Mr. Jetten is a Senior Advisor to Cardno ENTRIX. In this capacity, he serves as a key member of our global Product Safety & Compliance Leadership Team and is responsible for helping set the practice's strategic direction and expansion of services in Europe. He also actively consults with clients on REACh and other EU regulations. In doing so, he leverages the firm's deep well of scientific expertise in areas such as toxicology, environmental fate chemistry, risk assessment, and product regulatory management to support client engagements in Europe.
He brings over three decades of chemical industry experience and regulatory expertise to his role. Prior to Cardno ENTRIX, Mr. Jetten spent a successful 30-year career with The Dow Chemical Company, most recently, as the Director of Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) for Dow Europe, Middle East and Africa. His breadth of experience includes advocacy on chemical policy including REACh (European Union Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals), chemical product compliance and stewardship, and manufacturing site EH&S programs. In addition to his extensive work at Dow, Mr. Jetten actively participated in providing industry input during all stages of the development of the REACH regulation and subsequent implementation guidance materials. As a result of his breadth of experiences, he has become a widely and well respected expert in EU chemical policy with a strong record in helping clients succeed in their businesses by meeting compliance requirements and public expectations. Mr. Jetten holds a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering and a Minor in Polymer Chemistry from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.