HPRC formally announced today that Peylina Chu has accepted the role of Executive Director. In this role, she will lead efforts related to strategic direction, tactical priorities, fiscal resources, and stakeholder engagement. “I am very excited and honored to assume this leadership role at HPRC,” says Peylina Chu, “Our efforts over the past six years are driving real change in the way that manufacturers, hospitals, and recyclers view healthcare plastics. As Executive Director, I look forward to continuing this collaborative work towards a society where healthcare plastics are safely and effectively collected, recycled and widely accepted as a valuable resource.”
Peylina Chu is a Senior Consultant with Antea Group, a global EHS and sustainability consulting firm. A chemical engineer by training, her areas of expertise include strategic planning, global EHS program development, sustainability assessments, risk management, stakeholder engagement and group facilitation.
Peylina succeeds Tod Christenson. who served as Executive Director to HPRC since its founding 2011. “It’s been an honor to be part of such a groundbreaking organization,” says Tod. “I’ve enjoyed both the work and the people tremendously. We’ve tackled challenges and developed solutions that only a cross-industry collaboration can. I’m more than confident in Peylina’s ability to steer the Council toward continued progress and success.”
Tod Christenson is a Senior Consultant with Antea Group, where he leads the company’s Food & Beverage segment, and he also serves as Executive Director to the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable.