Maureen Kline is a corporate executive with a well-rounded background in international public affairs, sustainability, compliance, diversity, equity & inclusion, journalism and communications. She is a board member of Pirelli North America Inc. and a member of the company’s pension benefits committee. She currently chairs the board of the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada, and leads the Sustainability Task Force of the US Tire Manufacturers Association. She is on the Corporate Responsibility Steering Committee of the Detroit-based Automotive Industry Action Group, and the Standards Advisory Group of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). At the Public Affairs Council, she is a board member and chairs the CSR Network.
In the past Maureen was a Wall Street Journal Europe correspondent covering Italy, and she is currently a columnist for Inc.com writing on the topic of sustainability. She is an adjunct instructor with Clarkson University, teaching Enterprise Sustainability to engineering professionals in the MSEM program.
Originally from Washington DC, Maureen lived in Italy for many years. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Yale University and a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics. She is an alumna of Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project. Maureen is a co-chair of the board of Yale Blue Green, the network for Yale alumni interested in environmental and sustainability topics.