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Mission

The Shell Center for Sustainability's mission is to foster an interdisciplinary program of research, outreach, and education to address actions that can be taken to ensure the sustainable development of communities' living standards, interpreted broadly, to encompass all factors affecting the overall quality of life.

Technical Review Board


The Shell Center for Sustainability Technical Review Board is made up of technical experts in the field of sustainability, science, environment, economics, and society. This group provides advise in regard to technical direction, project proposals and reports to gauge progress and achieve the established goals and objectives. They also review and comment on general technical matters for the Center.

The Technical Review Board meets twice a year.

Members have included:


Dr. Gregory R. Biddinger

Dr. Gregory R. Biddinger

Founder and Managing Director
Natural Land Management

After a rich 25 year career with ExxonMobil, which included management and senior technical positions in areas of environment and sustainability, Dr. Biddinger founded and is currently the Managing Director of Natural Land Management.

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Mark Juedeman

Mark Juedeman

Sr. Staff Geophysicist (retired)
Shell Oil Company
Founding Member of Transition Houston
Global Transition Movement

Mark Juedeman is a recent retiree from a 30+ year career with Shell Oil Company, where he worked as a Senior Staff Geophysicist.

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Richard R. Johnson

Richard R. Johnson

Director of Sustainability
Rice University

Richard received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Rice University, and a Masters in Urban and Environmental Planning from the University of Virginia.

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Dr. Sergio Kapusta

Dr. Sergio Kapusta

Chief Scientist
Shell

Sergio Kapusta is Chief Materials Scientist of the Royal Dutch Shell and Manager of Physics & Materials Research at Shell International E&P, Inc., based in Houston.

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Dr. Lester King

Dr. Lester King

Post Doc, Houston Sustainability Indicators Project
SCS

Lester O. King, PhD. specializes in sustainable development and the development of context sensitive solutions for urban development.

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Suzanne Mayne

Suzanne Mayne

Director Environment & Sustainable Development
KBR

Ms. Mayne currently serves as the Global Director of Environment and Sustainable Development for KBR.

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David McDonald

David McDonald

Director University Dining Services
Rice University

David McDonald, MBA has been working in the housing and dining services industry for 26 years. He was working in Norther California until he came to Rice in 2007 as the Director of Residential Dining.

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