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February 2015: BioEnergy Design, LLC Looking for Biochar Distributor

We are in the process of building several plants in the San Joaquin Valley of California, United States; that will produce 10-20,000 short tons per year of biochar.  We need a representative that has proven biochar sales.

We have several products to those that have agricultural connections; they are:

  • Loose biochar
  • Pelletized biochar combined with digestate for nutritional value
  • Pelletized biochar combined with digestate and sprayed with organic, liquefied nitrogen
  • Pelletized biochar with only sprayed, organic, liquefied nitrogen
  • Custom pelletized biochar with nutritional characteristics specified by the customer

For more information, contact:
Greg Shipley;
BioEnergy Design, LLC
805-239-8714 – Office

December 2014: Executive Director, International Biochar Initiative

The International Biochar Initiative (IBI) is seeking a mission-focused and entrepreneurial Executive Director to lead the organization to its next level of financial, programmatic, and organizational success. This is an excellent position for a collaborative leader with demonstrated experience in fundraising and growing an organization, and the drive, tenacity, and independence to thrive in and lead a young and evolving international nonprofit. Interested individuals can view the full position description and apply directly here and we have also provided a brief summary of the opportunity below.

Executive Director – International Biochar Initiative

The biochar field is currently in a break-through technology development stage. As the only international nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering the advancement of sustainable biochar systems, the International Biochar Initiative (IBI) is uniquely positioned to scale up in the coming years, growing at pace with the quickly developing biochar field. Leveraging its expertise, IBI is ideally equipped to serve as the leading proponent of biochar, advocating its use where appropriate as a critical tool in improving the sustainability of agricultural production at all scales and addressing the global crises of food security and climate change. The Executive Director will build on IBI’s achievements to date by significantly increasing IBI’s revenue and membership, providing outstanding organizational leadership and vision to establish strategic priorities and goals, scaling up programs and activities, and passionately communicating IBI’s mission and accomplishments to internal and external stakeholders. The ideal candidate is a collaborative leader, an accomplished fundraiser, and an excellent manager who can leverage existing partnerships and foster new ones.

CEA Recruiting is assisting IBI with this search. If someone you know is interested in this leadership opportunity, or if you have names or organizations you could suggest for additional outreach, please contact Savanna Ferguson at