29 Jun.

Future of materials

Energy & Chemicals

Thursday, 01:00 p.m.  ET | 1 hr
Credits offered: CPE Event language: English

Participants will review the pressures and opportunities in the chemicals industry, the growth potential in electric vehicles and medical devices, and the key elements of circular ecosystem approaches to reduce waste and emissions.


Key takeaways

Host: Amy Chronis, partner, Deloitte Services LP

Presenters: Bob Kumpf, specialist executive, Deloitte Consulting LLP
                       David Yankovitz, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

1.0 Overview CPE credit | Specialized Knowledge

Scientific advances enable purpose-driven materials, accelerated by technology and policy, with wide-ranging applications in various industries. We’ll discuss:

  • Industry pressure and demand for sustainable materials driven by consumers and regulations
  • Growth potential in electric vehicles and medical devices and the role of engineered materials
  • Circular ecosystems with renewable energy, sustainable feedstocks, and waste reduction

Meet the speakers

Amy Chronis

Amy Chronis

US Energy & Chemicals Leader

Amy Chronis is vice chair, the US Energy & Chemicals leader, and the managing partner for Deloitte’s Houston practice. Chronis has more than 30 years of experience serving public and private enterprises from emerging businesses to Fortune 500 companies, with a focus on the oil & gas, chemicals, technology, and manufacturing industries. Chronis served as Deloitte’s US lead relationship partner for one of the world’s largest integrated oil and gas companies, as well as other Houston enterprises. In addition to her Houston practice leadership role, she is the US lead relationship partner for several international Energy & Chemical companies.

Robert Kumpf

Robert Kumpf

Specialist Executive | Deloitte Consulting LLP

Robert Kumpf is a specialist executive with Deloitte Consulting LLP and advises clients globally in the chemicals and specialty materials sector—with a focus on strategy, innovation, and leading company transformations. He has 34 years of chemical industry experience, including 28 years in the private sector—first as a researcher, and then, as an executive at large multinationals and late-stage startups.

David Yankovitz

David Yankovitz

Principal | Deloitte Consulting LLP

David Yankovitz is a principal at Deloitte Consulting LP and the Chemical practice leader, with over 30 years of experience developing strategies and innovations for the sustained growth and profitability of companies in the oil, gas, and chemicals sector. His vast experience encompasses business strategies, digital transformation, mergers and acquisitions, supply chain, manufacturing, customer experience, and business process–reengineering.


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