Ward, who began serving as Barr’s president and CEO in 2021, helps industry and regulatory authorities solve complex analytical issues related to preserving and restoring the environment. He is a nationally recognized expert on geochemical analysis, hydrocarbon fingerprinting, low-level mercury analysis, dioxin and furan analysis, and chemicals of concern such as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and 1,4-dioxane. His three decades of experience also encompass environmental-data quality assurance and quality control; laboratory regulation and certification; analytical methodologies; and internal-database quality.
Chief Executive Officer - President
BA, Chemistry, Gustavus Adolphus College
Office Barr Engineering Co.
4300 MarketPointe Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55435
Phone: +1 952-832-2660