Advisor

Work Experience

President and Chief Executive Officer
Amyris
2007 - Present
As President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Melo has led Amyris through successful technology development, commercial start up and a series of funding rounds, including the initial public offering in the fall of 2010.
Board of Directors
Renmatix Inc.
2011 - 2012
Mr. Melo is an appointed member to the U.S. section of the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum.
Board of Directors
U.S. Venture, Inc.
2006 - 2012
Mr.Melo also serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bay Area Biosciences Association (BayBio).
President of U.S. fuels operations
BP Plc (formerly British Petroleum)
1997 - 2007
Mr. Melo served in various senior management positions at BP Plc (formerly British Petroleum) most recently as President of U.S. fuels operations where he successfully led programs to increase marketing volumes, reduce costs, and significantly improve financial returns. During his tenure at BP, Mr. Melo also served as Chief Information Officer of the refining and marketing segment; Senior Advisor for e-business strategy to Lord Browne, BP group chief executive; and Director of global brand development. In this last role, he helped develop the “Helios” re-branding effort.