Kenan P. Stevick | AIChE

Kenan P. Stevick

Distinguished 40-year career of chemical industry leadership in Process Safety, Manufacturing, Project Management, and EH&S. 


•             Co-Author of Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) Book:  Process Safety Leadership from the Boardroom to the Frontline,

•             6 years - Executive Consultant and Leadership Coach in Process safety

•             34 Years in the industry-leading Dow Chemical company:

o             Chief Process Safety Engineer and Global Director of Process Safety

o             Reactive Chemical, Mechanical Integrity & Process Safety Discipline Manager

o             Site manager responsible for safe and efficient operation of manuf. plants

o             Global EH&S Business Operations Leader, EH&S Manager for business with 27 facilities globally

o             Project Manager for the design and construction of a pharmaceutical plant

•             B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Michigan Technological University

•             CCPS Emeritus Member, Fellow and Process Safety Certification

Key Engagements/Results:

•             Led Dow Chemical Process Safety Incident Reduction team, achieved 85+% reduction in Tier 1 incidents in 5 years, $50MM Impact

•             Extensive expertise in working with stakeholders to evaluate risk / performance and success in guiding cross-functional teams in the design and launch of pragmatic technology solutions / administrative controls and driving improved process safety and operational reliability performance

•             At a global scale, responsible for the technology, management systems, hazard/risk assessment tools development and application, metrics and reporting, culture, and organizational governance involved with process safety


•             Kenan is an AICHE CCPS Fellow and Emeritus Member, and is/has worked on multiple projects for CCPS including:

o             Executive Leadership Workshop Instructor

o             Boot Camp Instructor

o             Project 160 – Essential Practices for Managing Chemical Reactivity Hazards

o             Project 167 – Guidelines for Mechanical Integrity Systems

o             Project 201 – Guidelines for Process Safety Acquisition Evaluation and Post Merger Integration

o             Project 233 - Key Performance Indicators for Risk Based Process Safety