Steven Bradbury

Deputy Director

Office of Pesticide Programs

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Dr. Bradbury is the deputy director for programs in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP). In this role, he has management and operational responsibilities, along with the director, over EPA’s largest headquarters program office, with a programmatic focus on advancing and implementing emerging scientific and technical capabilities in pesticide risk assessment and management. Since 2003, Dr. Bradbury has served as director of OPP’s Special Review and Reregistration Division and the Environmental Fate and Effects Division. He has also served as a senior executive lead for developing and implementing outcome measures for pesticide regulatory decisions and associated strategic goals. Prior to joining OPP, Dr. Bradbury was director of the Mid-Continent Ecology Division in EPA’s Office of Research and Development (ORD), where he played a key role in establishing ORD’s computational toxicology program, advancing ecological risk assessment science, and leading the EPA’s Great Rivers Assessment. During his career with EPA, Dr. Bradbury has received numerous agency awards. He earned his Ph.D. degree in toxicology and entomology from Iowa State University.