Leadership

 

 

Mr. Keith Hulbert

Chief Executive Officer 

Keith Hulbert (B.S., MBA) is a 20-year veteran in the management of thermal power generation facilities for utility companies, mostly with Florida Power. Among his accomplishments as the top executive in an electrical power utility has been the construction and operation of a 500MW coal/RDF co-fired thermal power plant in central Florida, giving him direct experience with commercial scale generation systems that use MSW as fuel. Mr. Hulbert is our partner and the General Manager of the Gortadroma, Ireland 36 MW gasification WTE project.

Dr. Bary Wilson

Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Wilson (B.Sc., Ph.D.) is  an experienced scientist and executive with a track record in fossil energy, renewable energy, and gasification. Dr. Wilson  served as a senior scientist and project manager at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and has been a founder or co-founder of successful technology companies in the US and overseas. He  holds more than 20 issued or pending patents, many in the area of clean energy, and is author of more than 100 scientific papers and several books. He holds a B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Washington, a Ph.D. from the University of London, and served a post doc in Chemistry at MIT.  Dr. Wilson served in the United States Marine Corps and holds a commercial pilot's license, both of which provided him with practical experience on both combustion gas turbine and large displacement reciprocating engines.

Mr. Mark Johnson

Executive VP Design and Construction

Mark Johnson (B.Sc., P.E.) has more than 35 years of experience in the engineering, design, construction, program management, commissioning and testing of base load and distributed energy facilities.  Mark has managed project teams for large and small plants ranging from 30 to 1100 MW for IPP’s and electric utilities internationally.  His diverse work experience includes leading teams within large EPC firms such as Stone and Webster Engineering, Amec Foster Wheeler, and General Electric for utility scale projects and Wiley and Wilson and John Brown Engineering for smaller scale power and industrial energy projects.

 

Dr. Barry Liss

Chief Engineer

Dr. Barry Liss (Ph.D., PE) is an internationally recognized expert in the design of Gasification systems for coal and waste, compost plants, odor treatment systems, and leachate treatment systems. Dr. Liss holds a PhD from the City University of New York, did post doctoral work at CUNY's Clean Fuels Institute on fluidized bed gasification, authored three U.S. patents on high temperature fluid bed processing and has designed waste gasification systems for more than 20 projects in the US and overseas.

 

Dr. Brandon Wilson

Director of Engineerng and Research

Brandon Wilson (Ph.D., PE) holds a doctorate in Materials Science and Engineering, and is one of the inventors of the ATEC coal fly ash to energy technology and other key patents held by EnviroPower Renewable.. ATEC technology introduced the use of a high temperature sintering kiln as a means of recovering energy from fixed carbon in the ash from coal combustion units, incinerators and lower temperature gasifiers. Dr. Wilson was  formerly in charge of the SEM and high temperature process facilities at the University of Washington.  He has expertise in the high temperature processing of oxide materials. Dr. Wilson also develops proprietary engineering design software for EPR.

LTC Fredrick Moll (Retired)

Director of Government and International Business Development

Colonel Moll's primary role is international business development from the capture planning phase through proposal development and contract award. He also serves as the corporate advisor on US defense acquisition policy and procedures. Mr. Moll served for 22 years in the US Army with a background in acquisition management. He holds a BS in Economics from Widener University and a MS in Management from the University of Utah. His civilian career includes being a Project Manager and regional director of business development in Turkey for General Dynamics Corp.

Lius G. Vargas, Jr. 

Consulting Power Systems Engineer

Luis Vargas, (B.S.E.E., M.S.E.M., P.E.) has over 30 years’ experience in electrical and power system planning, design, operations, and construction. He is licensed in 23 states and Puerto Rico. Assignments span all aspects of electrical systems from low voltage DC through high voltage transmission line planning and construction. Mr. Vargas has worked with advanced energy systems from a strategic and technical consulting capacity. He managed energy delivery system reliability, operations, and engineering and construction teams including utility company subsidiaries. His work with a utility company, civil engineering firms, management consulting firm, and his own consultancy include advanced work with smart energy/smart grid technologies, large project interconnections, energy storage, microgrids, and renewable energy.