TAA CV - Mr Steve Vaux

Personal data
Year of Birth: 1953 TAA Member No: 2026
Contact Address: 30 Rockbourne Road
RG27 0SR
Nationality: British
Permanent Phone Number: +44 (0)1256880776 Mobile Phone No: +44 (0)7745449626
Email Address: consultsvaux@hotmail.com Personal Webpage: www.consultsvaux.com
Record of posts and assignments
Year Job Title Organisation Country Responsibilities
2013 to date Director - Biomass & Logistics Cummins Cogeneration Ltd UK & Kenya Responsible for biomass planning and operations for a biomass to power utility company
2013 - 2014 Estates Management Executive Masdar Farming UK & Philippines Interim Technical Manager of a greenfield Oil Palm project in Southern Philippines
2013 Team leader Masdar Farming UK & Liberia Leader of a technical Due Diligence team working for The African Development Bank examining a $126m loan for a major palm oil project in Liberia
2012 Team Leader Viability Africa Kenya Led a multi-disciplinary team doing technical DD on a 10MWe biomass to power project on behalf of a major Kenyan Bank
2012 - 2013 Consultant Challenges Consultants Zambia (two visits) Reviewed and refocused the feedstock supply chain for a biodiesel production business
2010 - 2011 Agricultural Director Carbon Credited Farming/Sustainable Agroenergy UK, Cambodia & Philuippines Technical advisor to an investment house developing biofuel plantations
2010 Consultant Clenergen Corp UK, India, Guyana Provided expert advice regarding development of large biomass fuel businesses in Guyana and India
2009 Consultant Caparo plc UK & Namibia Delivered a business development strategy for a 100,000 ha Jatropha project in NE Namibia
2008 - 2010 Business Development Manager Biojoule Ltd UK and worldwide Created over 100m of opportunities for the Board of a wood pelleting/biomass to power company. Also managed stakeholder relationships with UK customers
2005 - 2010 Projects Manager Eden Research plc UK and worldwide Responsible for co-ordination of technical development at an AIM listed plc developing novel encapsulated plant protection products
Skills, expertise and qualifications
Principal Discipline:  Agriculture, Farm Management, Horticulture, Project Management,
Subsidiary fields: Agro-Chemicals Agro-Forestry Agronomy Cocoa Crop/Food Processing Crop Protection Development Planning Farm Management Horticulture Monitoring & Evaluation Oil Palm Pest Management Plantation/Estate Management Procurement Project Management Project Preparation/Appraisal Research Root Crops Rubber Sugarcane Tree Crops
Higher education: BSc Horticultural Science, University of Reading
Countries worked in:  UK, Kenya, Philippines, Zambia, Cambodia, Guyana, India, Namibia, South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, EU (Various) Papua New Guinea, Madagascar, PR Congo, Nigeria, Solomon Is, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Malaysia
Languages: English, French (Conversational), Melanesian Pidgin (Fluent)
Last Updated: 26/09/2014