25 октября - 26 октября 2022
In-person: Copenhagen, Denmark

Argus Biomass Nordics & Baltics Conference

Speakers

Michael Christensen
Chief Operating Officer, CM Biomass
Since joining CM Biomass in 2017, Michael can be credited for CM Biomass’ exponential growth and increased global influence as a key market player. Michael has previously worked for shipping conglomerate Maersk and the Royal Danish Theatre. Michael studied his bachelors at Copenhagen Business school and has a Masters in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Econ...
Since joining CM Biomass in 2017, Michael can be credited for CM Biomass’ exponential growth and increased global influence as a key market player. Michael has previously worked for shipping conglomerate Maersk and the Royal Danish Theatre. Michael studied his bachelors at Copenhagen Business school and has a Masters in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics.
Henrik Brodin
Head of Energy, Sodra
Henrik Brodin is since December 2021 Head of Energy at the Swedish forest company Sodra. He joined Sodra 2009 and have hold various position in the energy area at the group. 7 years within purchasing and sales, 5 years within Business Development where he was responsible for the launch of the world’s first commercial biomethanol plant from forest residues. He has also been...
Henrik Brodin is since December 2021 Head of Energy at the Swedish forest company Sodra. He joined Sodra 2009 and have hold various position in the energy area at the group. 7 years within purchasing and sales, 5 years within Business Development where he was responsible for the launch of the world’s first commercial biomethanol plant from forest residues. He has also been responsible for the Sodra De-carbonization program, Public Affairs within energy and latest the Group Energy Strategy. Henrik is a member of the Board of Directors at Silva Green Fuel and the Swedish Bioenergy Association.
Oskar Meijerink
Team Lead - Future Fuels, SkyNRG
Oskar has been with SkyNRG since 2016. As leader of the future fuels team, he heads up the company’s pre-commercial supply chain development projects, wherein they work to commercialise new SAF pathways. The projects are twofold. On one hand, they work with technology partners to scale technology pathways, such as building a pilot or demonstration-scale SAF production faci...
Oskar has been with SkyNRG since 2016. As leader of the future fuels team, he heads up the company’s pre-commercial supply chain development projects, wherein they work to commercialise new SAF pathways. The projects are twofold. On one hand, they work with technology partners to scale technology pathways, such as building a pilot or demonstration-scale SAF production facility. On the other, the future fuels team works on the initial phases of new commercial SAF capacity development opportunities worldwide. Oskar studied energy science at Utrecht University, specialising in sustainable aviation fuels. He also studied investments in the SAF supply chain at Imperial College London during his graduation.
Fabien Méhu
Head of Biomass Trading, Engie
Fabien Méhu runs the biomass trading department within GDF Suez. He has worked in commodity markets for 12 years, having held various positions within the GDF Suez group. Fabien first worked in Paris for five years in the gas and LNG business before taking a power assets management and renewable certificate origination position in the UK. Fabien joined the Brussels-based c...
Fabien Méhu runs the biomass trading department within GDF Suez. He has worked in commodity markets for 12 years, having held various positions within the GDF Suez group. Fabien first worked in Paris for five years in the gas and LNG business before taking a power assets management and renewable certificate origination position in the UK. Fabien joined the Brussels-based coal, freight and biomass division in 2012, and became Head of Biomass Trading in 2014. He holds a postgraduate degree in mathematics, economy and finance from the University of Sciences and Economy of Paris.
Remigijus Lapinskas
President, World Bioenergy Association
Irene Di Padua
Policy Director, Bioenergy Europe
Irene has a background and hands-on experience in EU public affairs and advocacy. Her professional career started in the EU sustainability field, first from a regional and industrial perspective and then with a specific focus on the energy sector and renewable heat. In her role of Policy Director of Bioenergy Europe, she coordinates all activities relate to the bioenergy s...
Irene has a background and hands-on experience in EU public affairs and advocacy. Her professional career started in the EU sustainability field, first from a regional and industrial perspective and then with a specific focus on the energy sector and renewable heat. In her role of Policy Director of Bioenergy Europe, she coordinates all activities relate to the bioenergy sector at European and international level.
Mark Cooper
CEO, Prairie Clean Energy
