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Robert Pollock

Director, Market Surveillance

Robert Pollock has worked for UL for almost 40 years and has been the Director of Market Surveillance since 2001. In this role, he is responsible for developing and directing all global market surveillance policies and programs for UL’s family of certification marks.  UL’s Market Surveillance staff investigate product incident reports and conduct market surveys to protect the integrity of the UL Mark and to enhance public safety. In 2017, Mr. Pollock was inducted as UL Corporate Fellow in the William Henry Merrill Society. 

Mr. Pollock Chaired the US Technical Advisory Group responsible for ISO 10393 Consumer product recall -- Guidelines for suppliers and ISO 10377 Consumer product safety -- Guidelines for suppliers.  He has also served on several NFPA Standards Committees. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering/Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from San Jose State University, San Jose, California. Mr. Pollock is a Registered Professional Engineer in Electrical Engineering.