Christina Northfleet brings her expertise in chemistry to her role with Omya International AG, a global producer of industrial minerals such as fillers and pigments derived from calcium carbonate and dolomite. The company is also a trusted distributor of specialty chemicals. Ms. Northfleet works in Omya’s sustainability department, where she heads global regulatory affairs for the company. Her role entails ensuring regulatory compliance, building a global regulatory network, and developing policies and guidelines. She also represents the company at interest groups in Brussels.
Ms. Northfleet’s strong academic background includes a Ph.D. and a Master of Science, both in chemistry, from the University of Freiburg. In 2002, she earned a graduate certificate in marketing from Boston University in Brussels. Ms. Northfleet speaks English, German, French and Portuguese, which aids her ability to conduct business at a global level. She further networks through membership with the Institute of Management Accountants, Inc.