PRLog (Press Release)
- Jul. 2, 2012 -
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: Lee Enterprises Alternative Fuels Consulting is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Gerald Kutney as its expert in forestry bioenergy and bio products, and emerging technologies. Kutney has a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Toronto, and more than 15 years of executive management experience with global corporations and entrepreneurial enterprises in the development of technology, commercialization, biomass economics and procurement in bio refining, bio energy, and bio products. He is a founding member of the Canadian Biochar Initiative and an Adjunct Professor and Instructor in the Environmental Science Program at the University of Northern British Columbia. Kutney began his career in the pulp and paper industry and later led the bio refining business of a major forest products company, which included the largest cellulosic ethanol business in North America, a biomass-to-energy CHP facility and an international bio products business. He subsequently led a new technology company in the commercialization of a novel bioenergy technology. Kutney currently serves as Managing Director of Sixth Element Sustainable Management.
Lee Enterprises Consulting is the world’s largest alternative and renewable fuels consulting group. According to CEO Wayne Lee, the group is currently positioned to handle virtually every type of alternative or renewable fuels matter for a variety of clients worldwide and will continue its expansion as necessary. “Dr. Kutney is a recognized professional in the field of forestry bio energy and bio products and is very well versed in emerging new technologies in alternative and renewable fuels” says Lee. “His work has resulted in the development of several new technological processes, patented inventions and scientific publications and his publications have been presented at major bioenergy conferences worldwide, and we are very excited to have him as part of our consulting group.”
Kutney is equally pleased with the new affiliation. “Lee Enterprises Consulting group is known worldwide as the top group in alternative and renewable fuels consulting,”
says Kutney. He notes that the consulting group not only has a broad presence in alternative and renewable fuels, but also has affiliations with the top attorneys, accountants, appraisers, insurance teams, EPC contractors and other professionals, all of whom will now be available to his projects. “Lee Enterprises Consulting has assembled a group of the top people with a wide variety of expertise in alternative and renewable fuels, and I am quite excited about being part of that pool of talent,” says Kutney.