Speaker profile

Polina Levit

Polina Levit

Director, Global Affairs, American Chemistry Council

Polina Levit joined the American Chemistry Council’s Regulatory and Scientific Affairs Division in April 2023. As Director of Global Affairs, she is responsible for the European chemicals management and the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm (BRS) international environmental conventions policy portfolios.   

Polina has 18 years of global government relations experience. Before ACC, she was the Director of Global Government & External Relations at the Educational Testing Service (ETS), where she advanced ETS's global advocacy and business growth objectives by working with U.S. and foreign governments and various multilateral organizations. In addition, she previously worked as the International Government Affairs Specialist at DuPont, managing a portfolio of legislative and regulatory issues focusing on international trade and investment.   

She currently serves as Co-Chair of the Europe Committee of the Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT), an organization that promotes the professional development of women in international trade and business as well as raises public awareness of the importance of international trade to economic development.   

Polina holds a BA (Summa Cum Laude) in Political Science from the State University of New York College at Buffalo and an MA in Political Science from George Mason University in Virginia. She speaks Russian fluently.