EGT principal and licensed professional engineer Bernard Ennis has long association and experience with marketing and commercialization of new chemical process technologies, management, and engineering design and construction. Mr. Ennis earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in chemical engineering at Villanova University in Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Mr. Ennis served for over 25 years in positions of increasing responsibility at U.S.A. corporations with global reach including The M. W. Kellogg Company (now KBR, Inc.) and ABB Lummus Global, Inc. (now CB&I, Inc.) At the latter, Mr. Ennis attained the positions of Vice President - Operations and subsequently Vice President - Advanced Engineering.
At Kellogg, Mr. Ennis was Technology Development Manager. Prior, as Project Manager at Kellogg, he had responsibility for ethylene furnaces and complete plants. He managed all basic engineering functions including proprietary high-temperature furnace and chemical reactor designs. Additionally, he completed the installation of a customer-focused performance management system for an engineering and construction company with global operations.
His unique combination of corporate and independent experience has given Mr. Ennis particular strength in foreign and domestic joint ventures and business cooperation contracts; technology development and licensing; project management, new product planning and introduction; budget development and control; business and information systems; organization development; performance management and ISO 9000; safety management and OSHA 29 CFR 1910.119; environmental management and EPA 40 CFR PART 68; expert litigation and insurance consulting. Working knowledge of plant economics, risk and finance.
Mr. Ennis's process engineering and technical background is in ethylene, fertilizers, petroleum refining, petrochemical processing, industrial gases, and electric power generation. As president and principal of EGT, Mr. Ennis, works closely with strategic partners, and has authored over twenty five patents with others pending.