Cynthia Thyfault
Founder & CEO

Cynthia Thyfault

14425 Falcon Head Blvd.
Bldg. E, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78738


Founded in 1994, QuantaVision, Inc. stands at the forefront of the low-carbon technology sector. Our mission is to accelerate the development and deployment of low-carbon and sustainable technologies globally. By integrating deep industry knowledge with rigorous project risk assessment and business consulting based on international standards, we provide our clients with unparalleled insights and financial solutions. Over the years, our efforts have secured over $4 billion in financing for projects ranging from biomass conversion technologies to bio-power and value-added agricultural manufacturing, impacting markets both domestically and internationally.
Our work is known as the “Gold Standard” at USDA, DOE, and other federal agencies, and over the years we have assisted our clients to tap into these financing mechanisms, as well as working with the private bond market and impact investors.

Company Evolution


Established as Westar Trade Resources.


Rebranded to Global BioFuture Solutions.


 Company rebranded as QuantaVision to further diversify our services into serving
our clients by providing these key consulting services:

• Help our clients to “Work Smarter, Not Harder” to accomplish long-lasting
financial and sustainable success for their companies.
• The ”Science” – organize and present key data that is needed for a variety of
• The “Art” – preparing quality and timely reports – Sustainability Reports, ESG
Reports, Feasibility Studies, and others as needed.
• The “Voice” – provide consulting and marketing services to properly present this
data to investors, employees, customers, and other stakeholders.

Our commitment extends beyond mere consulting to embedding ESG principles deeply
into our corporate ethos, influencing everything from internal culture to client interactions.
This approach has positioned us not only as a leader in sustainability but also as a trusted
partner in fostering responsible business practices worldwide.


Recognized in the "Top 100 People in the Bioeconomy" by Biofuels Digest for 2016 and 2017, and the "Top 500 People Globally in the Bioeconomy" for 2023 and 2024. She also received a CAAFI Special Award in December 2018 honoring her significant contributions to enabling successful financing of alternative jet fuel projection facilities.

Speaking Engagements

A prominent speaker, including a notable TEDx Talk at the Women in Cleantech and Sustainability Conference at Google headquarters.

Education and Training

Holds a bachelor’s degree in business from West Texas A&M University, with further qualifications from the Darren Hardy Business Master Class and other leadership programs.

Personal Bio: Cynthia Thyfault, Founder and CEO

Cynthia Thyfault, founder and CEO of QuantaVision, is a venerated figure in the realm of
sustainable technology. Raised on a farm in central Kansas, Cynthia’s early experiences
instilled in her a profound respect for nature and the principles of sustainable agriculture.
These formative years shaped her professional ethos and spurred her dedication to
environmental and social impact, which is palpable in every venture she undertakes.

Current Roles and Contributions

Cynthia currently serves as the Chairman of the Energy Subcommittee of the National Rural Lenders Association and is actively involved with several significant industry groups, including the Global Impact Investing Network, the Climate Bonds Initiative, and the Commercial Alternative Aviation Fuels Initiative (CAAFI).

Ms. Thyfault also previously served as an appointed member, Chairman Emeritus (and is
one of 36 members nationwide) and as the Chairman for the Global Decarbonization
Subcommittee for the sixth charter on the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
Advisory Committee (“REEEAC”). She has been appointed to serve on the REEAC from
2012-2022. REEEAC advises the United States Department of Commerce Secretary on
competitiveness issues facing U.S. renewable energy and energy efficiency exports. The
committee also provides advice on the development and administration of programs and policies to expand U.S. renewable energy, trade policy negotiations relating to U.S.
energy efficiency exports, and the policies of foreign governments impacting the export
of U.S. energy services and technologies.

Her contributions extend across other various boards and committees, where she advises
on ESG standards, green bond criteria, and climate-related financial disclosures.

Through her leadership, Cynthia Thyfault and QuantaVision are not just participants but
leaders in the global transition towards sustainable energy and responsible corporate
practices, influencing policies, and shaping the future of the industry.

Professional Journey and Achievements

Cynthia's professional journey is marked by her pioneering work in the advanced biofuels industry since 2007, where she has played a critical role in the development and financing of cutting-edge biofuel and biochemical technologies. Her expertise is frequently sought after in international standards and best practices for ESG, risk management, and sustainable development goals.