DeLome Fair new president, CEO of Synthesis Energy Systems
Ms. Fair joined the SES executive team in December, 2014 as Senior Vice President, Gasification Technology, and in March, 2015 was additionally named President of SES Technologies, LLC.
Prior to joining SES in December, 2014, Ms. Fair served in executive positions with General Electric for five years. Her most recent position was General Manager for GE's global gasification business from 2011-2014. Ms. Fair's expertise in gasification and IGCC technology led to her appointment as the first female Chief Consulting Engineer for GE Energy in 2008.
Ms. Fair has been involved in design, startup and technical support for nearly half of the IGCC power generated in the world today. In 2003, Ms. Fair, served as a commercial manager, responsible for all aspects of gasification sales and contract negotiation for Texaco.
After Texaco's gasification business was acquired by GE, she became the Product Line Leader for GE's IGCC Reference Plant - responsible for defining the Reference Plant to meet market requirements and assist in the commercialization of this product.
Ms. Fair began her career in gasification at Texaco in 1991, where she held multiple technology roles of increasing responsibility. Prior to moving into commercialization positions, she served as the Technology Manager for a world scale IGCC and Polygeneration facility. Ms. Fair had overall technical responsibility for the design effort and led the preliminary design and design optimization phases of the project development.
Ms. Fair received her Masters of Science and Bachelors of Science, both in Chemical Engineering, from the University of Kansas. ■