International Copper Alliance
Vice President/Executive Director
Steve Kukoda joined the International Copper Association (ICA) in 2004 and is currently the organization’s Vice President/Executive Director. In 2009 he was elected an ICA Officer and was also named to the ICA Management Committee. He develops and maintains relationships with organizations external to the copper industry, including governments, intergovernmental organizations, the United Nations, foundations and more. He is also responsible for increasing the association’s membership base, which currently represents 55 percent of global copper output. In 2013, ICA joined like-minded organizations, including the United Nations Environment Program and United Nations Development Program, to form United For Efficiency (U4E). During his three decade career, Kukoda has held a number of positions for different industries in the fields of communications and public/investor relations. Most recently, he served as the Director of Communications and Investor Relations for Multiplex, Inc., a high-technology start-up focused on 10-gigabits-per-second fiber-optic systems.