Mr. Tijerina has over 30 years of chemical industry experience, including 15 years in technology sales and business development roles, and over 15 years in operations, including roles in production management, maintenance and project execution. As consulting executive director, he has led numerous engagements in the olefins and polyolefins chain related to market analysis, prefeasibility studies, take-to-market and market entry strategies, and site selection studies. Previously, he had held positions at Univation Technologies, and Praxair. Mr. Tijerina began his career with Union Carbide (Dow Chemical). He holds a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, United States.