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November 7, 2016

Lauren M. Graham, Ph.D., Joins B&C Consortia Management

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), The Acta Group (Acta®), and B&C® Consortia Management (BCCM) are pleased to announce that Lauren M. Graham, Ph.D., has joined our firms as Manager, BCCM.  In this role, Dr. Graham will guide and facilitate effective consortia performance in advocacy programs, public outreach, product stewardship, and testing and compliance.  She offers BCCM consortia clients scientific acumen gained in academia and industry, and organizational, editorial, and promotional skills honed while with the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), assisting consortia to reach and exceed their institutional goals. Lauren’s scientific background will also be put to good use for B&C and Acta clients.
Kathleen M. Roberts, Vice-President of BCCM commented regarding the appointment “I am delighted that Dr. Graham has joined the BCCM team.  Her project management talents, analytical capabilities, and communication skills make Lauren an invaluable asset to the BCCM consortia community.  In addition, Lauren’s extensive knowledge of chemistry and network of scientific contacts will benefit B&C and Acta clients looking for support and assistance with regulatory matters.”
Prior to joining BCCM, Dr. Graham was Assistant Editorial Development Manager at RSC. While there, she successfully managed hundreds of meetings with leading scientific researchers at universities and private industry.  She organized publishing workshops and analyzed publishing data trends, developing regional strategies to increase readership and the industry profile of journals under her supervision.  Dr. Graham also served as a graduate research assistant at the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, with a focus on nanotechnology and materials science.  She began her scientific career in the laboratory at DSM Nutritional Products, evaluating chemical and physical properties of raw materials. Her responsibilities included implementing Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) in the labs.
B&C® Consortia Management, L.L.C. (BCCM) provides core support services for industrial, agricultural, and biocide chemical advocacy, testing, and research consortia.  BCCM provides a full complement of consortia management services, including consortia formation, full financial services managed by a CPA, organizational support, administration services, and infrastructure/communication platforms.  BCCM also provides effective and efficient laboratory communication and management services for consortia that expend significant resources on study data production.  

BCCM is affiliated with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), a Washington D.C. law firm focusing on conventional, biobased, and nanoscale industrial, agricultural, and specialty chemical product approval and regulation, product defense, and associated business issues; and with The Acta Group (Acta®), a scientific and regulatory consulting firm with offices in Washington D.C., Manchester England, and Beijing China, providing strategic, comprehensive support for global chemical registration, regulation, and sustained compliance.