Richard Cartwright

Global Goodwill Ambassador, Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP)

Mr. Cartwright has an MBA in Operations Management from Indiana University, BES in Chemical Engineering from Brigham Young University & a Professional Certificate in Project Management from State University of New York at Buffalo. An internationally-recognized motivational platform speaker on Innovative Soil & Groundwater Remediation Technologies, Hazardous Materials Management, Ecological Restoration, Green Infrastructure, and Successful Career Planning Strategies.

He is the Past President of the Academy of Certified Hazardous Materials Managers (now Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals). Served during two centuries & three decades on their National Board of Directors.

Rich is also the Recipient of prestigious “Pete Cook Founders Award” for distinguished lifetime leadership, dedicated service & professional achievement within the hazardous materials management profession. Recognized as a “Fellow” by Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM) & American Production & Inventory Control Society (APICS).


  1. Power Networker with 30 million connections within my searchable LinkedIn contact database
  2. CHMM Exam Prep Instructor (since 1988)
  3. Developed Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Certified Hazardous Materials Practitioner (CHMP) & Hazardous Materials Manager in Training (HMMT) training courses
  4. “Hazardous Materials 365 Days a Year” Social Media Blogger
  5. Environmental Contractors Network LinkedIn Discussion Group Manager
  6. Environmental Remediation Partners LinkedIn Discussion Group Manager
  7. AHMP LinkedIn & CHMM Facebook Discussion Group Moderator
  8. Sustainable Career Development Coach & Mentor

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Mr. Cartwright has been part of the environmental industry from the beginning and he will present a matrix of how we interface government regulations, industry best practices, new technologies, and the latest training techniques to create the CHMM environmental professionals of tomorrow, today. Rich will cover the landscape from UCLA to HMS and several environmental organization’s training. His current challenges also involve developing a greater emphasis on “understanding” real-world hazardous materials management problems and how to make the best practitioner decisions – and then how to train our environmental professionals to make those decisions.