Our Team

PCF brings together industry experts with decades of experience in the realization of industrial and state-of-the-art facilities worldwide with top project development companies including Haldor Topsoe and Saturn Project Development.

 

Development Partners:

 

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Haldor Topsoe

Haldor Topsoe is a world-leader in catalysis and surface science. We are committed to helping our customers achieve optimal performance. We enable our customers to get the most out of their processes and products, using the least possible energy and resources, in the most responsible way. This focus on our customers’ performance, backed by our reputation for reliability, makes sure we add the most value to our customers and the planet. Haldor Topsoe’s catalysts are used in the production of 50 percent of the world’s fertilizers, helping the agriculture industry meet the global demand for food. The company’s catalysts, technologies and plant design lie at the heart of the efficient, sustainable production of plastics, fuels, and fertilizers worldwide. To learn more about Haldor Topsoe, please click here.

Saturn

Saturn Project Development

 As project developer,Saturn Project Development LLC covers all stages in the development of industrial facilities, from the feasibility study to financial close. 

 

Development Team:

Scott Charpentier, President

As president of PCF, Scott oversees business and strategic operations. He brings more than 30 years of experience in the transition fuels and lower-carbon natural gas sector including in development of natural gas fed industrial projects. Scott has worked across the sector, selling products, managing construction, and arranging logistics on large capital expenditure domestic and international projects that use natural gas. Most recently, he worked as the president for the revamping of a facility in Beaumont, Texas. Prior to that, Scott was instrumental in the transition to and development of lower-carbon natural gas based industries in Trinidad & Tobago. Scott holds a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Missouri, Rolla.

Dr. Markus Ising, VP, Technology

Dr. Ising brings more than 25 years of experience to PCF where he oversees technology and technical development for the project. A chemical engineer and an IPMA certified project manager, Dr. Ising was with the German-based company Ferrostaal for more than a decade and serves as the Head of Technology Management & Technical Services within the recently formed Haldor Topsoe Germany focused on developing industrial projects. Most recently, he was involved in the development and execution of international projects, including syngas facilities in Trinidad and Tobago, along with ammonia and other fertilizers, and an ammonia facility in Brazil. He started his career as a research scientist for clean energy technologies. Dr. Ising holds a doctorate in Chemical Engineering from the University of Dortmund, Germany. In his free time, he enjoys biking and alpine skiing.

Lee Raymond, Project Manager

A PMI certified project manager since 2005, Lee oversees the day-to-day operations of PCF focused on safety and security. In this role, Lee oversees and coordinates internal teams, development partners, contractors and works closely with the local community. Most recently, Lee oversaw the acquisition, development and revamp of the Eastman ammonia facility in Beaumont, Texas. Since 2013 Lee has led project management efforts for Saturn Project Development. Lee holds a bachelor’s degree (Hons) in biomedical sciences from Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England. Lee enjoys wildlife photography.  

Marc Schneider, CFO

As chief financial officer, Marc oversees project finances. He previously joined Ferrostaal in 2008 through the international graduate trainee program, working as a financial modeler and commercial project manager for the development of industrial plants in the petrochemical and power industry. Since 2015, he has also served as president of Ferrostaal North America. Marc holds a master’s degree in industrial engineering and management from the Karlsruher Institute of Technology.