Expert in Coffee Processing, Coffee Wastes Treatment, Factory Designs and Layout.
Expert ID: 729798 New Zealand
Expert was part of a small team which undertook an assessment of the Coffee industry of Tanzania for the European Union in 2004. This was to assess the future viability and identify weak spots where the E.U. could introduce an aid program.In 2005 Expert was sent to the Honduras to provide a report on the quality of coffee and how it could be improved by better processing methods.From 2001 to 2005 Expert, under a German P.P.P. Aid scheme, paid a annual visit to the Central Provinces of Vietnam to upgrade the arabica industry there. By 2005 farmers were getting 5 times the price that they had in 2001.
|Year: 1963||Degree: B.Sc.||Subject: Industrial Chemistry and Microbiology.||Institution: University of Otago New Zealand.|
|Years: 2000 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Coffee Consultant||Department:||Responsibilities: Development of the 3rd World Coffee Industry.
R & D coffee wastes treatment. This included consultancies to Vietnam, Tanzania, Honduras, India, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea.
|Years: 1990 to 1999||Employer: Coffee Industry Corp of Papua New Guinea||Title: Prin. Res.Scientist & Factory Manager.||Department: Coffee Processing.||Responsibilities: Expert was responsible for all matters of coffee harvesting and processing through the Institutes factory handling >20 tonnes/day of research coffee varieties and trials. His particular brief was to develop renewable energy sources from Coffee factory wastes|
|Years: 1979 to 1983||Employer: Republic of Vanuatu.||Title: Officer for Rural Industry & Development.||Department: Prime Ministers Office, Central Planning||Responsibilities: Expert was in charge of Village & Rural Industry, including coffee.
Also Rural Water Supply and Renewable Energy Sources.
These included Firewood, Charcoal, Coconut oil to diesel, Solar and Wind engineering.
|Years: 1983 to 1989||Employer: Presbyterian Church of New Zealand.||Title: Parish Minister||Department: Sthld Presbytery||Responsibilities: Pastoral Care of Rural Parish.|
|Years: 1966 to 1979||Employer: Presbyterian Church of New Zealand||Title: Director Southern Islands New Hebrides||Department: Overseas Missionary Service||Responsibilities: Expert as well as being in charge of Ministry in the 5 Southern Islands of the Pacific Island group of the New Hebrides, later Vanuatu. Ran the Village Industry Training Centre Workshops for the Presbyterian Mission. On Independance in 1979, he moved into Government and followed up this work in from the Govt.. Central Planning Office.|
|Years: 1979 to 1983||Agency: N.Z. Dept of External Affairs||Role: Energy Planner Govt of Vanuatu.||Description: On the Independence of the Republic of Vanuatu,
Expert was seconded to the Central Planning Office with responsibility for rural industry Energy and water supplies.
|Years: 1990 to 1999||Agency: Dept of Agriculture P.N.G.||Role: Principal Research Scientist||Description: Head of Research and Factory Manager.|
|Associations / Societies|
|A.N.Z. Assoc Gas Engineers;
M.N.Z. Waste Water Assoc.;
M.S.F. Applied Microbiology. prev. M.I.E.E.E.
|Licenses / Certifications|
|N.Z. auto.Gas Fuels Cert.;
N.Z ARC.(Radio operator);
N.Z. Electrical Servicemans Cert.
|Principal Research Scientist;
Coffee Processing. P.N.G.;
Energy Planner. Prime Ministers Office Republic of Vanuatu.
|Awards / Recognition|
|Queens Silver Jubilee Medal;
Services to Industry. New Hebrides.
Medal of Merit.
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Numerous publications and Research Reports. P.N.G. C.I.C. Coffee Research Institute.|
|Training / Seminars|
|ExpertCalvert has Conducted many courses and seminars on coffee processing and technology. It was part of his job at the C.R.I.|
|As a Research person at the P.N.G C.R.I., ExpertCalvert has had a lot of experience in sourcing and searching for new equipment, technology and new processes for coffee farmers and factories.|
|ExpertCalvert's background in microbiology has allowed him to develop many new processes in the fermentation, washing and drying of coffee parchment. Also in wastes treatment processes.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|A further area of skills shown by ExpertCalvert is his background in electronics. Initially as a hobby in Amateur Radio, leading onto modern research equipment, Computing, Coffee sorting, Data logging, Gas Chromatography, Weather recording and machine control.
Additionally, being brought up on a farm with a well equipped workshop, ExpertCalvert has all the basic mechanical skills, electric/gas welding, fitting, suitable for machinery repair in remote areas.
|Pacific Islands Pidgin.||From Papua new Guinea pidgin to Vanuatu Bislama Expert has negotiated his way around the Pacific Islands.|