KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

ADVANCES IN SAFETY PRACTICES

Joel Anderson, III, P.E.

Anderson Scientific, LLC

President of Anderson Scientific, LLC, which provides EHS consulting services.  He is currently working closely with the PCA EHS Committee to enhance its value and extend its reach.

Mr. Anderson previously worked for Ingevity and its predecessor companies of MeadWestvaco and Westvaco for 39 years in North Charleston, SC.  He held positions in production engineering, project engineering, EHS, and management for both the pulp and paper business as well as the specialty chemicals business.  His last position before retiring was EHS Manager for Ingevity’s North Charleston plant.  In that role, he expanded safety concepts to include not only traditional personal safety techniques, but also the responsible operation of chemical processes to prevent fires explosions, and accidental releases.  He also introduced Six Sigma techniques to make data driven improvements in safety.  He is most proud to have been part of a management team that spearheaded a dramatic culture change and a reduction of its injury rate to world class levels. 

Mr. Anderson holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Chemical Engineering and in Pulp and Paper Technology from North Carolina State University and is a registered Professional Engineer.  He resides in Mt. Pleasant, SC and Park City, UT. 


ENERGY SUSTAINABILITY:
A CULTURAL CHANGE DRIVEN BY MORE THAN JUST CLIMATE CONCERN

James Hatch

Energy Vision LLC

 Vice President and an owner of Energy Vision, which has been in operation since 2001 and provides risk management program development, energy procurement optimization, commodity price forecasting and budgeting, and training to clientele with an annual average energy spend exceeding $1 billion.  Energy Vision has offices in Gainesville, Florida and Columbiana, Alabama.

Mr. Hatch graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University  with a Bachelor of Science in Professional Aeronautics – Minor in Management and a Master of Science in Leadership.  He is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor with the National Futures Association and has his Series-3 certification.

He has been in the energy industry since 2004. Prior to that, he served in the United States Air Force on active duty for ten years. In his twelve plus years as a consultant in the energy industry, he has conducted numerous feasibility studies on renewable energy projects, to include cogeneration applications, solar power projects, landfill gas projects, and more. Additionally, he has helped several clients actively participate in the renewable energy certificate and carbon offset markets, both as sellers and purchasers of renewable and offset products.

 

James resides in Gainesville, Florida with his wife and two children.


US & GLOBAL CHEMICALS MARKET

Martha Gilchrist Moore

American Chemistry Council

Senior Director for policy analysis and economics at the American Chemistry Council. In that role, she analyzes the impact of various policy initiatives and energy trends on the chemical industry, in particular recent developments in shale gas. She also directs the Council's research on the direct and indirect economic contributions of the business of chemistry and the benefits to consumers. Ms. Moore has worked on chemical industry issues for more than 20 years and is an authority on the market dynamics for the chemical industry and its end-use customer industries.  Ms. Moore holds a master's degree in economics from Indiana University and is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a member of the National Association for Business Economics and the US Association for Energy Economics.