Mike Witt

Advisory Board Member

Additional Title(s)

Vice President of Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability
Chief Sustainability Officer
Northrop Grumman Corporation


Dr. Mike Witt is vice president of Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHS&S) and chief sustainability officer for Northrop Grumman Corporation, a leader in global security. 

Witt leads the company’s EHS&S and environmental, social and governance (ESG) programs across the business. These programs include enterprise-wide business strategies for carbon reduction, resource efficiency and materials management, helping to minimize the company’s environmental impact and advance environmental sustainability across the enterprise.  

Witt brings decades of experience to Northrop Grumman. Most recently, he held a number of key leadership positions with Dow Inc., and led their strategy for carbon reduction, climate change and materials sustainability, and played a key leadership role in building a $1.5B cross value chain global initiative to end plastic waste in the environment. He also represented the chemical industry in negotiations with the United Nations on a new global plastics treaty. 

Witt holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from Michigan State University, Masters of Business  Administration from Northwood University and Bachelors of Civil & Environmental Engineering from the  University of Michigan.  

Northrop Grumman solves the toughest problems in space, aeronautics, defense and cyberspace to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers worldwide. Our 90,000 employees define possible every day using science, technology and engineering to create and deliver advanced systems, products and services.