Hart Energy Research & Consulting (HERC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Huiming Li and Maëlle Soares-Pinto from our Fuels & Transport division. Huiming will be promoted to Director, International Fuel Quality Center (IFQC), while Maëlle will assume leadership of the Alternative Fuels Service (AFS) in addition to directing the Global Biofuels Center (GBC).
Huiming, based in Singapore, has been with Hart Energy for nine years and has done an outstanding job representing the company in the Asia Pacific region. She continues to run the day-to-day operations in our Singapore office and, in her previous role, directed Fuels & Transport research and consulting for the region. She specialized in Asian fuel quality, biofuels and alternative fuels policy, and market trends. She continues to serve as a senior analyst for HERC, regularly lending her expertise and strategic insights to clients. Huiming, a native of Singapore, earned her bachelor’s degree with honors in chemical engineering from the National University of Singapore.
Maëlle has been with Hart Energy for eight years and will direct research for both GBC and AFS. She is an internationally recognized expert on global biofuels policy, biofuels market and technology issues and advanced biofuels. Maëlle also directs HERC’s annual Global Biofuels Outlook and continues to serve as a senior analyst advising multinational companies and governments in Europe, Asia and the Americas on their biofuels strategies. Maëlle earned master’s degrees in process integration and environmental technology from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, U.K., and her bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Industries Chimiques, France.
Huiming and Maëlle can be contacted here.