Chris is a founding partner of RETEGO and currently serves as our Vice President of Technology. In this position Chris is responsible for the technical development of the RETEGO instrumentation, chemical tests, and custom test requests. His familiarity with complex water chemistries and microbiology has enabled him to develop new anti-corrosion and scale cleaning treatment chemicals and processes and optimize water treatment processes, including the implementation of hydrogen sulfide treatments and bio-remediation protocols and analysis to mitigate oil spills. He has extensive experience in developing analysis methods for scale indices in municipal and industrial water supplies as well as sampling methods for indicators of corrosion. Chris also has extensive experience in monitoring water supplies for microbiological activity and the detection of pathogenic species therein. He has five U.S. issued patents for the detection and identification of microbial activity and other biological markers as well as other patent applications for detection of chemical species in water and water treatment.