Dr. Sarah T. Eckersley

Dr. Sarah T. Eckersley

Dr. Sarah T. Eckersley

Global R&D Director – Coating Materials, Monomers & Plastics Additives | Dow Chemical Company

Sarah Eckersley is the global director of R&D and TS&D for Coating Materials, Monomers & Plastics Additives at Dow. Sarah is responsible for the development and delivery of innovations aligned to business strategy. She collaborates with marketing and commercial organizations to identify high-value initiatives for growth and profitability. Sarah is passionate about developing technology that is relevant to the marketplace. This means relentless external focus on customers and seamless collaboration with the other functions, most especially marketing.

Sarah also held positions at Dow as the global R&D director for Pharma & Food Solutions and global R&D director for Performance Packaging in Performance Plastics.

Sarah received her B.A.Sc. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Ottawa in 1986 and Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from The University of Waterloo in 1992.