Don Ewert has been a practicing Industrial Hygienist for 32 years and currently works for OSO BioPharmaceuticals, formerly Catalent Pharma Solutions, at their New Mexico corporate facility. With OsoBio, he provides global EH&S management over Risk Management Programs to create leading edge exposure control practices involving a wide range of potent pharmaceutical compounds. Ewert completed his Masters degree in business administration along with a PhD in biochemistry from North Dakota State University. In 1985, he founded HTI Laboratories and Industrial Consultants, an environmental engineering and consulting firm, the company boasted more than 100 EHS professionals working from 5 offices nationwide. Later, Ewert accepted a position as Research Scholar in the Center for Environmental Toxicology & Technology at Colorado State University and furthered his graduate work in Environmental Health and Toxicology. Upon leaving CSU, he began work with the Fort Peck Tribes of Northeastern Montana. There, he led the tribal nation toward satisfaction of a major consent decree, placed upon it by EPA-Region VIII. At the conclusion of this work with the tribal nation, Ewert returned to Colorado where he served as the Environmental, Health, & Safety Manager for NanoProducts Corporation, a venture capitalized nanomaterials manufacturer. Ewert is Vice-Chairman of the American Industrial Hygiene Association’s Nanotechnology Working Group.