Robert Sussman is currently the Managing Principal, Eastern Operations for SafeBridge Consultants, Inc. He has over 25 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry where he worked in various capacities in corporate environmental, health, and safety groups, culminating as a director of occupational toxicology at Pfizer. His group was responsible for evaluating the toxicity of pharmaceutical products, their intermediates and other chemicals handled in research facilities, and providing hazard communication information to all research facilities worldwide. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology. He is a past member and chair of the AIHA’s WEEL Committee, is a founding member of the Occupational Toxicology Roundtable and serves on that organization’s steering committee. He has had an adjunct appointment at the NYU Medical Center where he gives several lectures each year on regulatory toxicology, risk assessment, and industrial hygiene aspects of the pharmaceutical industry.