Steven Ferrel

Marilyn Black

Dr. Marilyn Black is founder of the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI), a nonprofit organization that oversees the International GREENGUARD Certification Programs. GEI’s mission is to improve human health and quality of life through programs that improve the indoor air that people breathe. The GREENGUARD product program, that has over 250,000 different products certified to the most stringent indoor air quality standards in the world, has been instrumental in driving market transformation to safer construction materials and interior furnishings.

With over 25 years of experience, Dr. Black is an expert on characterizing indoor air pollution and determining its relation to human health. She holds Ph.D., M.S., and B.S. degrees in chemistry and environmental health.