Andrew N. Liveris
Andrew is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Dow Chemical Company and the former Executive Chairman of DowDuPont. He has over forty years’ global leadership experience with The Dow Chemical Company and his career spanned roles in manufacturing, engineering, sales, marketing, and business and general management around the world.
Andrew is a director of IBM, Saudi Aramco, WorleyParsons and NOVONIX. He is also on the advisory board of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and NEOM, an initiative driven by Saudi Vision 2030. He was recently appointed as a special advisor to the Public Investment Fund (PIF) and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia.
He is the past Vice Chair of the Business Roundtable, an Executive Committee Member and past Chairman of the United States Business Council and a member of the Concordia Leadership Council and the Australian government’s Industry Growth Centres Advisory Committee. He serves as a trustee for the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), the California Institute of Technology and the United States Council for International Business.
In 2012, Andrew co-founded The Hellenic Initiative (THI) to support economic renewal in Greece through entrepreneurship, business development and investment, and serves as Chairman of the Board. Andrew is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of The Institute of Chemical Engineers, as well as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.
He earned a Bachelor’s degree (first-class-honors) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Queensland and was awarded the University Medal for that year. In 2005, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in science by his alma mater as well as being named Alumnus of the Year.
Andrew was appointed Officer of the Order of Australia for his services to international business in 2014.
He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in engineering from Michigan State University in 2015. He has also been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Commercial Science from the University of Central Michigan and an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from Northwood University.
Andrew is a resident of Australia and the United States of America.