Roger McFadden is the Vice President, Sustainability and Innovation at Canberra Corporation (effective May 1, 2018). Roger previously served as Vice President and Senior Scientist at Staples.As the creator of Staples’ exclusive line of Sustainable Earth cleaning products, he has developed the commercial cleaning industry’s most stringent standard for evaluating environmental, health, and safety impacts of cleaning products. He has held product development, sustainability and innovation leadership positions at Coastwide Laboratories, Dynamic Research and Atlas Chemical. In addition, he was Chief Science Officer at Corporate Express. Roger is a sustainability and green chemistry professional with more than 25 years of industry experience innovating and formulating a broad portfolio of consumer and professional cleaning products for brands and retailers.Earlier in his career, he worked as a consulting chemist and product engineer for several chemical manufacturing companies in both the U.S. and Canada.
Roger is a charter member of the Green Chemistry Commerce Council and currently chairs a committee to advance Green Chemistry and the EPA Design for the Environment Formulator Initiatives. He is a member of the California Green Ribbon Science Panel and has served as the chairman of former Oregon governor Kitzhaber’s Community Sustainability Council Workgroup for Cleaning. Roger is a frequent speaker on environmental, safety and health topics to health care organizations, educational institutions, public agencies and private corporations.