Energy Advisor, Global Energy Mentors
Stephen Sims is the VP of Business Development for Universal Fuel Technologies (UFT) marketing the Flexiforming catalyst and process which converts naphtha and light alcohols to gasoline and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at 1/2 the current cost.
Stephen’s career has been with major international oil companies in technical, operations, strategy and business development. He began with ExxonMobil and retired from ConocoPhillips in 2009 where in his last assignment, he led the formation of an $8 billion refining JV.
He is also an independent energy consultant including several projects for the World Bank most recently for Jordan and Ethiopia. He is a volunteer for the Global Energy Mentors in Houston helping early stage, new technology startups targeting the energy industry.
Stephen holds an MBA from the University of Houston and BS / MS in chemical engineering from Virginia Tech.