Leaders in the Community

LyondellBasell’s commitment to community involvement is a core belief among our executive leadership team. Our leaders serve in various capacities—as board of directors, committee members, and on advisory councils—for several not-for-profit community and educational organizations.

Bhavesh V. Patel, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Management Board

American Chemistry Council
Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee

Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas
Board of Directors

U.S.-India Business Council
Board of Directors

Greater Houston Partnership
Board of Directors

College of Engineering for The Ohio State University
External Advisory Council

Fox School of Business at Temple University
Dean’s Advisory Council 

Daniel Coombs, Executive Vice President, Global Manufacturing, Projects, Refining and Technology

United Way of Greater Houston
Board of Directors

James Guilfoyle, Senior Vice President, Global Intermediates & Derivatives and Global Supply Chain

Houston Food Bank
Board of Directors

Jeffrey Kaplan, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

General Counsel Forum
National Board of Directors

Houston Bar Foundation
Board of Directors and Life Fellow

Texas Bar Foundation
Life Fellow


Richard Roudeix, Senior Vice President, Olefins & Polyolefins, Europe, Asia and International

American Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands
Board of Directors

Dale Friedrichs, Vice President, Health, Safety, Environment and Security

Galveston Bay Foundation
Board of Directors

Economic Alliance Houston Port Region
Board of Directors