Ms. Young has 20 years leadership in sustainable development policy, with an expertise in securing government incentives ranging from over a billion dollars to under one million, and eliminating regulatory hurdles for her clients and constituents. She now serves as Chief Advocate for re:chem, with founding global leaders NatureWorks, Genomatica, Elevance and Tate & Lyle. Previously, she shepherded development of seminal bioeconomy programs during her ten years on Capitol Hill, and subsequently those in EPA 2005, EISA 2007, Farm Bill 2008, and ARRA 2009 and in the recently enacted Farm Bill.
As CEO of Corinne Young LLC, she specializes in executive C-level strategic counsel, both B-to-B and B-to-G for client competitive advantage through tailored capture analysis and win theme development to secure precedent-setting incentives to de-risk and accelerate deployment, including historic grants, tax exempt bonds, loan guarantees, and Presidential EPA Green Chemistry Awards. Ms. Young has garnered a reputation of bringing innovative solutions to pressing challenges along the bioindustry value chain, and has emerged as one of the policy leaders in the nascent yet fast moving renewable chemical sector. She is a seasoned global opinion leader and presenter, conference moderator and convener. She is a fierce industry champion serving on multiple boards, working groups, spearheading winning coalitions, issue-based campaigns, and crisis management.