Eric Knutzen

Mr. Knutzen has several decades of finance experience, including assignments overseas in Sweden for the CPA firm of KPMG (formerly Deloitte in Sweden) and CFO for Lear Corporation AB with 3,500 employees and eight subsidiaries. Eric later co-founded a profitable consulting firm, bringing the firm within three years to 72 consultants, with offices in Sweden, England, Honolulu and Shanghai.Eric co-founded Green Energy Hawaii, LLC in 2005 and recently celebrated the opening of the “First Closed-loop Biomass-to-Energy Plant in the USA”, supplying 12.4% of Kauai’s energy. Mr. Knutzen is also familiar with public service, being appointed by the mayor of Kauai as Deputy Director of Finance. He is a Finance graduate of San Diego State University, where he also obtained his MBA.