John has 25 years of experience in developing and managing various businesses. John has successfully started and managed domestic and international business enterprises including real estate development, wool processing, sales and procurement, road building and oil distribution companies. John is experienced in dealing with financial institutions globally, working with government relations at all levels and the commodity markets. His international business experience includes the countries of Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Western Europe. John provides financial support to the Company on all financial matters including processing plant proposals and fee chart matrices for plant users. John holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance degree from Bentley College.