SESHA 2016 Speaker Biography

Nimmi Kovvali
Lead ESH Coordinator, Science Directorate, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, CA and Safety & Risk Management Group, Phoenix, AZ

Mrs. Kovvali the Lead ES&H Coordinator for the Science Directorate at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. Ms. Kovvali has over fifteen years of experience in EH&S program management, with an emphasis on R&D laboratory environments. Her background is in Environmental Management, Chemistry and Biology. Ms. Kovvali has been at SLAC for 5 years, helping them develop their laboratory EH&S programs. She is currently participating in the construction of a state of the art laboratory facility, as a Science Liaison; a role that leverages her management and ES&H expertise.

Mr. Frist is the Founder and Managing Principal of Safety & Risk Management Group. Mr. Frist has over twenty-six years of experience in EH&S program management, specializing in process safety and risk management, with five years in a manufacturing environment and over twenty years in consulting. He has implemented and evaluated risk management and safety programs for research and development and full-scale production manufacturing operations in process intensive industries, worldwide. His PSM experience includes compliance auditing and leading PHAs for clients in diverse market sectors. He is a Past-President and Fellow of SESHA.