Alexey Lesin

Alexey Lesin
Global Practice Leader, DuPont Sustainable Solutions


Alexey heads one of the global practices at DuPont Sustainable Solutions – DuPont’s consulting business unit that brings the company’s expertise and experience to its external clients.

Focusing on Innovation Management Process, Operational Excellence and Capital Projects, Alexey leads a team of global experts who support DuPont’s clients in chemical, petrochemical, oil and gas, manufacturing, mining and metals, and utilities industries, among others.

Prior to taking the practice leadership role Alexey was in charge of DSS consulting business in one of the strategic markets in Europe. In recent years he and his team located in several country offices have developed and delivered projects in areas of Innovation Management, Asset Productivity (including Production System implementation and Energy Efficiency), Capital Projects Effectiveness Management, Workplace and Process Safety Management, Environmental/Sustainable Development.

Alexey’s more than 12 years of DuPont’s experience also include leadership positions with DuPont industrial polymers business, where he led growth of one of the oil and gas product segments, and was responsible for developing business in emerging markets. He started his career with DuPont as a consultant and then project manager of the company’s internal consulting team, working with portfolio of DuPont business units across Europe, Middle East and Africa on strategy, pricing, channel and value capture.

Alexey joined DuPont after graduating with the Master of Business Administration degree from INSEAD (Singapore/France). He also holds equivalents of Bachelor of Science degree from Irkutsk State University (Russia) and Liaoning University (China). While at DuPont, he certified as a Six Sigma Black Belt, attained an Advanced Coaching certification with the IDC (the coaching institute) in Geneva, and has participated in the Driving Strategic Innovation program at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Born in Ukraine, Alexey has lived and worked in Russia, China, Singapore, and now together with the family he resides in Switzerland.