Full Name
Dr. Amber Wellman
Job Title
Chief Sustainability Officer
Company
Chemours
Speaker Bio
Dr. Amber Wellman is Chemours’ Chief Sustainability Officer. She has spent over 15 years of her career innovating within the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, including half a decade at Chemours’ former parent company. Since joining Chemours upon its creation in 2015, she has held several positions across manufacturing technology, research and development, advanced analytical, and commercial. Before becoming Chief Sustainability Officer, Dr. Wellman served as the Sustainability Director for the Advanced Performance Materials segment and was instrumental in incorporating sustainability into all levels of business strategy development, decision-making, and operations.

Dr. Wellman leads Chemours’ continued effort to achieve its Corporate Responsibility Commitment goals, including at least a 99% reduction in fluorinated organic chemical emissions, driving progress in achieving net-zero operations by 2050, and ensuring at least 50% of the company’s revenue comes from product offerings that contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

An analytical chemist by training, Dr. Wellman plays a central role in forging strategic collaborations and partnerships with external experts, companies, industries, and organizations to advance Chemours’ sustainability efforts and advocate for sustainable, science-based policy and regulation.

Dr. Wellman serves on the Board of Directors of the Wildlife Habitat Council, is the Chemours liaison delegate to the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, and is a member of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) Sustainability Strategy Committee and World Environment Center. She earned a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Virginia’s College at Wise and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Tennessee.
Dr. Amber Wellman