Russ Teall

Russ Teall

Russ Teall is an internationally acknowledged leader in biofuels with more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of the industry including legal and regulatory affairs.  Current President California Biodiesel Alliance; California Air Resources Board Panel on the Low Carbon Fuel Standard; and Panelist for the CIA’s Afghan Energy Project.  Former Vice Chair, National Biodiesel Board and Chair of the NBB Legislative Committee.

Russ Teall has successfully evolved patented and proprietary biorefinery technology in conjunction with the US Navy and the California Energy Commission. The most recent generation of equipment, the MPU (Modular Production Unit) brings automation and remote real-time sensing to biofrefineries as part of an integrated self-sustaining system, utilizing anaerobic digestion, gasification, solar, and advanced agricultural and algaculture. He was the former Vice-Chairman of the National Biodiesel Board, and is currently President of the California Biodiesel Alliance. He has provided biorefinery consulting services to private companies, governments and trade associations throughout the world, including the US, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Canada, China, Dominican Republic, Ghana, Haiti, Hong Kong and the PRC, India, Israel, Malaysia, Mexico, the Philippines, Singapore, South Africa and Thailand.

UC Santa Barbara, BS;  UC Berkeley, Boalt Hall, JD.