Board Member
Our Board Members have proven experience and are industry leaders in Finance, Construction, Planning, Green Technology and Economic Development:

 greenbuildingprofessionalYu Yue Yen, is a Board Member of the Asian Pacific Revolving Loan Fund.

Yu Yue Yen is the Chairman and Executive Director of EcoTelesis International, Inc.


  • EcoTelesis International, Inc. Co-Founder and Chairman
  • South Bay Business Environmental Coalition, Co-Founder and past Chairman
  • Recycled Paper Coalition, Southern California Chapter, Co-Founder
  • Clean Air Now! Advisory Board

Financial Management and Business Development:

  • Built an environmental consulting firm and managed more than $5 million in contracts. Currently assisting start-up companies in formulating business plans and evaluating their products and services.
  • Raised over $500 million of debt, equity and initial public offerings from Wall Street and financial institutions.


  • Structured more than $700 million commercial paper, letters and credit facilities.
  • Negotiated over $200 million in financial vehicles to hedge residential mortgages.


  • Managed the financial viability of over $600 million real estate construction projects for single family, commercial and retirement communities.
  • Directed the initial offering of a $200 million incineration facility. Developed the business plan and worked with investment bankers to produce the initial public offering documents.


  • Directed Treasury and Finance Departments for Fortune 500 and start-up companies.

Environmental Management:

  • Manage EcoTelesis International, Inc.’s financial operation and environmental projects. Currently, the firm provides integrated, sustainable and cost effective environmental consulting solutions in the areas of solid waste regulatory compliance, waste management and recycling programs, permitting and technical assistance, sustainable practices and metrics development, and environmental education and outreach programs to over 50 clients including businesses such as Tetra Tech, Toyota, Waste Resources, Community Recycling and Resource Recovery, US EPA, CIWMB, City and County agencies, LA Regional Agency, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Diego and Dallas Fort Worth Airports, and universities.
  • Project Manager for several companies that are currently getting their buildings LEED certified.
  • Managed one of the most internationally publicized environmental business incubators that focus on emerging environmental technologies, Thousand Oaks Business Environmental Cluster (TOBEC).  Reviewed over 100 applicants, recruited and managed 16 companies utilizing the vertical integration philosophy (cross-sell technologies, products and services to each other as well as to domestic and international marketplace). The cluster was one of three environmental business incubators in the nation. 
  • Directed the Solid Waste Department for HLA, an environmental consulting firm, and managed over $2.0 million contracts with 15 military bases for the Navy and Marine Corps. Responsibilities included marketing, response to RFP’s, negotiate new contracts and prepare integrated solid waste management plans to comply with the Naval Operating Instructions (OPNAVINST 5090.1B), Marine Corps Order MCO P5090.2 and AB 939.
  • Project Manager for UCLA Extension Waste Management and Recycling Program for projects awarded by CIWMB.

Education, Media and Public Relations:

  • Developed and managed a class, “Business and the Environment”, that integrated environmental issues as part of the business management education at the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Business Management (UCLA GSM). Served as a Co-Instructor. 
  • Developed and managed an Environmental Internship Program for UCLA GSM to provide MBA students and businesses with hands-on experience and job opportunities. Participating companies included Teledyne, Northrop, Xerox, Nissan Motor Corp, Western Waste Industries, Roy F. Weston, Mattel, Gas Company, Warner Brothers and Fox Studio. Many students received job offers after internship with them.
  • Served as the Technical Editor for the project to UCLA Extension Waste Management and Recycling Program for the U.S. EPA research grant to develop a manual for quantification of business waste prevention (source reduction) practices. 
  • Held press conferences, participated in cable television and radio talk shows, worked with newspaper and magazine reporters to market TOBEC’s incubating companies, their technologies, products and services, and to educate the public about incubators and their benefits.
  • Hosted delegations from international companies and governmental agencies (including China, Japan, Morocco, Zimbabwe, British Columbia and Switzerland) at the TOEBC facility. The incubator concept was used as a model for their economic development program.
  • Speaker at various conferences sponsored by EPA, public agencies, non-profit and environmental organizations.
  • Developed and managed education seminars on waste prevention and recycling programs for pubic agencies and private businesses.