Brian is an accomplished executive with more than 26 years of international business experience in Engineering Management, Process Equipment, Project Execution & Sales for the Cement/Minerals Industries.
He is a visionary leader with proven capabilities to build project-based teams that leverage l engineering competence as a means to exceed customer expectations for on-time, on-cost, and on-spec delivery of cement plant projects.
Brian began his career as a Process Engineer travelling around the globe for the startup and optimization of cement plants for Fuller Company and FLSmidth. He held positions of increasing responsibility in these companies – culminating with several years as Vice President of Engineering – before starting his own engineering company more than 5 years ago. Brian has visited more than 25 countries around the world including: Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Japan, India, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Mexico, Morocco, Switzerland, Italy, Ireland, United Kingdom, Canada, Jamaica, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, France, and Belgium.
Fuel Science/Chemical Engineering, B.S.
The Pennsylvania State University
The Advantages of External Material Recirculation in Vertical Roller Mills, ZKG International, July 1992, pp. 355-359.
Conversion of St. Mary’s Conventional Grate Cooler at the Bowmanville Plant, World Cement, November 1993, pp. 13-18.
A Review of the Design and Performance of CFG Coolers, International Cement Re-view, July 1996, pp. 40-46.
Plant Modernization Projects Employ New Calciner Designs, International Cement Journal, January 1997, pp 40-46.
Similarities in Cooler Designs with a View to the Future, World Cement, Volume 29, Number 7, July 1998, pp 73-79.
Experience with the OK Roller Mill, Asian Cement and Construction Materials Magazine, September 1998, pp 40-44.
Evolution of a Revolutionary Cooler, World Cement, January 1999, pp 52-56.
Unconventional Wisdom: Lonestar’s Unique Approach to Environmental Challenges, World Cement 1999, pp 68-72.
SF Cooler: Innovative Air Distribution, ZKG International, December 1999, pp 608-619.
Modifications at Leamington, N & S American Cement Magazine, March 2000, pp 34-36 – Part I; July 2000, pp 19-22.; Part II.
The SF Cooler: Simple Mechanical Design Leads To Lower Maintenance Costs, 11th International Cement Conference, November 2000, Tunis-Hammamet, Tunisia.
Lone Star’s Unique Approach To Environmental Challenges, International Cement Review, July 2001, pp 45-51.
Cross-Bar Cooling, International Cement Review, August 2001, pp 37-42.