Dr Andrew Liveris AO

World CEO, Dow Chemicals

Dr Liveris graduated in 1971.

Dr Liveris spent 42 years with Dow, formerly as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Dow Chemical Company and Executive Chairman of DowDuPont.

Dr Liveris is the author of 'Make It in America' and has identified new ways to spur innovation and revitalise the US manufacturing sector. He was Chair of the Trump manufacturing council and part of the Apprenticeship of the Future task force. He served as Co-Chair of United States President Obama's Advanced Manufacturing Partnership steering committee and as a member of his President's Export Council.

Andrew was the Special Advisor to the Australian National COVID-19 Co-ordination Commission. He is the Co-Chair of the Territory Economic Reconstruction Commission. He is an Independent Member of the Australian government's Industry Growth Centres Advisory.

Andrew is a Director at IBM, Saudi Aramco, Worley (Deputy Chairman), Lucid Motors (Chairman), NOVONIX and the Minderoo Foundation. 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 Private Capital Fund and a Special Advisor to the Public Investment Fund (PIF). Andrew serves as a Trustee for the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and is a member of the Concordia Leadership Council.

In 2018, the Andrew N Liveris Academy for Innovation and Leadership was established at The University of Queensland for students to garner a real-life understanding of global challenges and how to create positive change for society.