Chris Davidson

Director, Corporate Sustainability, WestRock

Christopher Davidson is the Director, Corporate Sustainability at WestRock.

His responsibilities include ensuring that WestRock is a recognized global leader in sustainability and projecting the company’s interests into the national and international debates on sustainability issues. This includes strategy and policy development, goals and metrics, social responsibility, external reporting, and supporting the organizations internal and customer-facing activities relating to sustainability and natural resources.

Chris has worked in the forest products industry for over 20 years. Prior to his current position at WestRock, he held positions of increasing responsibility with Nekoosa Packaging, Georgia Pacific, Champion International, International Paper, and MeadWestvaco.

He also serves as a trustee on the boards of the Virginia Chapter of The Nature Conservancy and the NC State Natural Resources Foundation, Inc.


  • Ph.D., Silviculture, Ecology, Virginia Tech
  • M.Sc., Forestry, North Carolina State University
  • B.Sc., Forestry, North Carolina State University