Joseph Machado is a veteran of the oil, gas, and petrochemical industry with a background in R+D, innovation, and sustainability. Currently, Joe is a Project Development Manager for the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, sourcing and developing plastic waste reduction opportunities in the Americas region.
Previously, Joe held a series of positions with Shell Oil Company spanning R+D, business strategy, business development, manufacturing, innovation and sustainability in Shell’s plastics, petrochemicals, and downstream businesses. Joe has been based in Houston, New Orleans, London, and Brussels during the last 30 years, and currently resides in Houston, TX
Joe holds a Plastics Engineering degree and a PhD in Polymer Science and Engineering from the University of Massachusetts (USA).