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Tony Kingsbury is vice president of sustainability for Cardno ChemRisk, where he currently leads the consulting practice in sustainable chemistry.
Tony Kingsbury is vice president of sustainability for Cardno ChemRisk, where he currently leads the consulting practice in sustainable chemistry. Kingsbury honed his sustainability expertise during a nearly three-decade career at Dow Chemical in a variety of roles, including Global Plastics Sustainability Leader. He is a recognized expert in sustainable packaging, green chemistry, environmentally preferred purchasing, life-cycle thinking and environmental and societal issues associated with corporate and product sustainability. He is known for using his wide-ranging knowledge of the whole supply chain to distill complex messages into understandable language.
Kingsbury spent the period between 2007 and 2012 as an executive in residence at U.C. Berkeley on loan from Dow. In that role, Kingsbury led the multidisciplinary Sustainable Products & Solution Program and taught a variety of graduate level courses on sustainability. During this same period, he directed Dow’s Breakthrough to World Challenges 2015 Corporate Sustainability Goal and led both Dow’s and UC Berkeley's engagement with the Sustainability Consortium.
Kingsbury lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and two college-age children. He enjoys travel, photography and scuba diving. Kingsbury has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Oregon State University.