Dr. John H. – Ph D. Fuels Engineering / Senior Advisor – based in the UAE

Dr. John H. – Ph D. Fuels Engineering / Senior Advisor – based in the UAE

Over 20 years’ industry experience and  Dr. John H. began to truly distinguish himself, however, when he developed, financed what was at the time the world single largest bio-diesel refinery project in Malaysia with capacity of 200,000 metric tons per annum in 2008. Dr. John H. laid out the company’s vision, assembled the Global Bio-diesel Sdn. Bhd. team, which attracted prestigious Deutsche Bank, Dubai Investment Group(DIG) and other investors, and raised USD 200 Million in project financing from 2007 through 2008. In addition, he launched the Jatropha project in the Philippines, for total 100,000 ha of commercial Jatropha curcas plantation and refinery production capacity of over 375,000 metric tons per annum of crude jatropha oil (CJO), to gain the cost advantage using CJO as a feedstock

Academic background:

  • Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Fuels Engineering from The University of Utah.
  • Master of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from Auburn University.

Professional Experiences:

  • GBD Sdn Bhd in Malaysia : CEO
  • Bio-Oils Inc in Philippine : CEO
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