Executive Team

J. Todd Harvey
President and CEO
B.Sc. M.Sc. Ph.D. MBA

Todd brings a wealth of experience focused on the development and commercialization of biotechnology based processes.  Todd most recently served as the Vice President of Technology for a mineral biotechnology company, where he successfully developed and commercialized one of the Company's proprietary technologies.  Todd has been extensively involved in the management of intellectual property, technology commercialization and licensing and private and public financing.  Additionally, he holds several patents, has written over 30 technical papers and has extensive industrial experience. 

Murray D. Bath
Vice President Engineering
B.Sc. M.Sc.

Murray brings a substantial level of engineering and plant construction experience.  He is responsible for the industrial development of the Company's technologies including large scale testing, engineering, feasibility studies and plant design. He is a process engineer with more than 30 years experience in process development, design, commissioning and operation of processing plants.  Prior to joining GeoSynFuels, Murray was Executive Vice President for GeoBiotics, LLC and was responsible for the Company's engineering and design of their proprietary biooxidation processes.  Murray was also Manager of Metallurgy for Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. and Minproc Engineers, Inc., both in Denver, Colorado. He was previously employed by Rosario Resources Corporation (AMAX), Kilborn Engineering and Anglo American Corporation of South Africa.  

Joshua A. Sroge
Controller and Vice President Finance
B.S.

Joshua Sroge joined GeoSynFuels in August 2007 and brings a broad financial, legal, and operational background in public and private industry. Joshua has more than 15 years experience in a financial leadership capacity, working in software development, hardware distribution, medical, and chemical industries. Prior to joining GeoSynFuels, Joshua was Director of Finance at Spatial Corp., Manager of Corporate Reporting & International Accounting at GE Access Distribution, Accounting Manager at Image Guided Technologies, and Assistant Controller at Kryptonics. He also currently serves as the Secretary and Treasurer for the Board of Directors. Joshua has a BS degree in Accounting from CUNY Hunter College.   

Greg J. Olson
Vice President Research And Development
B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Greg Olson joined GeoSynFuels in May 2007 from Little Bear Laboratories.  Greg brings a wealth of knowledge on the aspects of research, development testing and commercialization of biological processes.  Greg has several patents in his name, over 50 publications and is recognized world-wide as an industry leader in microbial processing.  Greg owned and managed a commercial research facility prior to his company being acquired by GeoSynFuels and was previously a Group Leader with  the U.S. Dept. of Energy, Pittsburgh Energy Technology Center (PETC).  Greg has a Ph.D. in Microbiology from Montana State, a M.S. in Microbiology from University of Florida and a B.S. from Northern Illinois University.

Tim P. Spilchen
Vice President Business Development
B.S.

Mr. Spilchen has 20 years experience in the marketing and implementation of new technology in process industries, primarily in the pulp and paper sector.  Tim has represented and implemented specialty chemical programs and process control technology in plants for some of the world’s most prominent companies.  In addition to experience with more established companies, Tim has experience with entrepreneurship and owns and operates his own retail business and has also been an integral component in several technology company startups.  Tim joined GeoSynFuels in the capacity of Business Development Manager in 2006 and has responsibility for developing the biofuels business.  Tim attended Sault College in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario and has a degree in Pulp and Paper Technology.

Andrew W. Flemming
Vice President Strategy
B.A.

Mr. Flemming has 18 years experience in the research and implementation of new technology in process industries, primarily in the mineral and paper sectors.  Mr. Flemming joined GSF in August 2008 from Avista Solutions International Inc.  He brings a vast amount of knowledge of technology development, and commercialization of large industrial processes.  Andrew has successfully developed and implemented a new business in Latin America and been instrumental in the development of global strategy within his last company.  Mr. Flemming has a B.A. in Chemistry from University Of Minnesota.