Encina Development Group
Encina, a company that produces circular chemicals from waste plastics, appointed Carlos Cabrera to its board of directors. Mr. Cabrera comes with decades of global industry expertise and strong leadership.
Mr. Cabrera currently serves as the executive chairman of the board of directors of Genomatica. He is a member of the board of directors of the Gas Technology Institute, and a distinguished associate at FGE, a global energy consultancy. He was formerly chairman, president, and CEO of UOP LLC, a Honeywell Company, that supplies and licenses process technology and services to the petrochemical, refining, and gas processing industries. He received the Honeywell 2008 Senior Leadership Award, the highest honor awarded to its leaders. He previously served as the executive chairman of Ivanhoe Energy; a director at Gevo; and the CEO of China’s National Institute of Low Carbon and Clean Energy.
Mr. Cabrera was inducted into the National Academy of Engineering for leadership in developing and commercializing widely adopted processes for fuels and intermediate chemicals. The induction is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer, honoring his achievements and contributions to the field.
Mr. Cabrera’s other awards include the Fuels and Petrochemicals Division Leadership Award by The American Institute of Chemical Engineers; a Hispanic Business Magazine’s Corporate Elite; and an Honorary ISA Lifetime Membership from the Instrument Society of America.