Dr. Zoltan C. Mester, President of Z K M Consulting Services, earned his Ph.D. in chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and his M.S. in chemical engineering from the Technical University of Budapest, Hungary. Dr. Mester, REM, QEP, (Registered Environmental Manager and Qualified Environmental Professional, both nationwide environmental registrations), has 30 years of industrial, environmental, academic and consulting background. His past work includes both managerial and technical experience at major petrochemical, oil, and engineering/environmental firms. Currently, Dr. Mester is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board at Chapman University and he is a longtime guest lecturer at the University of Southern California. Dr. Mester is also a member of the Association of Professional Consultatnts. Among his international business development activities Dr. Mester served as a member of the California Trade Delegation and continues to conduct training seminars and workshops on environmental issues in the USA and in other countries.