Linda Crumpler

Linda Crumpler is the business development director for Cerulean, a leading manufacturer of precision test and measuring equipment to the tobacco industry, headquartered in Milton Keynes, England.

Crumpler holds degrees in chemistry, medical technology and human resources. She also is a certified ISO 17025 lead auditor. Crumpler joined R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in 1979 and throughout her tenure there held many positions, including senior director of tobacco and smoke chemistry and senior director of regulatory compliance.

Crumpler joined Cerulean in 2008, first in a consultancy role and in 2010 as the business development director.

Crumpler has served several terms on the Coresta scientific commission on both the smoke science and product technology study groups. Since 1995, she has been active in Coresta taskforces and subgroups, such as the side-stream task force, low-ignition propensity task force and the sub-committee on harmonization of carbon monoxide yields.

Currently she serves as chair of the routine analytical chemistry sub-group and is a member and contributor to the special analytes sub-group, the smokeless sub-group, and the e-cigarette task force.

Crumpler also serves as a technical expert on several ISO committees, and was recognized as a 2015 Professional Woman of the Year by the National Association of Professional Women.