Dr. Diana Mourato Benedek is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Anaergia Inc. and its affiliates. She is directly involved with all aspects of operations and is also managing the Company’s 3 Product Manufacturing Companies (UTS Products, Db technologies BV and Db technologies SRL).
Dr Benedek has over 30 years of experience in the environmental field. She started her career in Montreal at Sanexen and SNC Inc. in hazardous wastes and site remediation. IN 1992, she joined Zenon Environmental Inc. and specialized in water and wastewater treatment using membranes. Dr Benedek was part of the development team of the first immersed membrane in the world: ZeeWeed. Under her leadership, the company commercialized ZeeWeed in the Municipal field for both water and wastewater treatment. She grew the Municipal Department from nothing to a $200M/year business in 7 years which helped ZENON grow and be acquired by General Electric in 2006.
Dr Diana Benedek graduated from McGill University with a Bachelors in Microbiology and applied her know how to the environmental field by switching her focus to engineering. She received a Masters and a PhD from Mc Gill’s Civil Engineering Department.