Sun, Christine PhD. President (USA)
Dr. Sun is a globally renowned expert and leader in the filtration Industry. She served as the Chair of the American Filtration and Separations Society (AFS) from 2016-2017 and is the current Operation Chair of the 13th World Filtration Congress to be held on April 20 – 24, 2020, San Diego, CA, USA. She received the AFS Fellow Award in 2019. With over 30 years of experience in both academia and industry, Dr. Sun has both broad and in-depth knowledge of filtration and extensive and hands-on experience in product development. She is also a brilliant and inspiring speaker, who is skilled in guiding industrial professionals through the complexities of air/liquid filtration, nanotechnology and emerging opportunities. She has over 100 technical publications and multiple patents. She has been actively involved in ASHRAE/ISO/SAE/NFPA filter test standard development for 15 years.
McCreary, Mitch, MBA, Director of Marketing (USA)
Mr. McCreary is well known throughout the filtration industry having spent over 30 years in various assignments from Business and Product Development to VP of Sales Organizations. He has worked with and for many of the top 100 Filtration companies in the world as well as several leading nonwoven manufacturers. His career spans from the medical device and laboratory industry to the fluid power and natural gas industry with both air and liquid filtration processes. He most recently spent time in activities with several industry trade associations and is currently doing freelance consulting within the liquid and air filtration industry. His broad knowledge of the market and its processes provides a unique perspective on market space.
Mr. McCreary has served on several of INDA’s Filtration committees and helped organize several key events within the industry. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of Missouri and an MBA from Webster University in St. Louis.
Du, Joan, P.Eng, LEED AP, Executive Director (Canada)
Ms. Du is an experienced engineering executive with over 20 years of experience in building/leading engineering teams. She is also a seasoned technology executive focusing on strategic alignment with business, large-scale consulting/construction works, rigorous development/engineering processes, and predictable delivery. She is an expert on resource budgeting, manpower management and vendor negotiation with strong connections to open source and other professional technology communities. Her specialties are clean/alternative energy, energy conservation, hi-tech, and project investments. She has not only extensive experience in operational management, but also an in-depth understanding of technology, market, and business opportunities. She has executed hundreds of energy conservation and renewable projects over her career.