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WasteFuel Names Mario De La Ossa President

March 24, 2021

SANTA MONICA, CA – WasteFuel, a California-based next-generation waste-to-fuels company that uses proven technologies to address the climate emergency and revolutionize mobility, announced today the promotion of Mario De La Ossa to President.

De La Ossa will oversee the team’s efforts to scale existing projects to achieve maximum impact from both an economic and impact perspective.


“Mario has been a key part of our success to date, and we are thrilled to have him assume this important leadership position,” said Trevor Neilson CEO of WasteFuel.


De La Ossa was previously Chief Commercial Officer at WasteFuel. He has extensive expertise in renewable fuels commercial optimization, the energy sector, and private markets. De La Ossa founded MDO Energy Insight, was a Managing Director at Silverpeak, and has held leadership positions with prominent oil supply and trading groups.


“As someone who spent the majority of my career working to supply hydrocarbons to the marketplace, I’m excited about the opportunity to extend that mandate using new technologies, partnerships, and the rising global awareness to address the climate emergency. I’m honored to help Trevor, the WasteFuel team and all of our partners execute our mission to scale proven commercial solutions to remove carbon and mitigate climate change,” said Mario De La Ossa.


Prior to entering the private sector, De La Ossa served as a U.S. Naval Officer. He holds a BS degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and an MA from Norwich University.


Recently, WasteFuel announced that NetJets, the world’s largest private jet company, made a significant investment in the company and committed to purchase 100 million gallons of WasteFuel’s sustainable aviation fuel over the next decade.

About WasteFuel 

WasteFuel is a next-generation waste-to-fuels company that uses proven technologies to convert municipal waste into renewable fuels. The company seeks to address the climate emergency and revolutionize mobility. For more information visit:

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