Joan Evans currently holds the position of Industry Liaison Manager Americas for Infineum USA LC, a petroleum additives enterprise that formulates, manufactures and markets petroleum additives for the fuels and lubricants industry. She graduated from Virginia Tech with a BS in Chemical Engineering and began her 36-year career in the additives industry with Paramins, the additive division of Exxon Chemical Company in 1984. She joined Infineum upon its formation in 1999.
Evans has held technical and supervisory positions in manufacturing, marketing, finance, and technology. In her
current position, she manages the Infineum group in the Americas that represents Infineum at the OEMs and on industry committees. She represents Infineum on the American Petroleum Institute’s Lubricants Group and chairs the Petroleum Additives Panel and its associated Product Approval Protocol Task Group within the American Chemistry Council.