Mr. Pereira has over 25 years of experience in the petrochemical industry, regulated natural gas pipelines and in deregulated trading and marketing. At Transco and Entergy/Koch, Mr. Pereira led the development of $2 billion of regulated pipeline facilities adding in excess of 2 Bcf/d of capacity to the US grid. As President of Gulf South Pipeline, he directed an interstate pipeline with over 10,000 miles of pipe and 600 employees. Mr. Pereira holds a Bachelors' in Chemical Engineering and an MBA.
Timothy Vail’s entrepreneurial career has spanned fuel cells to natural gas conversion to fuels. Previously, he was President of Accelergy Corporation, which focused on the commercialization of a broad range of energy conversion technologies. At Synthesis Energy Systems, he took the company public on NASDAQ, raising more than $200 million for building their first commercial facility. As GM’s Director of Commercialization for Fuel Cell Development, his responsibilities included developing GM’s Shanghai fuel cell office. He holds a JD degree from the University of Houston and a bachelor’s in economics from UT Austin.