Appointment of Global Head of Business Development and Technology Delivery

18 Feb 2022

Velocys is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Bensley in the role of Global Head of Business Development and Technology Delivery, based in Oxford.

Andy was formerly advisor to the CEO for SK Engineering, an East Asian construction and development firm. In his role, Andy introduced a new operations management system and created a solutions consulting business dedicated to project advisory, forecasting and risk management.

With 35 years of international industry experience, Andy brings to Velocys seniority in corporate, functional leadership and project delivery in both international oil companies and EPC contractor organisations. Andy also held senior project management roles at Bechtel, Shell and Eni. Andy has worked in South Korea, Qatar, Kuwait, Australia, Italy and the USA for extensive periods.

As part of the senior leadership team at Velocys, Andy will help to accelerate the commercialisation of the Velocys technology and cultivate our global client pipeline. Andy’s expertise in business development and project management will help position Velocys as the technology partner of choice in our market segment.

Henrik Wareborn, CEO, said:

“I am pleased to welcome Andy to the team at Velocys. Andy’s many years of international industry experience will be invaluable as we take advantage of the opportunities presented by the need to decarbonise globally.  Andy will help position Velocys as the ideal technology partner for companies, governments and countries who are looking to immediately reduce the carbon intensity of transportation using sustainable synthetic fuels, which are also associated with air quality benefits.”