Pedro Sancha serves as President, CEO and Director of NSF since March 2022. Sancha joined NSF from Ecolab where he was senior vice president and general manager of the Industrial Digital Group and led the Global Light Industries division. Prior to joining Ecolab, Sancha spent 14 years with Shell, where he held senior leadership positions in general management, sales, marketing, supply chain, strategy, and business development. He began his career as a business consultant with Arthur Andersen. Sancha has extensive international experience, having lived, and worked in Northern Africa, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the U.S. He earned master’s degrees in Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and the Ecole des Ponts Paristech in France, and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard University.
Jose Luis Borrero is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at NSF. In this role, he oversees all global and domestic financial functions. Borrero joined NSF from ChemTreat, where he led the strategic planning, financial planning and analysis, processes, controls, compliance, and reporting as well as risk management. Borrero earned his Bachelor of Science in Management with a concentration in Finance from Tulane University.
John Rowley joined NSF in Oct 2020 and leads the Global Food and Industrial (ISR) divisions. Before NSF, Rowley was CEO of the PE-backed SAI Global Assurance, prior to which he was with the Lloyds Register Group for eight years as CEO of LRQA and the group's Asia Pacific President. He also spent fourteen years at Ecolab Inc. in various global accounts and general management roles. Rowley has a degree in Food Biotechnology from Reading University and graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and the Tuck Executive Program at Dartmouth University. He has lived in London, Sydney, Singapore, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.
Dave Purkiss oversees all of NSF’s water programs worldwide as the Vice President, Global Water. Purkiss has been with NSF for over thirty-five years. He was previously the Managing Director at WRC-NSF – a joint venture providing water product approvals in the United Kingdom. Purkiss holds a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Michigan State University.
David Lonza was named Vice President, Global Health Sciences in 2022. Lonza joined NSF from Lachman Consultant Services. His previous experience spans the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries in roles at Lifecycle Technologies, Integrated Controls Group, and several pharmaceutical companies. He is a U.S. Navy veteran and has lived and worked internationally in Switzerland, Germany, and Italy. Lonza earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Vanderbilt University.
Scott Morris is the Vice President of NSF’s Global Laboratories, responsible for ensuring the highest level of scientific testing, quality, and assessment in lab operations. Prior to joining NSF, he served as President, Southeast, West Coast, and Drinking Water Services at Eurofins Environment Testing. He was also the Chief Operating Officer at TestAmerica Laboratories, Inc. Morris earned his bachelor’s degree in Environmental Planning and a postgraduate diploma in Town & Country Planning from the University of Birmingham in Birmingham, U.K. He also holds a postgraduate diploma in Business Administration from the University of Warwick in Coventry, U.K.
Angelo Petrillo serves as the Chief Commercial Officer at NSF, overseeing all sales and marketing across divisions. He was previously the Global Vice President of Sales and Business Development. Prior to joining NSF, he was Managing Director at Blue Yonder. Petrillo has previously led sales and business development efforts at Microsoft, Oracle and IBM. He has overseen operations in Latin America, Africa, Europe, Asia, and the U.S. He is a graduate of Universidad Madrid with both a Bachelor of Engineering and a Master of Management Engineering. Petrillo also graduated from Harvard Business School’s Executive Development Program.
Karen Kreza serves as NSF’s Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, a role she has held since 2018. Prior to NSF, Kreza was Global Senior Human Resources Director for Honeywell International. She previously led human resources efforts at Chrysler and Robert Bosch. Kreza holds a Master’s in Human Resources and Labor Relations from Michigan State University, preceded by a Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management from the same university.
Lesley Ma is NSF’s Vice President and Chief Information and Continuous Improvement Officer. Prior to NSF, Ma was the Global CIO for General Motors’ (GM) Cadillac division. She also served as CIO for GM’s ASEAN region on assignment in China. Ma sits on the NAFE Top Executive Roundtable, Ascend AEN Operating Committee, and Society of Information Management. She co-founded Women-in-Technology Group NYC (WinTEG) and is an advisor to technology innovators and educators. Ma received her MBA from the University of Toronto following her Bachelor of Applied Science in Industrial Engineering, also at the University of Toronto.
Sean Etheridge serves as NSF’s Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. Etheridge joined NSF in 2022 from Stryker Corporation, where he was Vice President and Corporate Secretary. Prior to Stryker Corporation, Etheridge worked in private practice, focusing on corporate law. He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School, preceded by a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Michigan.