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Chief Executive Officer
Initially, Dan trained as an Engineering Draughtsman. Dan started his own Used Cooking Oil (UCO) collection and processing Company in 1982. This business grew to a medium sized regional business incorporating used oils and commercial waste collection, recycling and processing.
Dan then developed a UCO processing business, for which he designed and built his own UCO processing plant. This enabled him it to take on large clients such as KFC and the County Councils, as well as rapidly growing a base of smaller clients. It was during this period, in the late 1990s, that he started his research into bio diesel, culminating in 2002 with the formation of Euro Biodiesel Ltd (EBL).
For the next four years Dan developed his patented process for the conversion of UCO into bio diesel, gaining respect for his knowledge and understanding of the practical problems within the UK used cooking oil and bio diesel production industries.
From 2002 to 2008 Dan was involved in advising or contributing to the work of various Government bodies;
EBL was sold to V-Fuels Ltd, who Dan joined as Managing Director. In this role he was responsible for the successful design and build of one of the largest bio diesel plants in the world, repurposing a 147 acre site penicillin plant, and the management of 160 staff and contractors.
The IP used in the plant was developed by Dan, and consistent production of EN14214 grade biodiesel was achieved.
In 2009, the V-Fuels was site was sold to 4Rivers Inc., for whom Dan completed a 6 month handover period, including the delivery of 16 major improvement projects on time and to budget, before leaving to develop VEPOWER Ltd, a biofuels consultancy.
City Oils Ltd has been developed out of a VEPOWER project for the processing of fats, oils and greases into a range of feedstocks for biofuels designed for the road transport and power generation industries.
City Oils Ltd
Unit 12, Askews Farm Lane
Tel: 01375 376660
Fax: 0203 137 1980
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