Laurie Beu is a consultant in environmental policy, strategy and management who leads EHS technical teams and conducts industry benchmarking. She has led semiconductor industry technical programs to address process greenhouse gases emissions and chemical issues.
Laurie successfully drove consensus within the U.S. semiconductor industry on process greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting requirements. She is a Lead Author of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories, Chapter 6: Electronics Industry Emissions
and is technical manager of the Semiconductor Photoacid Generator (PAG) Consortium.
Laurie is a Registered Professional Engineer in Texas and, prior to starting her consulting business in 2003, worked in the semiconductor industry for 23 years where she was employed by Motorola and Advanced Micro Devices. Laurie started the SESHA Texas Hill Country Chapter and spearheaded efforts to establish the Texas Hill Country environmental endowed graduate engineering fellowship at the University of Texas at Austin. She has presented, moderated sessions and chaired the Annual Symposium, and has served on the Symposium Planning Committee for many years.
Laurie lives in Austin, TX with her husband Steve and is the mother of two sons, Jared and Isaac, who looked at their parents’ STEM careers and chose to pursue careers in music.