Mr. Holmes has had a lengthy and distinguished career as a leader in the energy industry. He also serves on the Board of MegWest Energy Corporation, a Calgary-based independent oil and gas company. Read more.
Mr. Huhne was appointed as the Chairman, Europe of Zilkha Biomass in July 2013, with the remit of growing the business in the European Union. Chris was Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change in the British coalition government from 2010 to 2012, and was responsible for the policy behind two key bills: the energy bill of 2011 and the UK Electricity Market Reform (EMR). Read more.
Larry Weick has international engineering, finance, and business development experience in oil & gas, electric power, cogeneration, and process technology, ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Read more.
Mr. Jackson has extensive leadership experience within the pulp, paper & forest products industry in North America. Prior to joining Zilkha, he held full P&L responsibility for one of the largest paper manufacturing divisions in the world. Read more.
Mr. Stearns brings over 30 years of experience to Zilkha in the design, manufacture, installation, and servicing of automated wood processing machinery systems. Read more.
Howard Lee has been working in the renewable energy industry since 2001, holding various finance roles at a number of renewable energy companies. His experience covers supply chain and economic analysis of wind/biomass/solar to energy projects. Read more.
Mr. Terry has over 20 years of experience in engineering, finance, and accounting in the high tech and construction industries. Prior to joining Zilkha Biomass Energy, Mr. Terry was the Treasurer and Controller of Texas Systems & Controls, Inc. from 2010 until 2013. Read more.
Carole Engelder has 25 years of diverse experience leading teams in capital projects management and construction, procurement, logistics, safety and environmental engineering in the renewable energy, petroleum and petrochemical industries. Prior to joining Zilkha Biomass, Carole she was the top Procurement executive for EDP Renewables North America (EDPR), leading $1-2 billion annual contracting, purchasing and materials management of wind farm and solar capital projects. Read more.
In addition to his work in communications and outreach, Mr. Dickerman heads Zilkha’s efforts to ensure sustainability throughout the biomass supply chain. Mr. Dickerman came to Zilkha after a decade in campaigns and government affairs, including four years as Southwest Political Director for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. Read more.
Brian Reed is a native Mississippian with a BS in Forest Management from Mississippi State University. A veteran of the forest products industry, Mr. Reed has been involved in wood procurement for 30 years. Read more.