Michael P. Burton-Prateley- Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Burton-Prateley has an extensive background in the investment-banking sector, having held senior positions at Mitsubishi Bank and ANZ Investment Bank. He has advised on a broad range of international transactions, particularly in the Middle East, South Asia, Japan, the Philippines and China, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate financing, corporate restructuring, post-acquisition integration and joint ventures/strategic partnerships and alliances.
In addition he has co-founded a number of start-up businesses, in the logistics, consulting and financial services sectors in the United States. He has served as a board member and Chief Financial Officer of companies in the technology manufacturing, transportation and media industries.
Mr. Burton-Prateley earned an Economics Degree from Manchester University and a Masters Degree in Management from Oxford. He is a Chartered Accountant in the UK, having qualified with KPMG.
Timothy R. Kasmoch- President, Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Kasmoch has been President and Chief Executive Officer of N-Viro International Corporation Inc, since February 2006 and a director since January 2006. Until April 1, 2007, Mr. Kasmoch was Vice President of a U. S. soil management company and President of a privately held mining company in Canada. Mr. Kasmoch has extensive experience in bio-waste to energy technology implementation as well as a knowledge of transportation, logistics and operations.
Yee Dai (“Eddy”) Shek- Director and Vice President-China
Mr Shek, is a US citizen, having emigrated from China to the United States in 1969 to attend University. He holds an Engineering degree. He has considerable experience in the establishment and operation of joint ventures in China, particularly in the healthcare, consumer products environmental technology and renewable energy industries.
Mr Shek currently serves as an Economic Ambassador for the Municipality of Chongqing and is adviser to the Association of City Mayors in China- representing 15 of the largest cities in China.
Mr. Jaskel has over 40 years of involvement in the Financial Services industry. He began in the UK Government Bond market as a broker with leading firms, latterly as a Partner in W Greenwell & Co. In 1986 as an element of the deregulation of the UK markets, W Greenwell was sold to Midland Bank and became the leading Gilt Edged Market Maker, of which he was a Director. In 1988 he was appointed Director of Global Sales and Marketing of Midland Montagu Treasury, (the Treasury division of Midland Bank) after chairing a committee to redesign the distribution of Treasury products. In 1990 he was appointed Director of Global Sales at NatWest Treasury and rebuilt the neglected franchise global distribution of Treasury and Capital Markets products. In 1994 he was promoted to Managing Director of Global Trade and Banking Services. He sat on the Advisory Board of ECGD, the UK export-import bank, and was responsible for several years for signing off all the UK exposure to BAE and Airbus and sat on several Government and Bank of England Advisory Boards. In 1997 he left NatWest and founded a financial services consultancy, which included a consultancy at KPMG Corporate Finance and the corporate FX division of Travelex plc, and an interim appointment as the Managing Director of a private real estate company with a £500m portfolio of commercial and residential property. In 2005 he joined European American Capital Limited, an FSA authorised and regulated specialised advisory bank as Senior Adviser. He has wide experience as a non-executive Director of both publicly quoted and private companies