Currently Jim is President of JJonesEnvironmental, a consulting firm that provides strategic advice to clients on issues related to chemical safety. Jim was Executive Vice President of Strategic Alliances & Industry Relations at the Household and Commercial Products Association from July 2017 until January 2020. In that capacity he focused on expanding and strengthening the association’s relationships with industry, NGOs, retailers and all levels of government, while also increasing sustainability efforts in the consumer, industrial and institutional specialty chemicals industry. Jim held various management positions focused on chemicals, toxics, and pesticides during his 30- year career at EPA. As the Assistant Administrator of the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, he was responsible for implementing the nation’s pesticide, toxic substances, and pollution prevention laws. Jim earned an M.A. in Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Maryland.