Bob Masterson is the president and CEO of the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC). Reporting to the Board of Directors, he is responsible for executing the strategic direction and ongoing operations of the association. Masterson joined CIAC in 2010 as vice-president of Responsible Care, the industry’s globally recognized sustainability initiative. Under his leadership, Responsible Care enacted a new set of sustainability principles and guidelines for Canada’s chemistry industry. Prior to joining CIAC, Masterson was director, regulatory affairs with the Cement Association of Canada and spent 15 years as a consultant on environment and sustainability issues in a number of industry sectors including forest products, electricity, cement, mining and energy.