Linda Greer is an environmental toxicologist specializing in industrial pollution. Currently serving as a Senior Global Fellow with the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs, the leading environmental organization in China, she was with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), one of the largest environmental groups in North America, for nearly 30 years. For nearly two decades, Linda has concentrated her work globally. Focusing first on mercury pollution, she was a founder and leader of the NGO’s community’s successful effort to pass the Minamata Convention in the United Nations, a binding international treaty to reduce the use and release of this toxic metal around the world. She currently serves on the Board of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition. In China, Linda has served on the CCICED Task Force on Environmental Health under the Ministry of Environmental Protection, where she was one of three foreign advisors. She is also author of over a dozen technical and policy articles on environmental matters and has frequently testified before the U.S. Congress.