Mercedes Alonso


Born 1966, Spanish and Swiss citizen

Independent of the Company and significant shareholders

Starting date: April 27, 2022

Board committees: Member of the Human Resources Committee

Main occupation: Executive Vice President, Renewable Polymers and Chemicals, and Member of the Executive Committee at Neste Corporation

Education: M.Sc. (Chem)

Primary working experience:

LyondellBasell, Marketing Director, Advanced Polymer Solutions, Europe (2019)

Schulman, several different roles (2013–2019), Managing Director, Engineered Composites Europe (2016–2019) and Global Director, Corporate Marketing (2013–2016)

Dow Chemical, several different roles (1991–2013), including Global Business Excellence Leader, Advanced Materials, Europe (2010–2013), Product Marketing Director and Global Product Director

Dow Elastomers, EMEA (2005–2010), European Commercial Development Program Director (2002–2005) and Product Marketing & New Business Development Manager, EMEA (2000–2002)

Key positions of trust:

The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic), Member of the Executive Board and Executive Committee (2020–), Sustainability Advisory Forum, Chair (2022–)