Alexa Burr is the Director for Systems Programs in the Global Industry Services Division at the American Petroleum Institute. Ms. Burr’s responsibilities include overseeing the strategic direction of GIS System Programs, including the Process Safety Site Assessment Program and Pipeline Safety Management System. In this role, Ms. Burr develops, directs and guides strategies to grow these API offerings working in coordination with other GIS programs and with other external partners. Ms. Burr also oversees the implementation of the GIS Global Standards Strategy and advocates on behalf of the industry in various international forums to promote the use and adoption of industry standards to continuously improve environmental, health, safety, and sustainability performance globally.
Prior to API, Ms. Burr worked at the American Chemistry Council in various roles where she oversaw the strategic direction of Responsible Care® program and led international advocacy efforts on a range of issues from chemical management regulations, to GHS, to security issues. Ms. Burr holds a Masters in Science in Biological Threat Agents and Emerging Infectious Diseases and a Bachelor of Science in Biology of Global Health, both from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.