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Edward Stones

Senior Global Director, Energy and Climate Change
Dow

Edward Stones is global business director of energy and climate change for Dow, based in Houston, Texas. He is responsible for delivering energy business profitability and power production at the 14 Dow-operated power facilities, as well as steam, utilities, and energy service to more than 100 manufacturing facilities globally. He leads Dow’s energy conservation and greenhouse gas reduction efforts, and actively participates in the company’s global advocacy efforts for energy sustainability and climate change.

Stones joined Union Carbide Corporation in 1997, now a subsidiary of Dow, as a manufacturing engineer at the St. Charles, Louisiana site. Stones has held numerous roles in manufacturing and finance, and commercial roles in hydrocarbons, specialty chemicals, and plastics. Among them are director of energy risk; director of hydrocarbons business development and plastics strategic development for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa; director of global hydrocarbons business development and hydrocarbons risk management; and most recently, senior director for investor relations. He has presented to Dow investors, as well as governmental, NGO, and industry stakeholders throughout the world.

Stones served as chair of the industrial efficiency sub-committee in the writing of the National Petroleum Council’s “Hard Truths” report and has provided testimony to the U.S. Senate Energy Committee on the role of natural gas in climate change. He has served on the European Petrochemical Association’s young executive think tank. Stones led the negotiation of Sadara feedstocks agreements with Saudi Aramco. Sadara is a joint venture between Dow and Saudi Aramco, comprising one of the world’s largest integrated chemical facilities and the largest ever built in a single phase. Stones holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and a master’s degree in environmental engineering from Stanford University, and an M.B.A. from Louisiana State University.

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