Trainer profile

Catherine M Croke

Catherine M Croke

Director of Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

Dr. Croke, Director of Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), is a highly experienced professional with more than three decades of success executing product stewardship and regulatory compliance programs within global specialty chemicals and materials companies.  She offers clients an exceptionally broad understanding of international product stewardship and sustainability compliance and provides strategic business and technical guidance necessary to achieve business objectives.

Dr. Croke assists clients in promoting regulatory compliance throughout all organizational levels. Her work has included experience with the Systems, Applications and Products (SAP) enterprise resource planning software focusing on maintaining data to support regulatory compliance. She has overseen Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and Canadian Domestic Substances List (DSL) submissions, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) food safety and food defense plan preparation for human and animal food, and food contact notifications. Her regulatory oversight has included a broad range of applications and chemistries, including food and feed additives; soaps, detergents, and cleaners; petrochemicals and fuel additives; and water treatment chemicals.

In addition to her industry experience, Dr. Croke has extensive experience with U.S. and international authorities. She is a certified compliance auditor for the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001 and 14001 standards, for safety and product stewardship protocols specifically related to the U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), and is a Global EHS  Credentialing® (Board of Environmental, Health and Safety Auditor Certifications) RC14001®/RCMS® lead auditor. Dr. Croke has served as a Special Government Employee (SGE) for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), and is credentialed in foreign supplier verification by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance.