Benjamin Saydah | AIChE

Benjamin Saydah

After 15 years with BP Oil, Ben Saydah joined Sapphire Energy in 2011 where he is the Director of Algae Conversion and Oil Upgrading.   At Sapphire Energy he is leading the effort to scale up Sapphire’s proprietary algae to bio-crude oil conversion process and the operation of Sapphire’s demonstration scale algae conversion unit in New Mexico.

Ben holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Ohio University and a MBA from the University of Notre Dame.