Dow Sustainability Program meeting with Andrew Liveris
29 March 2016
Dow Sustainability Program researchers Dr Susan Pond and Andrea Koch, as well as USSC Chairman Mark Baillie, met with Dow Chemical President Andrew Liveris to present the final report for the program.
Adjunct Professor Andrea Koch
Former Director, The Soil Carbon Initiative, US Studies Centre
Andrea Koch was the Director of the Soil Carbon Initiative, a project of the Dow Sustainability Program at the US Studies Centre until January 2016. Koch is an agricultural soil policy specialist with a 'digital' lens. Her focus is on how farmers can use big data analysis and digital technology to improve the way they manage their soil system, towards achieving better productivity and profits as a result.
Dr Susan Pond, AM
Susan Pond AM FTSE led the Alternative Transport Fuels Initiative at the US Studies Centre, as part of the Dow Sustainability Program from 2010 to 2015. Pond is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Royal Australian College of Physicians and the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.
Non-executive Deputy Chairman, Folkestone Limited
Mark Baillie was appointed Chair of the Board of Directors at the US Studies Centre in November 2015. He has been a member of the board since February 2014 and a director of the American Australian Association since 2012. He is non-executive deputy chairman of Folkestone Limited, an ASX-listed real estate funds management, investment, and development company. Formerly he was the head of European and North American real estate for Macquarie Group Limited, which included five years based in Chicago.
Andrew Liveris, AO
Member of the Council of Advisors, United States Studies Centre
Andrew N. Liveris AO is a member of the US Studies Centre's Council of Advisors. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Dow Chemical Company, Lead of President Trump's Manufacturing Council, and author of Make It In America.
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