Dennis has 25 years of experience in project management, project engineering, process development, equipment design and plant operations in the field of biomass conversion, pre-treatment, biomass based fuels and environmental technology industries. Dennis has proven ability to organize, manage and implement technical projects from inception to commissioning and is an expert in conducting technical evaluations, design layouts and improving production capacity and quality in biomass programs. Dennis has extensive international experience in the design, scale-up, installation, start-up and operation of several proprietary biomass conversion process systems.  Dennis received degrees in Chemical Technology with honours from Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology. He has also completed a wide range of professional certification courses including Kaizen, 5S, Lean Manufacturing Principles, Process & Manufacturing Development, Pulp Bleaching Technologies, Project Management, and Occupational Health & Safety Programs.