Dean is Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Drax Biomass. In this role, he provides leadership and direction for all human resources practices, including planning, talent acquisition, organizational development, benefits, compensation, training and employee relations.
Dean brings more than 25 years of domestic and international human resources management, safety and environmental experience to Drax. He previously served as Vice President of Human Resources for a subsidiary of SK Holdings, a $140 billion global corporation. His experience also includes leadership positions at multiple Fortune 500 companies, including Rubbermaid, Pulte Homes and Trinity Industries, as well as start-ups.
Dean holds a Master of Arts degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Pittsburgh. He is an active member of the Society for Human Resources Managers.