Alan Rae

Alan Rae has worked in the electronics, ceramics, nanotechnology and “clean tech” industries for over 30 years in the USA and UK, managing global businesses and technology development at startup, operating company and corporate levels.

He currently is executive director of IncubatorWorks, leading the development of the business and manufacturing incubators at the Elmira-Corning Airport Corporate Park, along with directing operations at the Innovation Centers in Alfred, New York, and Painted Post, New York.

Alan has been involved in sustainability issues throughout his career, for example in developing a business plan for solder recycling, implementing the transition to lead-free solder in a global electronics company, chairing the sustainability group for ISO TC229 for 2 years, heading up a rare earth recycling venture and consulting on life cycle assessments for solar power and solar thermal film companies.