Dr. Andrew DEARING
Secretary General, European Industrial Research Management Association - EIRMA
1978 Graduated from University of Oxford with Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry.
1978-1998 Range of positions in R&D management and in corporate strategy within the Royal Dutch/Shell group of companies.
1980-1981 Visiting Lecturer at the University of California, San Francisco.
In 1998, he was seconded to the World Business Council for Sustainable Development as Programme Director for Innovation and Technology.
Founding member of the UNEP Steering Committees establishing the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre and contributed to the third round of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Expert advisor to the European Commission, the OECD and several national governments on matters of innovation and industrial research policy.
Since 2000 Secretary General, European Industrial Research Management Association - EIRMA