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Steven Slome

Project Manager, Energy and Chemicals Consulting


Steven is a Project Manager working in Nexant’s Energy and Chemicals Consulting group. He is the program manager and founder of the Biorenewable Insights program, in which reports are published in various areas of biorenewable chemicals, fuels and feedstocks and is an expert in renewable energy and chemicals. During his time at Nexant, Steven has been involved in multiple areas of market and technical research, participated in the evaluation of bio-based fuels and polymers, been involved in many single client projects as well as written several multiclient reports, including reports on first and second generation biobased carbohydrate feedstocks (e.g., corn, sugarcane, and cellulosic biomass), first and second generation biobased oleaginous feedstocks (e.g., soy, palm, and advanced feedstocks such as algae), biobased chemicals, as well as biofuels (first generation and next generation). Single client work has included in depth analyses of technologies and markets for first and second generation biofuels and chemicals, feasibility studies, siting studies, market research, as well as technoeconomic due diligence. Steven has also been involved in a number of due diligence engagements in the, many in the biotech area, and frequently in advance of IPOs and private investment. These due diligence engagements have included algae technologies (both photosynthetic and heterotrophic), multiple different types of fermentation technologies, several different thermochemical technologies, as well as some purely chemical/catalytic technologies. Steven has been with Nexant for over 7 years, since he graduated from SUNY Purchase with a degree in Biochemistry in 2007.

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