Speaker profile

Margaret Whittaker

Margaret Whittaker

Managing Director & Chief Toxicologist, ToxServices LLC

Margaret Whittaker is the Managing Director and Chief Toxicologist of ToxServices LLC. She manages ToxServices’ projects for the United States EPA's Safer Choice Program, Clean Production Action’s GreenScreen for Safer Chemicals, and Cradle to Cradle Certified Program. As project manager and technical lead, Margaret has contributed to and/or managed the development of hundreds of human health risk assessments, chemical hazard assessments, exposure assessments, as well as hundreds of product-specific toxicology evaluations.

Margaret is one of the pioneers in the field of Chemicals Alternatives Assessments, and is a key contributor to advancing this methodology around the world to inform chemical selection and promote hazard reduction. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology who earned a Ph.D. in Toxicology from The University of Maryland, Baltimore and an M.P.H. in Environmental Health from The University of Michigan. Margaret is a U.K./EuroTox Registered Toxicologist, as well as a Chartered Biologist and Fellow of the U.K. Society of Biology.