FORRESTAL CONSULTANTS’ professionals have operated together since 1981 both domestically and international across North America, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Europe (West and East)

Staff Profile

  • Significant industry and consulting experience [Fortune 500 at corporate and divisional levels] across a wide range of industries and geographies
  • Technical [ChE, ME, Chemistry, Life Sciences] and academic qualifications [MBA, MS, PHD] from leading universities
  • Professional standing [PE, CMC, Societies]
  • Multilingual, multinational
  • Pragmatic and entrepreneurial viewpoint
  • Common sense and good judgement
  • Presentation and analytical skills
  • Strategic and tactical thinkers

Key Management Staff and Locations

PrincetonAl Sagarese
Los AngelesTerry Baker
BostonRoy Janis
GenevaRoy Damary
MoscowValeria Ryssina
Tel AvivAmi Talmor
Sao PauloJorge Landmann
Mexico CityPedro Ortiz
JakartaGunter Schwarze
BangaloreMudimbi Siddharth
MumbaiSiddhartha Guha
TokyoKunio Oshima

Key Staff in North America

Forrestal believe that staff motivation, client commitment and expertise are critical elements in our client satisfaction; therefore, we have listed the key staff. Each consultant typically has over 20 years experience in industry and in the profession with strong educational backgrounds both technical and advanced degrees from leading institutions: Clarkson, Columbia, Duke, Lehigh, MIT, James Madison, Ohio University, Princeton, Rutgers, University of Connecticut, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pittsburgh, University of Syracuse, Vanderbilt, Wharton and Yale.

Al Sagarese, PE, CMC, President
John Jones, Chief Operating Executive
Terry Baker, Executive Director-Western Region
Roy Janis, Executive Director-Strategy Consulting
Miguel Zweig, Executive Director-Latin America
Brian Tartell, Managing Director
Ian Gordon, PhD, Ingredients
Kevin O’Sullivan, Alliance Partner-Training & Consulting
Doug Shellington, Director-Mechanical Sciences
Bill Ridenour, Alliance Partner-Corporate Development
Sid Siddharth, Associate Director-Materials
Jack Peregrim, Alliance Partner-Planning & Development
Mitch Zimmer, Director
Terry Baker, II, Director-Western Region
Richard Gearhart, Esq., Patent Attorney
Joe Porcelli, PhD, Director-Process Development and Licensing


Forrestal Consultants subscribe to the code of ethics developed by leading organizations. Senior members of the firm are elected members of these organizations.