Steven M. Christenson

Mr. Christenson is regulatory affairs vice president at Ecolab Inc., a global supplier of cleaning, hygiene, and food safety products and services for institutional and commercial enterprises. Mr. Christenson manages global compliance programs relating to environmental, health and safety, regulatory quality systems, and product registration, and provides leadership for Ecolab's global sustainability programs. He has supervised environmental remediation and brownfield redevelopment projects in Australia, New Zealand, South America, Europe, and North America. He was co-editor of Government Institutes Iowa Environmental Law Handbook and the Minnesota Environmental Law Handbook, and has been a frequent lecturer on environmental law at activities sponsored by the Hennepin County Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar Association, and University of Minnesota. Mr. Christenson previously practiced law at Dorsey & Whitney in the areas of environmental, real estate, and regulatory affairs law. He graduated from Iowa State University (Ames, IA) and earned his J.D. from the University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA).