Concepción 'Conchita' Jiménez-González

Concepción 'Conchita' Jiménez-González

Director and Team Leader of Operational Sustainability, Sustainability and Environment department
GlaxoSmithKline

Concepción 'Conchita' Jiménez-González is Director and Team Leader of Operational Sustainability at the Sustainability and Environment department of GlaxoSmithKline, where she is responsible for the development and deployment of global strategy and programs to integrate Sustainability into the GSK operations and product development.   

She currently is a co-chair of the Pharmaceutical Roundtable of the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute.  Dr. Jimenez-Gonzalez  was a member of the US EPA’s Board of Scientific Counselors, Technology for Sustainability Sub-Committee.  In addition, she serves in the National Board of Directors of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers as National Vice-President.   She holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC; an M.S. in Environmental Engineering from ITESM, Monterrey, México and a B.S. in Chemical and Industrial Engineering at the Chihuahua Institute of Technology, México.  Following the Spanish tradition, she is also known as Conchita.