Boma Brown-West, Senior Manager, Consumer Health; Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)
Boma Brown-West is a senior manager at EDF+Business. In her role, she focuses on transforming retail supply chains in order to reduce people’s exposure to toxic chemicals. By engaging with stakeholders across the retail supply chain, like Walmart, she works to promote and implement strategies that foster the development and usage of safer chemicals in consumer products. Boma has worked in close collaboration with Walmart on the implementation of their successful sustainable chemistry policy. Boma also leads EDF’s initiative Behind the Label: a Blueprint for Safer Chemicals in the Marketplace that lays out a path to corporate leadership for all in the retail supply chain. Prior to working at EDF, Ms. Brown-West worked for a decade at Whirlpool Corporation in product engineering and sustainability. Ms. Brown-West has an M.S. in Technology & Policy from MIT and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Yale University.