Kathy Rostkowski

Purpose-Led Performance Program Director
McCormick & Company

Kathy Rostkowski is the Purpose-Led Performance Program Director at McCormick & Co, where she leads the company's cross-functional Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) program. Purpose-Led Performance is McCormick's ongoing commitment to delivering top-tier financial performance while doing what's right for people; the communities where we live, work, and source; and the planet we all share.

Prior to joining McCormick, Dr. Rostkowski served for over eight years at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Entering as a Presidential Management Fellow, she has held roles within the Water Office, the Ebola Task Force, and the Private Sector Engagement (PSE) Team. She has experience building and managing strategic corporate partnerships, designing large scale on-the-ground development programs, and implementing evaluation efforts to advance sustainable development outcomes. As Private Sector Engagement Evidence & Learning Lead, she led the development of the organization-wide PSE Evidence & Learning Plan alongside the Agency’s PSE Policy.

Dr. Rostkowski has a BS in Environmental Engineering from Yale University and a MS and PhD in Environmental Engineering from Stanford University where she focused on innovative sustainable packaging solutions and their impacts.