Kimberly Berry joined BCI's Seattle office in 2007 and was named Director of Regulatory Intelligence in 2015. She oversees BCI’s team of research analysts monitoring food additive and chemical maximim residue level (MRL) regulations, and is responsible for ensuring the accuracy and timely updating of BCI’s chemical and food additive regulatory data products. Additionally, she is responsible for monitoring and analyzing foreign government technical regulations and assessing emerging regulatory issues.
Since 2012, Kimberly has represented several commodity groups on the U.S. delegation to the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (CCPR). In addition to seeking to maintain and establish new Codex MRLs for clients, Kimberly also has experience managing U.S. and Canadian import tolerance petitions.
Kimberly is also involved with the design and development of new regulatory data products. She has over ten years of experience as an information analyst working with IT development teams on the design and development of database systems intended to present complex technical and regulatory information.
Prior to joining BCI, Kimberly was a U.S. Navy officer working as a foreign political and military policy analyst. She provided support for operations in world regions such as the Western Pacific, Indian Ocean and Mediterranean and also worked in Washington, DC with the Office of Naval Intelligence.
Kimberly is a graduate of the Evans School of Public Policy at the University of Washington, with an MPA degree emphasizing foreign policy and global trade. She is also a graduate from the University of Southern California with a BA degree in International Relations.