Matthew Newman brings more than 15 years of operations, maintenance, and leadership experience to his role as Senior Vice President Operations at Aries.
Arriving at Aries from his time with Mississippi Power on the Kemper County Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) project, Mr. Newman was an integral part of a world class team which successfully started and operated the Kemper facility. Mr. Newman’s time with Aries includes commercialization of the Downdraft Technology, project execution for startup and COD of the Aries Green biochar production facility, and most recently, commissioning of the Aries Fluidized Bed Technology in Linden, NJ. His career includes leadership responsibilities within chemical plant operations in both production and maintenance furthered by leadership responsibilities in gasification and power generation operations and maintenance. Mr. Newman is an experienced leader with a diverse skill set that includes leadership in continuous improvement, process change, project and outage management, safety and training, Six Sigma, and root cause analysis among others.
Mr. Newman is a graduate of the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor of Science in Business and Marketing and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.