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Greg Paoli

Risk Sciences International
Principal Risk Scientist, COO
Greg Paoli serves as Principal Risk Scientist and Chief Operating Officer at Risk
Sciences International. He has been providing advice to regulatory agencies and
regulated industry in Canada, the United States and at the international level for 25
years. He holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Engineering from the University of
Greg’s career has spanned a wide spectrum of public risk management domains. This
has included the safety of food, drinking water, air quality, consumer products, drugs,
medical devices and the blood supply, engineered devices, transportation of dangerous
goods, museum collections, emergency management for natural and man-made
disasters, and climate change impacts on infrastructure. Due to the diversity of this
experience, Greg was commissioned by the University of Pennsylvania Law School to
prepare a discussion paper on “The Analytical Capabilities of a Best-in-Class Regulator”
as part of its international Best-in-Class Regulator Project.
Greg has served on a number of expert committees devoted to the risk sciences.  He
was a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences committees that issued the
2014 report, A Framework to Guide the Selection of Chemical Alternatives, and the
2009 report, Science and Decisions: Advancing Risk Assessment. He was invited to
serve as a member of an expert peer review panel for the US EPA’s Framework for
Human Health Risk Assessment to Inform Decision Making. He has served on
numerous expert committees convened by the World Health Organization and the Food
and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Within Canada, Greg is a member of the Canadian Standards Association’s Strategic
Steering Committee on Sustainability and Business Excellence. He is a member of the
Standards Council of Canada’s Mirror Committee to ISO Technical Committee 262,
responsible for Canadian input into the current revision of the ISO 31000 Risk
Management Standard. He also serves on the CSA Committee on Risk-Informed
Decision-Making for Nuclear Power Reactors. He recently served a three-year term on
the Scientific Advisory Committee for Health Canada’s Chemical Management Plan.
Greg completed a term as Councillor of the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) and served
two terms as a member of the Editorial Board of the journal Risk Analysis. In 2011, he
was awarded the Distinguished Lectureship Award by the Society for Risk Analysis and
the scientific society, Sigma Xi.