Phillip Badger, PE, Senior Technical and Marketing Consultant. Mr. Badger is a Professional Engineer with more than 40 years’ experience in bioenergy. His career has included work with controlled environment agricultural, animal waste management, solar energy, and virtually all aspects of bioenergy. He has worked at The Ohio State University, Tennessee Valley Authority, as a bioenergy consultant, and as an owner of startup bioenergy companies. Mr. Badger managed the US Dept of Energy’s Southeastern Regional Biomass Energy Program for 15 years—a program that covered 13 southeastern states, the Virgin Islands, DC, and Puerto Rico. His background includes R&D, technology transfer and commercialization, program and project management, facility design, construction, and startup; and marketing, financial analysis, strategic planning and other business and engineering aspects. Mr. Badger has a BS and MSc in Agricultural Engineering from The Ohio State University and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.