EPEAT Conformity Assurance Senior Manager, Green Electronics Council
At the Green Electronics Council (GEC), Erin Gately manages EPEAT’s Quality Assurance programs, including designing and managing the execution of EPEAT’s regular verification investigations. Erin also leads GEC’s exploration of the intersection of chemicals and the environment.
Erin came to the Green Electronics Council from Hewlett-Packard, where she worked more than 19 years in a variety of roles, including as Worldwide Product Stewardship Manager in the Personal Systems Group. Her job functions included assuring HP products’ conformance with environmental product requirements and certifications. She is familiar with the efforts required to comply with complex environmental specifications, and aware of the challenges manufacturers encounter in managing electronics supply chains that span the globe.
Erin has a MBA from Bainbridge Graduate Institute (which became Pinchot University and was subsequently purchased by Presidio Graduate School) with a focus on Sustainable Business. She also has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Miami and a certificate in the Essentials of Green Chemistry from UC Berkeley Extension. Erin has been profiled by Sierra Club Magazine and by WGBH Boston as a sustainability leader.