NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Coal Technologies, Inc. (CCTC) ("the Company"), an emerging cleaner-energy company utilizing patented technology to convert raw coal into a cleaner burning and more efficient fuel, today announced that Dr. Scott Younger has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. Dr. Younger's distinguished career in business, academia and public policy earned him an OBE (Order of the British Empire) in 2003.
As a civil engineer, infrastructure development consultant, adviser and academic with 35 years of experience in South East Asia, Dr. Younger's expertise covers mining, highways, water and ports . Since 1978, he has been involved in infrastructure projects across ten countries in Asia, many in conjunction with the world's leading lending agencies. He has served on a number of international and regional bodies associated with infrastructure delivery and is a regular contributor to conferences as well as academic and non-academic publications, including Forbes and Globe Asia magazine.
Dr. Younger takes an active interest in regional economic and political development, triggered by participation in UK politics in the early 1970s. He was Chairman of Strategic Intelligence from 1998-2001, and for the past decade he has been co-Chair of the Indonesian branch of D Group, an influential London-based business networking company. Since 1995 he has been actively involved with the British and, from 2005, European Chambers of Commerce in Indonesia. He is currently senior Vice Chairman of the International Business Chamber, which he joined in 2003. All these organs connect into government. In 1997, he served as secretary of the ASEAN-EU Business Dialogue for that year.
Dr. Younger is also a passionate advocate of Sustainable Development. Since 1999 he has been Commissioner/Adviser of the East Bali Poverty Project, a successful Bali-based sustainable development project that has transformed the lives of 17,000 people from abject poverty to a thriving community.Dr. Younger currently serves as Independent Commissioner of PT Nusantara Infrastructure Tbk, a publicly listed company invested in Indonesian toll roads and ports, and as President Commissioner of Glendale Partners, a consultancy specializing in project development and advisory services.