bailout (Market Facilitation Program)
Nneka Leiba
Vice President, Healthy Living Science
  • EWG VERIFIED™
  • Skin Deep®
  • Sunscreens
Susan Little
Senior Advocate, California Government Affairs
  • California legislation
  • Cosmetics
  • Lead
Aurora Meadows
Nutritionist
  • Nutrition
  • Organics
  • Food additives
Olga V. Naidenko
Vice President, Science Investigations
  • Chemical risk assessment
  • Pesticides
  • Tap water
Colin O’Neil
Legislative Director
  • Agricultural policy
  • Organics
  • PFAS
Sarah Porter
Senior GIS Analyst and Project Manager
  • Agricultural conservation
  • CAFOs
  • Maps and geographic data
Kali Rauhe
Associate Database Analyst
  • Skin Deep®
  • EWG VERIFIED™
  • Sunscreens
Soren Rundquist
Director of Spatial Analysis
  • Agricultural pollution
  • CAFOs
  • Maps and geographic data
Anne Weir Schechinger
Senior Analyst, Economics
  • Agricultural pollution
  • Algae blooms
  • Farm subsidies
Grant Smith
Senior Energy Policy Adviser
  • Energy
Tasha Stoiber
Senior Scientist
  • Healthy Home
  • PFAS
  • Tap water
Sydney Swanson
Associate Database Analyst
  • Cleaners
  • Food Scores
Alexis Temkin
Toxicologist
  • Pesticides
  • PFAS
  • Tap water
Bill Walker
Vice President and Managing Editor
  • Chemicals
  • Energy
  • PFAS

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