Sep 15, 2020
World's Premier Bioeconomy Consulting Group Adds Natural Resources Management and Food & Livestock Production Teams
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Sept. 16, 2020 - PRLog -- Lee Enterprises Consulting Inc., the world's premier bio-economy consulting group, is pleased to announce the formation of two new sections - "Land & Natural Resources Management" and "Food & Livestock Production". The company is home to the world's largest bioeconomy consulting group with over 150 prominent bioenergy and biochemical experts worldwide. The group is divided into several sections and has completed thousands of projects worldwide in all phases of the bioeconomy - including biodiesel, ethanol, biomass power, renewable chemicals, renewable jet fuels, pyrolysis, hydrolysis, gasification, waste-to-energy, anaerobic digestion, torrefaction, wastewater treatment, butanol, steam reformation, biochar, carbonization, and biogas.
Dr. Susan R. Rupp is a Certified Wildlife Biologist ® with 25+ years of professional experience researching and evaluating wildlife-habitat relationships at local and landscape scales, and has been promoted to Vice President to lead the Land & Natural Resources Section. She specializes in Environmental Due Diligence, Risk Mitigation and Optimization Modeling, Sustainability of Ecosystem Services (including air, water, soil, and biodiversity), and Landscape Design and works across federal, state, private, and local boundaries to promote sustainable development within the bioeconomy. Dr. Rupp holds a PhD in Wildlife Science from Texas Tech University and was nominated by the U.S. Secretaries of Agriculture and Energy, to the Biomass Research Development Technical Advisory Committee.
Dr. Matt Gibson, a 30+ year veteran in biofuels, human and animal food, and pharmaceuticals, has been promoted to Vice President and will lead the Food & Livestock Production team. Dr. Gibson has worked for POET, Pfizer, LifeLine Foods, Farmland Feeds, Rhöne-Poulenc Animal Nutrition, and Lucta. He is trained at the Lead Auditor level for SQF (Safe Quality Food), certified by the Global Food Defense Institute, and is a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) for FDA compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). He has a Ph.D. in Animal Science and Nutrition from Washington State University and is the author of over 100 scientific publications.
Mike Fatigati is a bioeconomy industry veteran with over 30 years of experience. He has an MBA and a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering and Biology and vast experience in sustainable and traditional oil & gas and chemical processes, including economics and environmental impact. Fatigati specializes in Engineering Oversight, Process Scale-up, Techno-Economic Assessments (TEA), Market Analyses, CO2 Utilization, and Alternative Feedstocks and will oversee projects involving Advanced Ethanol Production, Solid Fuel Combustion, Gasification, Thermochemical Conversion, Cosmeceuticals, and Nutraceuticals.
"We have several existing experts with specialties in land and natural resources and food and livestock production, and we have been getting many requests in these areas over the past couple of years, so we decided to formalize these areas as separate sections within our group," says Wayne Lee, CEO of Lee Enterprises. "The promotion of these three experts rounds out our executive leadership team of twelve and gives us the ability to deploy our chemical, engineering, and economic experts to all facets of the bioeconomy in a timely manner."
Lee Enterprises Consulting's COO, Dr. Terry Mazanec agrees. "While we will likely add a few additional experts within these two new groups, our current depth and breadth certainly allow us to handle virtually any type of project within the bioeconomy and these new areas, so this really was a natural progression for us," says Mazanec.
ABOUT LEE ENTERPRISES CONSULTING, INC: Lee Enterprises Consulting was founded in 1995, and over the past twenty five years, has grown to become the world's premier bioeconomy consulting group with over 150 bioenergy and biochemical experts worldwide. The group's experts are world renowned leaders in their field, selected based on their education, experience, and reputation and have done thousands of projects worldwide. Lee Enterprises Consulting is divided into sections including biofuels, biomaterials, biochemicals, feedstocks, technologies, land & natural resources management, food & livestock production, and cannabis/hemp and provide hundreds of services including business & financial, technical & engineering, project management, legal & regulatory, and a variety of highly specialized services like due diligence, market research, risk analysis, litigation support and techno-economic analysis. www.lee-enterprises.com.
Wayne Lee, CEO
Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc.
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