Lennard Wharton is a chemical engineer and chemist. He is president of Evidentia Engineering, Inc., an engineering consulting firm. He was vice president of engineering of the Power Equipment Group of ITE Imperial Corp., corporate vice president of technology of Studebaker-Worthington Corp. and its successor companies, and of Materials Research Corp., and chairman of the board of Packer Engineering. He was professor of chemistry at the University of Chicago. He holds the BSc from MIT, MA from Cambridge University where he was a Marshall scholar, and PhD from Harvard where he was a junior fellow of the Society of Fellows.
He has served as Chairman of the Board of the Nathaniel Wharton Fund for 10 years.