Christopher Belchers, President & Chief Executive Officer
Chris has 30+ years of general management, consulting, and international experience. As a CEO of a mid-sized company with 650 employees, he has first-hand knowledge of the needs of such businesses. As a consultant, he was worked intimately with some 200 companies, ranging from start-ups to $billion corporations, primarily to improve their business strategy, marketing and organization. Many of his clients are engaged in manufacturing and high technology.
Chris is a chartered accountant, and holds a B Com degree from the University of Natal
Ian McGregor, Chief Technology Officer
Ian is a Professional Engineer who has served Fielding Chemical Technologies in various capacities (including President) since 1978. In that time he has initiated many innovations in the solvent recycling industry. A believer in lifelong education, he recently earned his Masters of Engineering in Advanced Manufacturing through the University of Toronto ADMI programme. Ian is an inventor of Drystill's TIEGA technology, as well as membrane-related technology.
Ian is a qualified M.Eng P.Eng, and holds a BA.Sc.degree from the University of Toronto.
John Belchers, Chief Financial Officer
John has 30+ years of highly successful achievements in private and publicly held companies ranging from $5 million to $5 billion in annual revenues. He has worked as General Manager, COO and CFO in services, e-commerce and high technology businesses. He is also experienced in capital raising, M&A and turnaround management, and has led 3 successful IPOs.
John is a chartered accountant, chartered management accountant, and holds a BS Business Science degree from the University of Cape Town.