Senior Director, Policy, Science and Renewable Chemicals, Industrial Biothechnology and Environmental Section
Biotechnology Industry Organization
BSc, PhD in Natural Products (Synthetic Organic Chemistry) and postdoctoral degree in Polymer Science, McGill University. Formerly, Senior Research Chemist, Engineering Thermoplastics Group, The Dow Chemical Company. Former positions with Ashland include: Business Development Manager; member of team developing new strategic direction and identifying investment opportunities for US$ 1.5 billion resulting from divesture of petroleum refining operations; various management positions in technology and business development, including Business Development Manager, Bioproducts and Manager, Platform Technology. Currently, Senior Director, Policy, Science and Renewable Chemicals, Industrial Biothechnology and Environmental Section, Biotechnology Industry Organization. Holder of 24 patents and publications.