Gary Dirks

1980
1999
PhD in Chemistry
Director, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability and Director, LightWorks®

Before joining ASU, Gary was president of BP Asia-Pacific and BP China.  He has served on the boards of the India Council for Sustainable Development, the U.S. China Center for Sustainable Development, and the China Business Council for Sustainable Development, and currently is a member of the Science Advisory Board of Conservation International. In 2003, Gary received China’s “Friendship Award” and in honorary CMB (Companion of the order of St. Michael and St. George) from the UK in 2005.

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