Lee Enterprises Consulting Adds New Consultants in Several Divisions

World's Premier Bioeconomy Consulting Group Adds Damiana Serafini, Andrew Grant, Charles Loos, Saravanan Ramusubramanian and Anju Krivov to Its Team of Experts
By: Lee Enterprises Consulting
SHERWOOD, Ark. - Nov. 23, 2016 - PRLog -- Lee Enterprises Consulting, the world's premier bio-economy consulting group, is pleased to announce the addition of five new experts in its biodiesel, ethanol, biomass power, emerging technologies, and biogas/AD sections.  The consulting group currently has over 100 worldwide experts in its seven divisions, and is the largest bioeconomy consulting group in the world.

       "We recently celebrated twenty one years in this business, and as we finish FY2016, I continue to be pleased with the growth and success we have, both in our more traditional Biodiesel, Ethanol, and Biomass Power Divisions, as well as our newer Renewable Chemicals, Emerging Technologies and Biogas/Anaerobic Digestion Divisions," says Wayne Lee, CEO of Lee Enterprises Consulting.   "As I listen to the conversations and oversee this vast group of worldwide experts, including these new additions, the breadth and depth of the collective knowledge represented never ceases to amaze me."   Lee notes that, like all the consultants in the group, each of these new additions brings a unique talent and specialization to the group.

       Damiana Serafini has a Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Safety and Health and a Master's Degree in Agriculture and Resource Economics from the University of Connecticut and over 15 years' experience in sustainable alternative fuels (SAF) for aviation.  She has collaborated with IATA on quantifying the challenges associated with adopting a sustainability certification standard for biofuel production and currently leads the development of a strategic roadmap for the successful deployment of SAF for aviation for Trinidad and Tobago in collaboration with the International Civil Aviation Organization, a division of the United Nations.  Serafini was born in Argentina and will serve in the group's emerging technologies section and act as a project liaison to the group's projects in the Caribbean, Central and South America.

       Andrew Grant has a B.A. and M.A. from Cambridge University and over 35 years' experience as a manager of biomass conversion projects.  His experience includes providing performance guarantees, environmental impact and cost studies for coal and biomass conversion technologies, and performing due diligence studies of technologies and of facilities.  He has experience with a wide range of biomass processing (from wood chips, rice straw, and MSW) and is experienced in greenhouse gas reduction and carbon footprinting.  He is also experienced in the use of waste biomass, and other emerging technologies. He will serve in the group's Biomass Power and Emerging Technologies sections.

       Charles Loos has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Irvine, is a Registered Professional Mechanical Engineer (California), and has over 35 years' experience in the power industry both in the U.S. and abroad.  He has an expertise in engineering, operations management, startup, project development and environmental permitting. He has served as Plant Engineer at a biomass plant, and Operations Manager in charge of cogeneration plants, and has been the Startup Manager for the commissioning of several power facilities.  In addition to his background in operations and development, He has a full range of environmental permitting experience and has prepared numerous permit applications, including several in the challenging California environment. Loos will serve in the group's Biomass Power and Emerging Technologies sections.

       Saravanan Ramusubramanian has a PhD in plant microbial biology, he has done post-doctoral work at various nationally ranked academic institutes in France and USA.  He has wide experience in biotechnology and renewable chemicals, his knowledge and expertise includes laboratory analyses, biofuel conversion process, cellulosic/corn ethanol, biodiesel esterification process, biocatalyst, industrial enzymes, nutraceuticals/supplements, renewable chemicals, bio lubricants, bioprocess scale up, and solving biotech issues. Ramusubramanian is also on scientific and editorial board and will serve in the group's Renewable Chemicals and Ethanol sections.

        Anju Krivov has a Ph.D. in Zoology and Environmental Pollution, and has over 20 years' experience in biochemistry, microbiology, bioenergy with a focus on algae by-products and waste treatment. She is President of GSR Solutions LLC, where she has been leading several projects focused on biofuel and by-products production from algae integrated with nutrients recovery for waste management including VT Farm to Fly, supported by US federal and state initiatives with stakeholders support. She is also affiliated with the University of Vermont as a Biofuels Instructor where she directs 'Waste to Energy' the 'Bioenergy - Biomass to Biofuels' programs.  Krivov will serve in the group's Biogas and Biodiesel sections.

        Dr. Gerald Kutney, Lee Enterprises Consulting's EVP with oversight of the Emerging Technologies and Biomass Power sections agrees with Lee's assessment.  "I have been with LEC for several years, and I am proud to be a member of this group of leading bioeconomy experts in the world.  The breadth and depth of expertise of Lee Enterprises Consulting in this sector are unmatched in my opinion", says Kutney.  "We have truly become a single place to capture virtually any bioeconomy need".

ABOUT LEE ENTERPRISES CONSULTING, INC:  Lee Enterprises Consulting is the world's premier bio-economy consulting group, offering services in biodiesel, biofuels, biomass power, renewable chemicals, renewable jet fuels, pyrolysis, hydrolysis, gasification, waste-to-energy, anaerobic digestion, torrefaction, wastewater treatment, 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 the bioeconomy and can address virtually every aspect of a project.  Lee Enterprises Consulting, 9821 Brockington Road, Suite 4, Sherwood, AR 72120. (501) 833-8511. . www.lee-enterprises.com

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