Ottawa – July 4, 2017 – Sixth Element Sustainable Management, a “boutique” consulting firm providing feasibility studies, pro forma design, business plans, and venture audits in the emerging biofuels sector, today announced that an article by its Managing Director, Gerald Kutney, on the history of the Canadian biofuels industry, including ethanol, biobutanol, biodiesel, gasification, pyrolysis, torrefaction, wood pellets, and biomass power. – Celebrating Canada’s 150th: A Short History of the Biofuel Industry in Canada – appeared in Biofuels Digest.
Sixth Element Sustainable Management is a “boutique” consulting firm specializing in concept planning, start-ups, and early-stage companies that do not have the senior management depth or experience. We provide C-level services for inventors, entrepreneurs, investors, and public sector agencies, which are directly provided by the Managing Director of Sixth Element Sustainable Management, Gerald Kutney. Sixth Element Sustainable Management maintains a comprehensive global database of over 1,000 biomass pyrolysis-type ventures. The Pyrolysis Venture Database is important for investors and entrepreneurs alike. The information is a valuable resource for vetting the investment choices and assessing the competitive position of pyrolysis ventures.
Dr. Kutney, Ph.D. in chemistry, has participated in all aspects of innovation and technology commercialization in the forest products industry, with two decades of executive experience with global corporations and entrepreneurial enterprises. Besides business mentoring and executive coaching, services include strategic leadership, contract negotiations, pro forma design and appraisal, techno-commercial evaluations, feasibility studies, technology and venture vetting and audits.