Mr. Abboud is the lead operating partner for Industry Capital’s mission providing energy security for emerging & frontier markets primarily through its operating platform VFuels. The platform’s team engineers and develops projects in the energy mid and downstream sector primarily in West Africa. Mr. Abboud has over 20 years of management and business development experience in the field of oil & gas, green-house-gas emissions and associated gas flare reduction, and LPG distribution. Prior to VFuels, Mr. Abboud was an executive at EcoSecurities’ where he headed their Middle East North Africa operations and Biogas Asia division prior to its sale to J.P. Morgan Ventures Energy Corp. in 2009. Before that, Mr. Abboud structured and managed Thai Biogas Energy Co, co-founded Clean Energy Strategies and was the Project Manager for Al-Tayyar Energy. Mr. Abboud was a co-author of Guidebook to Financing CDM Projects in collaboration with UNEP. Mr. Abboud holds a BA in Industrial Engineering from Northeastern University in Boston and an MBA from Athabasca University Calgary.