Chris is Director, Corporate Sustainability at WestRock Company (WestRock Company Formed with Completion of Merger of MeadWestvaco and RockTenn). Before holding this position, he was Director of Global Sustainability at MeadWestvaco (MWV) and prior to this he was Director, Sustainable Forestry where he was responsible for maintaining MWV as a recognized global leader in sustainable forestry. This included supporting the sales, marketing, sustainable forestry and supply chain organizations as well as having responsibility for the company’s relationships with national and international NGO’s. Chris has worked in the forest products industry for over 15 years and prior to joining MWV has held positions of increasing responsibility with Nekoosa Packaging, Georgia Pacific, Champion International, and International Paper. Chris has both B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in forestry, and a Ph.D. in silviculture and ecology.