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Lee Enterprises Consulting Adds Renewable Chemicals Team
World's Premier Bioeconomy Consulting Group Adds Joel Stone and Jeffrey Olling to Team of Experts
Stone has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic University; and an M.S. in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He is the President of ConVergInce Advisers and serves on the Technical Advisory Board for the BioRenewable Deployment Consortium. Stone formerly served as President of Green Biologics Inc. where he led the development of the commercial platform of the company in North America for renewable n-butanol for use in the renewable chemical markets and ultimately "advanced" biofuels. Prior to his role with Green Biologics, Stone was CIO of Osage Bio Energy, and as the Chief Operating Officer for both AS Alliances Biofuels LLC and Abengoa Bioenergy Corporation. Stone will lead Lee Enterprises Consulting's newly formed renewable chemicals team.
Olling is from Australia, holds both Law and Arts degrees, and an Honours degree in international relations. He practiced as a Barrister in both the public and private legal sectors for many years prior to entering the energy sector in 2011 as Manager of Government Relations, Policy and Sustainability for ATCO Australia (a subsidiary of the world-wide ATCO Group (Canada)). Olling has advised on political issues impacting renewable energy, formulating strategic policy positions, and managing the company's interests in climate change and sustainability. He previously served as Project Manager of Policy and Regulatory Review for Horizon Power (a Australian government-owned, energy corporation)
"Joel is a highly talented and well respected professional with a long history in renewable chemicals, and I am very excited to bring him aboard to lead in the new sector of our consulting practice," says Lee Enterprises Consulting's CEO, Wayne Lee. "Likewise, Jeff is very familiar with the landscape for projects in Australia and all over the Pacific Rim, and we are honored to have him assist us in our expansions to that area of the world".
"Lee Enterprises Consulting is the 'top of the line' in alternative and renewables consulting, says Stone. "They have a depth that is unparalleled which allows vast collaboration and the ability to undertake virtually any project in these sectors". Olling agrees. "This is the largest and best consulting group of its kind and I am excited to assist them in my regions of the world".
ABOUT LEE ENTERPRISES CONSULTING, INC: Lee Enterprises Consulting is the world's premier bio-economy consulting group, offering assistance in biodiesel, ethanol, biomass power, renewable chemicals, reneweable jet fuels, pyrolysis, hydrolysis, gasification, waste-to-energy, anaerobic digestion, torrefaction, wastewater treatment, butanol, steam reformation, biochar, carbonization and biogas. In addition to its team of over 100 consultants, the group maintains strategic alliances with the leading alternative and renewable fuels companies worldwide, and maintains ongoing relationships with the top alternative fuels law firms, accounting groups, engineers, and fabrication facilities. The group's consultants and strategic partners represent the top talent in bioenergy and biofuels can handle almost every aspect of a project. The group also owns National Business Brokerage, Inc., a full service business brokerage firm specializing in the buying and selling of alternative and renewable fuels plants. Lee Enterprises Consulting, 9821 Brockington Road, Suite 4, Sherwood, AR 72120. (501) 833-8511. www.lee-enterprises.com.