Dr. Geoffrey Wilson
- Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs
Brilliant Petroleum Company
Dr. Wilson brings to BrillPetCo 43 years experience that includes executive level management, entrepreneurial enterprises, new company start ups, plant start ups, strategic planning, oxygenated fuels, the process and catalyst side of the oil refining industry, the catalyst manufacturing industry, the development, commercialization, and production of petroleum refining process catalysts and patents covering hydro processing and fluid cracking. Owner of a Consulting company since 1985 specializing in start-up company evaluations, business plans, project financing and refinery processing.
Company is commercializing Coal to Fuels technology.
Company provides Petroleum Refining and petrochemical industries with independent pilot plant testing. Improved companys organizational structure and doubled revenues with increased profitability.
Syncrude Technology, Inc. President/CEO 1995 Present
Company developed and patented and offered for license Fischer-Tropsch technology for conversion of synthesis gas to high quality fuels and lubricants.
Wilson & Associates President 1984 Present
Owner of Consulting Group involved in (1) providing marketing,
strategic planning, market and product development services to the catalyst
industry and its raw material suppliers, hazardous, medical and municipal
waste projects, (2) evaluating the acquisition potential of plants capable of
producing alternate fuels such as ethanol and ethers and (3) evaluating
venture start-up opportunities.
Prepared over 20 complete business plans, including financials and negotiated financing packages with banks, Venture Capital sources and Economic Development Agencies.
CRI International, Inc. January 1984 November 1984
Senior Vice-President -Technology & Commercial Development
Established new group of 7 to meet corporate and R&D objectives.
Created a world-wide technical image for CRI and improved company's plant process technology allowing it to maintain product superiority.
Evaluated 6 potential acquisitions, 3 of which were implemented.
Prepared plans for new business areas for the company to enter.
Katalistiks, Inc. President 1981 1983
Company was a grass roots start up developer and manufacturer of fluid cracking catalyst for the refining industry
Successfully implemented, on time and within its capital budget of $ 45 million, the formation of a new catalyst company. Project included the design and construction of a new plant and a new R&D facility, and the staffing of sales, technical service, research, and support services of 140 people. Capital and operating budgets approached $100 million/year.
Built sales to $ 40 million in the first year of operation.
Introduced new products and manufacturing processes which were the basis of the company's technology until its take over by Union Carbide Corporation.
Sales and Marketing, General Product Manager and Vice President Refinery
Company was the number two supplier of refinery catalysts listed on the NYSE. Held positions as
Built Sales to record levels. Acquired a related service to enhance profits. Guided R&D staff of over 60 professionals and hourly people through development of the company's most significant Fluid Cracking and Hydrotreating Catalysts. Developed and implemented significant plant process improvements. Prepared company's one year and five year Strategic Plans. Implemented plans and monitored company performance against plan. Exercised overall control of company manufacturing operations and R&D with P&L responsibility for the optimization of profits. Conceived and implemented new strategy of "Total Service" supplier in the Hydrotreating Catalyst market. Conceived and implemented low cost conversion of plant, due to be demolished, into a high profit generating facility.
Gulf Research & Development Co.
Senior Research Chemist
Directed development group which commercialized proprietary processes and catalysts. 6 new products
were developed, patented and commercialized which resulted in Gulf becoming the leading licensor of
heavy oil desulfurization processes. Royalties to Gulf increased by over $ 4 million per year.
Monitored Gulf's refineries and process licenses operations.
Mellon Institute, NATO Research Fellow 1966 1968
MBA - Executive Program - PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY, California, 1980
PhD - Chemistry - Catalysis - THE UNIVERSITY OF HULL, England, 1966
B.Sc .Honours - Chemistry - THE UNIVERSITY OF HULL, England, 1963
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