Scott Cassel is Chief Executive Officer of the Product Stewardship Institute (PSI), an organization he founded in 2000. Scott has over 30 years of experience tackling waste management issues in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Prior to founding PSI, he served seven years as director of waste policy and planning for the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, where he developed and implemented solid and hazardous waste management policies and programs. Scott is a nationally renowned leader in the product stewardship movement and has experience across multiple product categories, including electronics, lamps, thermostats, pharmaceuticals, mattresses, packaging and paint. As PSI’s CEO, he developed the widely acclaimed facilitation process that the organization uses for stakeholder engagement and consensus-building — a process that resulted in the nation’s first industry-run, government-mandated paint stewardship program.