Chairman, The Hellenic Initiative, USA
Andrew is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Dow Chemical Company and the former Executive Chairman of DowDuPont. With over forty years of global leadership experience at The Dow Chemical Company, his career included roles in manufacturing, engineering, sales, marketing, and business and general management around the world.
Andrew is currently a director at IBM, Saudi Aramco, Worley, Lucid Motors (Chairman) and NOVONIX. He is on the advisory board of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Teneo (a global CEO consulting and advisory firm), and NEOM (an initiative driven by Saudi Vision 2030). He is Chairman of the Blackrock Long Term Capital and a special advisor to the Public Investment Fund (PIF) and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia.
Andrew serves as a trustee for the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), The Minderoo Foundation, and the United States Council for International Business, and was recently appointed Chairman of the Australian Governments National COVID Commissions Manufacturing Taskforce.
Previously, he was the Vice Chair of the Business Roundtable, an Executive Committee Member and 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.
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.