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Dr Paul Schubert - CEO Strategic Biofuels
DR PAUL SCHUBERT
Dr. Paul Schubert has over 35 years of experience in development and commercialization of innovative technologies in the petrochemical and natural gas and renewables industries. Prior to starting Strategic Biofuels, he served as Chief Operating Officer of USA BioEnergy. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director for Velocys, a publicly traded company on the London AIM exchange. In this capacity he was responsible for the development and deployment of Velocys’ Fischer-Tropsch technology for converting biomass, waste, landfill gas, and natural gas to renewable diesel, jet fuel, and wax products. Additionally, he was responsible for all engineering, reactor and catalyst manufacturing, HSE, and R&D. This resulted in the successful commercial scale demonstration of the technology in partnership with Waste Management and NRG in Envia Energy LLC’s landfill gas to renewable diesel and wax plant on Waste Management’s Oklahoma City, OK landfill.
He previously served as Global Sales Manager for Asset Integrity Management and Director of Operations for SGS, the largest testing, inspection, and verification company in the world. Before that Dr. Schubert served as VP of R&D with Syntroleum and increasing levels of technology development and management with Catalytica, Phillips Petroleum, and Engelhard Corporation where he was responsible for commercialization of multiple products in the process and regulatory compliance industries.
Dr. Schubert is an inventor on 16 US patents and an author of over 40 publications. Dr. Schubert received his BS degree in Chemistry with Highest Honors from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. He received his PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.