David’s areas of interest include ESG, synthetic biology, economic development, strategy, and STEM education. David is also a co-founder of ReOrigin, a science-based firm that provides climate insight to companies, cities, and professional service firms. David recently retired as Senior Vice President, Chief Legal & Sustainability Officer, and Corporate Secretary of Eastman Chemical Company--a multinational, materials innovation company headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee. While at Eastman, Golden had overall responsibility for Legal, Corporate HSES, Product Safety & Regulatory Affairs, Sustainability, ESG, Government Relations, Communication, Community Affairs, Public Policy, Privacy, Global Business Conduct, and International Trade Compliance functions, with personnel in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America. David holds a Juris Doctorate from Brigham Young University, graduating Magna Cum Laude and Order of the Coif and served on the management committee of the BYU Law Review. He is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School having completed Harvard’s Advanced Management Program in 2012.