President and CEO, Ecostrat
Jordan R. Solomon has held the position of President and CEO of Ecostrat (www.ecostrat.com) for over 20 years where he oversees the Biomass Advisory Group and the Biomass Supply Group. His responsibilities include new project origination, evaluation and commercialization, corporate strategy and team support. His areas of expertise include project development, supply chain risk-assessment, bio-resource trading, contracting and financing, and risk mitigation for bio-feedstock supply and bulk biomass export.
As head of Ecostrat’s Advisory Group, Jordan directed development the Biomass Supply Network© the largest proprietary biomass feedstock supply database in North America. He has led bioenergy and biogas feedstock consulting teams for: JP Morgan, Rabobank, Shell, Coca-Cola, Siemens, US Department of Energy, Enviva, McKinstry, NREL, DTE Energy, Macquarie Bank, Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), Blue Sphere, Southern Company, Rentech, Noresco, EDF, Sweetwater, Solvay, LaFarge, PGE, Eastman, Johnson Controls, and the Canadian government.
As head of the Biomass Supply Group, Jordan has overseen development and managed the operation of biomass supply chains for over 5,000,000 tons of feedstock over two decades for bioenergy, biofuel, biochemical and biogas projects. He has negotiated, structured supply chains, financed and executed bulk shipments of biomass overseas to Europe and Asia.
He is presently the leading partner with US National Laboratory INL in a 3 year project to develop the US National Standards for Biomass Supply Chain Risk for the US Department of Energy.
He has previously served on the Board of First Asset Renewable Power FlowThrough Limited Partnership as a Director of First Asset Power Funds Inc. (I, II, III, IV) and on the Board of Directors of the public Special Purpose Acquisition Corporation (SPAC) Dundee Acquisition Ltd. (TSX: DAQ.UN). He currently sits on the Bioenergy Feedstock National User Facility Advisory Board (Idaho National Laboratory / US Department of Energy).
Jordan holds a B.A. Honors (Eng. Phil.) from University of Western and a Masters in Environmental Studies with a specialty in Corporate Environmental Strategy from York University