Speaking From Experience


The 75+ speakers on the Forum program are corporate EHS and sustainability leaders, selected for their practical expertise. Their presentations feature first-hand case studies and the stories behind their successes, including the challenges and the lessons learned. These candid conversations deliver insights you will rarely find anywhere else.



2012 Forum Speakers


We've gathered more than 75 business leaders across all industries to keep you at the forefront of the EHS and sustainability profession. View the complete Forum speaker line-up.


  • Jim Barratt, Director of HSE Mergers & Acquisitions; BP
  • Maurice Bechard, Vice President of EHS and Product Stewardship; Diversey Inc.
  • Carol Carey, EHS Learning Leader; General Electric Co
  • Robin Conn, Global Regulatory Affairs Manager; Cargill Industrial Oils and Lubricants
  • Scott Crabtree, Environmental Manager; Deere & Co.
  • Karen Ethier, Vice President of EHS; W.R. Grace & Co.
  • Mark Fowler, Health Safety and Environmental Manager; Philips/Invivo
  • Balaji Jayaseelan, Head of Global Sustainability; Newell Rubbermaid
  • Leisha John, Americas Director of Environmental Sustainability; Ernst & Young
  • John Lovenburg, Vice President Environmental; BNSF Railway Co.
  • Curt Michols, Senior Principal Specialist Global Environment HealthSafety & Energy; Abbott
  • David Newman, Director of EHS; Comcast Corp.

View the full speaker line-up.



2012 Forum Keynote Speakers

Paul Hakwen
Paul Hawken

Thought-leading Author

Natural Capital Institute


Tim Mohin
Tim Mohin

Author and Director of Corporate Responsibility



Allard Castelein
Allard Castelein

Vice President of Environment

Royal Dutch Shell


Evan Van Hook
Evan Van Hook

Corporate Vice President for HSE & Remediation

Honeywell International


Elizabeth Heider
Elizabeth J. Heider

Senior Vice President, Green Markets





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