Kate Sellers leads multidisciplinary problem-solving teams that help ERM clients to meet their business goals through effective product stewardship and sustainability. She uses her training as a chemist and an engineer to support clients in their regulatory compliance, notably under the US Toxic Substances Control Act.
Kate also works with clients to participate in the Circular Economy, where she has assisted clients with designing out waste and pollution, and keeping products and materials in use. Ms. Sellers’ strategic work with clients also reflects her scholarly pursuits.
She teaches the course “Product Stewardship and Chemical Sustainability” at the Harvard University Extension School and is also an adjunct professor in the Master of Science in Product Stewardship program at Indiana University, where she co-teaches a course in regulatory affairs. Those courses reflect what Kate has learned through researching and publishing five books on chemicals in the environment. Kate was a founding board member of the Product Stewardship Society and served as President from 2017 – 2019.