Muhannad Malas is Toxics Program Manager at Environmental Defence. He leads a national campaign to reform Canada’s pollution laws, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act. Muhannad helped to advance restrictions on microbeads and triclosan as well as the elimination of BPA from two leading canned food brands. In previous roles, he helped develop chronic disease prevention policies in Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and in the City of Toronto. Muhannad is a former CIHR research fellow and held research positions where he extensively examined tobacco control policies and published leading studies on the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems. Muhannad has also conducted qualitative economic analysis and contributed to country health care industry reports for the Economist Intelligence Unit. Muhannad holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology and Medical Anthropology and a Master of Public Health with a focus on public policy. Presently, Muhannad serves as member in Canada’s Chemicals Management Plan Stakeholder Advisory Council.