Global Regulatory Affairs Manager
Johnny Andon is the Global Regulatory Affairs Manager at Global Safety Management (GSM). In this capacity, he manages GSM’s team of expert Regulatory Compliance Specialists by providing technical expertise guidance in the areas of Chemical Hazard Communication including Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and Label authoring, product safety and transportation of Dangerous Goods requirements on an international scale.
Having long been allured by the crossroad between the science and legal fields, Johnny brings extensive experience in the chemical industry through his work with Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) in the Oil and Gas sector as well as broader chemical regulatory affairs roles with GSM where he applies his knowledge of complex legislation initiatives to help clients in a variety of industries meet the regulatory requirements of their target markets. Through his efforts, he has helped secure contracts from major companies in various industries that have been seeking compliance with ever-changing chemical regulations.
A creative problem-solver, Andon’s vast knowledge of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) has been instrumental in leading the requirements to develop TotalSDS, GSM’s industry-changing software that aims to deliver a comprehensive SDS Authoring and Management solution to simplify global chemical regulatory compliance.
Johnny holds a Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology with a Bioinformatics concentration along with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the University of Houston. A native Texan who enjoys traveling the world and going on adventures, Johnny has visited more than 20 countries and is not done yet. He currently resides in Gothenburg, Sweden.