Dr. Anthony Michaels is a nationally recognized leader in sustainability, innovation and environmental science. Before joining the Midwestern BioAg team, Dr. Michaels was co-founder of Proteus Environmental Technologies, chief scientist at Pegasus Capital Advisors, president of ReCommunity Energy, and CEO of PhycoSystems. Dr. Michaels is board chair for the National Council for Science and the Environment and a board member at the Global Institute on Sustainability at Arizona State University. Previously, he chaired the Council of Environmental Deans and Directors, the Catalina Island Conservancy, and the NSF Advisory Committee on Environmental Research and Education. Dr. Michaels received his Ph.D. of Biology from University of California, Santa Cruz.