Director, Technical Development
Esther Julier is Director, Technical Development at the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute. In this role, Esther leads the planning and execution of all standard maintenance and development activities for the Cradle to Cradle Certified Products Program. Her work at the Institute has included major contributions to the development and release of Cradle to Cradle Certified Version 4.0 and the Version 4.0 User Guidance.
Prior to joining the Institute in 2016, Esther worked as a consultant with MBDC where she assisted clients with incorporating the Cradle to Cradle principles into their business strategies and decisions, and meeting the Cradle to Cradle Certified requirements. She has also worked at U.C. Berkeley and the University of Virginia conducting research in the fields of environmental science, ecology, and agriculture. Esther holds a Master of Science degree in Environmental Sciences from the University of Virginia and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from San Francisco State University.