Anthony Santelli II
Anthony Santelli II, Ph.D., 56, is the Chief Financial Officer and Board Member of Blue Biofuels, Inc. Before becoming the CFO, he was the Chief Operating Officer. His financial expertise along with his experience restructuring and building companies is the reason he was selected to be a board member and senior executive. Dr. Santelli served as a money manager for 20 years as the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of AES Capital, a hybrid venture capital-hedge fund management company. Dr. Santelli is an entrepreneur who has started, helped finance, or turnaround, various private companies and micro-cap publicly traded companies concentrating in the mining, energy and alternative energy fields. He has served in senior management and board positions at various private and micro-cap companies. Dr. Santelli received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University, did graduate studies in economics and finance at NYU, and has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Cornell University. He had taught economics and finance at Union College and George Mason University prior to creating AES Capital.