Phil Winkler retired from Air Products in 2010 after a successful career in creating partnerships among government, industry, and academia to develop and commercialize new technologies. In 2011, Phil began a consulting practice focused on clean energy. He formed Government Contracting Specialists, LLC ( www.gcspecialists.com ), to assist businesses and organizations with research, development, and demonstration funding opportunities with the federal and state governments. He is also a Partner in LFG Resources, LLC ( http://www.lfgresources.com/ ) , providing creative solutions to a variety of industries. After relocating to Florida, Phil became a member of the Advisory Board Council at the Univ. of Central Florida’s Small Business Development Center, a peer reviewer for the Illinois Clean Coal Institute, and a member of the Clearwater Clean Coal Conference Planning Committee.
Phil is an AIChE Fellow and has been an active AIChE leader over the last 30 years. He served on the Board of Directors from 2003–2005, and was a founding member and chair of the Societal Impact Operating Council (SIOC). He has also chaired AIChE’s Lehigh Valley Section and the Government Relations Committee. He is currently a member of the Central Florida Section, the Speaker’s Corner, and is a Washington Internships for Students of Engineering (WISE) Mentor. Phil earned his BE in chemical engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology, and his MBA from Rutgers University.
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