Ms. Abril has held a variety of trade association and advocacy posts in the Washington, DC, area. For two decades, she has served the broader chemical industry in positions of increasing responsibility. From 2008-2016, she was President of the International Fragrance Association, North America. Under her leadership, the association expanded membership by 30 percent, enhanced its educational offerings, and made significant strategic advancements.
Earlier in her career, Jennifer spent eight years at the American Chemistry Council where she advanced the association’s international regulatory harmonization efforts on product stewardship and public health issues, in addition to developing marketing and business development strategies.
Before joining the chemical industry, Ms. Abril held positions at a Washington, DC-based lobbying firm and a non-profit research and educational foundation.
Ms. Abril earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies from The American University and holds a Masters of Science in Management from the University of Maryland, University College. She lives in Maryland with her husband and two sons.