NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - September 19, 2016) - Dr. Robert Graham, Chairman of Ensyn Corporation, is pleased to announce that Donald G. Roberts has joined Ensyn's Board of Directors effective September 8, 2016.
Mr. Roberts has had a long and successful career in investment banking, clean technology and forest products. Mr. Roberts is currently CEO of Nawitka Capital Advisors Ltd., a strategic advisory and investment banking boutique which serves the renewable energy, clean technology and forest products industries. Prior to founding Nawitka Capital Advisors, Mr. Roberts served as a Vice-Chair of Wholesale Banking and Managing Director in Investment Banking with CIBC World Markets Inc., where he founded and led the cross-functional Renewable Energy & Clean Technology Team. Before entering investment banking, Mr. Roberts was consistently ranked as one of the leading equity research analysts covering the North American paper & forest products industry.
Mr. Roberts earned a Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of British Columbia, a Master's degree in Forestry Economics from the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA in International Finance and Economics from the University of Chicago.
"We are very pleased to welcome Don to our Board of Directors," said Dr. Graham. "Don's extensive experience in the forest industry, clean technology and finance will be of great value to Ensyn at this stage in our development."
Ensyn produces biocrude from forest and agricultural residues that is suitable for heating and cooling applications and further upgrading in existing oil refineries to low carbon transportation fuels. Ensyn and its predecessor companies have been applying its proprietary RTP® technology for more than 25 years for the production of food ingredients, chemicals and heating fuels. Ensyn is now in the process of increasing production capacity deploying the same core RTP technology for a broader commercialization of its fuels business. Ensyn owns and operates a commercial production facility in Ontario, Canada from which it sells renewable heating fuels to industrial and commercial heating customers in the U.S. and Canada. Additional production capacity is under development in Port Cartier, Quebec; Aracruz, Brazil; and in the U.S. State of Georgia. Ensyn is executing its business plan in conjunction with key strategic relationships, including Honeywell UOP, Fibria Celulose, Arbec Forest Products, Roseburg Forest Products and Chevron Technology Ventures.
For more information on Ensyn visit www.ensyn.com or contact Ian Barnett, +1 (647) 203‐6588.