Dr. Joseph Fiksel is a management scientist with a broad background in environmental and business strategy. Prior to founding Eco-Nomics, he served as Vice President for Life Cycle Management at Battelle, where he led the Corporate Sustainability practice as well as the Product Stewardship program. He has over twenty years of consulting experience in a variety of industries, including chemicals, electronics, automobiles, consumer products, and energy. He has published widely, and is a frequent invited speaker at industry and professional conferences. Currently he is Executive Director of the Center for Resilience at The Ohio State University.
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Diane Guyse Fiksel, co-founder of Eco-Nomics, specializes in international sustainable development. Her experience includes directing a worldwide study of business decision practices, commissioned by Battelle and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. Previously, she was Vice President for Strategic Marketing at Fidelity Investments. She has lived and studied in both India and China, and has traveled extensively abroad. With a combined MBA in Finance and MA in Anthropology, she strives to integrate the economic and cultural aspects of sustainable business strategies. Diane is active in social enterpreneurship, and is a Board member of the Women's Fund of Central Ohio.
View or download a brief article by Joseph and Diane Fiksel, From Here to Sustainability, originally published in Chemistry Business.
Les B. Artman is an independent consultant, based in Cleveland, Ohio. He retired in 2002 from Accenture where he was a Partner in the firm’s Supply Chain Strategy Practice. He has spent 22 years in consulting and 7 years in industry helping companies improve their supply chain and operating capabilities. His experience encompasses a variety of industries including chemical, automotive, consumer products, building products, and retailing. Les has published numerous articles, and has been a frequent invited speaker at professional meetings. He was a co-author of the GEMI report entitled "Forging New Links: Enhancing Supply Chain Value Through Environmental Excellence." Les can be reached at (216) 491-8150 or email@example.com.
Carol Clinton, P.E. is an independent consultant based in Dublin, Ohio. She is an environmental engineer with experience in a wide variety of settings: steel and petrochemicals manufacturing, regulatory agency, non-profit, consulting and academia. She co-authored a book on plastics recycling and helped found the Association of Ohio Recyclers. Carol specializes in streamlining Environmental, Health and Safety management systems, and aligning them with strategic goals using ISO 14001, Responsible Care, or customized approaches. Carol also facilitates public education and dialogue regarding sustainability issues such as environmental justice. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kieran Sikdar is an independent consultant, working with companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations to develop analysis and decision-making tools that integrate economic and environmental considerations. His capabilities include life cycle assessment, carbon footprint assessment, and industrial network modeling . He holds Mastersí degrees in Civil Engineering and Operations Research and a Bachelorís degree with Honors and Distinction in Integrated Systems Engineering from The Ohio State University. He also serves as Program Advisor with the United States Business Council for Sustainable Development. Kieran can be reached at 614-747-0661 or email@example.com.
Tad Dritz is an independent consultant based in Columbus, Ohio, with a successful track record of project management, situation analysis, market research, and fund-raising from both public and private sectors. He has experience in green energy solutions and other segments of the cleantech sector, as well as life cycle assessment and sustainable business practices. He holds an MBA and M.S. in Natural Resources and the Environment from the University of Michigan, as well as a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Ohio University. Tad is also a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Texas. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tom R. Tramm is an independent consultant based in Chicago, Illinois. He has over 30 years experience in electric utility management including permitting of new generating stations, business planning, performance oversight, and project management. He has special expertise in integrating life cycle thinking into asset management decisions and strategic plans. His experience includes development of new environmentally preferable energy products such as EcoPower®. Tom can be reached at (847) 256-3414 or email@example.com.
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