Louisa Nara is the Technical Director of the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). She has over 33 years of experience in the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and food industries and has worked for and with over 65 companies. Projects, training and speaking engagements have taken her throughtout the United States, Mextico, South America, Canada, India, Singapore and Europe. Louisa joined AIChE/CCPS after 15 years with Bayer where she held positions of increasing responsibility including: Manager Process Safety and Crisis Management; Director of HSE, Security and Emergency Response at Bayer’s largest US Manufacturing site; and, Director, Risk Management and Compliance, NAFTA.
Louisa’s roles and responsibilities within CCPS include overseeing the execution of projects in the CCPS technical portfolio; developing and enhancing CCPS’s educational offerings; developing and deploying new tools; and, enhancing value for corporate member sponsors. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from West Virginia University, a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from Villanova University and is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP). Louisa was elected to the West Virginia University Chemical Engineering Academy for her outstanding professional accomplishments.
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