Yvette Lowney is Principal and owner of Alloy, LLC. She has been an environmental consultant since the 1980s, and represents SERDP on the ITRC project team. She has served as PI on research programs to assess the bioavailability of metals and organic chemicals from soil, and has extensive experience in applying bioavailability adjustments in human health risk assessments, addressing issues of data collection, bioavailability evaluations, incorporation in risk calculations, and negotiations for regulatory approval. She worked within the California Department of Health Services for several years before entering the consulting community. Yvette joined the ITRC Bioavailability in Contaminated Soils Team in 2015 and is one of the lead authors on the introduction, arsenic, and PAH chapters of the document. Yvette earned a Bachelor's degree in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology from The University of Colorado, Boulder in 1982, and a Master's degree in Public Health from UC Berkeley in 1986.