Mark Cooper, MBA, PMP, is the President and CEO of Prairie Clean Energy, a Canadian bioenergy company headquartered in Regina, Saskatchewan. Previously, Mark served as the President and CEO of the Saskatchewan Construction Association, where he represented Saskatchewan’s 9,000+ construction companies. Mark has also served as Director of Policy and Communications for the Sa...
Mark Cooper, MBA, PMP, is the President and CEO of Prairie Clean Energy, a Canadian bioenergy company headquartered in Regina, Saskatchewan. Previously, Mark served as the President and CEO of the Saskatchewan Construction Association, where he represented Saskatchewan’s 9,000+ construction companies. Mark has also served as Director of Policy and Communications for the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association and the governments of Saskatchewan and Alberta. Mark received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Regina and his Master’s degree in Business Administration from Royal Roads University. Mark is a certified negotiator and mediator and a Project Management Professional.
Daniel Reinemann
Policy Officer, Bioenergy Europe
Daniel works as a Policy Officer for Bioenergy Europe engaged with EU public affairs and advocacy with a focus on sustainability, forestry, and renewable energy. Prior to Bioenergy Europe, he worked as a consultant on various sustainability topics in Sweden and Kazakhstan. He holds a Master of Science in Environmental Management and Policy from Lund University in Sweden an...
Daniel works as a Policy Officer for Bioenergy Europe engaged with EU public affairs and advocacy with a focus on sustainability, forestry, and renewable energy. Prior to Bioenergy Europe, he worked as a consultant on various sustainability topics in Sweden and Kazakhstan. He holds a Master of Science in Environmental Management and Policy from Lund University in Sweden and a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from the George Washington University in the United States.
Christian Rakos
President, World Bioenergy Association
Christian Rakos has been President of the World Bioenergy Association since May 2020. He is Chief Executive of Save Energy Austria, a company producing and trading energy efficiency certificates. Christian was President of the European Pellet Council in 2010-16 and since mid-2005 has been an Executive Director for Austrian pellet industry association ProPellets Austria. In...
Christian Rakos has been President of the World Bioenergy Association since May 2020. He is Chief Executive of Save Energy Austria, a company producing and trading energy efficiency certificates. Christian was President of the European Pellet Council in 2010-16 and since mid-2005 has been an Executive Director for Austrian pellet industry association ProPellets Austria. In 2004-05 he worked at the Irish Renewable Energy Information Office as European Projects Manager. Christian joined the Austrian Energy Agency in 1998 where he was responsible for renewable energies with a special focus on bioenergy. Between 1988 and 1998 he worked at the Institute for Technology Assessment at the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
William Boatwright
Senior Manager-Logistics and Climate Solutions, NORDEN
Freddie Staermose
Vice President, Generating Fuels and Dry Bulks, Argus
Freddie started work as a price reporter with ICIS Heren, covering commodities from power to gas to coal, before moving into the sharper end of the business with Noble Group, becoming their senior market analyst for thermal and coking coal. From there he moved to EdF where he worked as a fuel originator, working as part of a team that sourced 10mn t/yr of coal and 250,000 ...
Freddie started work as a price reporter with ICIS Heren, covering commodities from power to gas to coal, before moving into the sharper end of the business with Noble Group, becoming their senior market analyst for thermal and coking coal. From there he moved to EdF where he worked as a fuel originator, working as part of a team that sourced 10mn t/yr of coal and 250,000 t/yr of biomass for UK power plants. Freddie joined Argus as business development manager in January 2014, focusing on growing the company’s coal, iron ore, petroleum coke and biomass indexation and coverage.
Erisa Senerdem
Editor, Biomass, Argus
Erisa Senerdem is editor for the Argus Biomass Report. She has previously covered Petroleum Coke and contributed to the Argus Coal Daily International report as well as covering gas and power markets at Argus. Prior to Argus, she has worked as a researcher, university lecturer, journalist and a consultant. She has a Ph.D. in economics, with a special focus on the energy f...
Erisa Senerdem is editor for the Argus Biomass Report. She has previously covered Petroleum Coke and contributed to the Argus Coal Daily International report as well as covering gas and power markets at Argus. Prior to Argus, she has worked as a researcher, university lecturer, journalist and a consultant. She has a Ph.D. in economics, with a special focus on the energy field.
Shamsher Khan
Vice President, Asset Optimisation and Energy Trading , Stockholm Exergi
Mr Khan is currently the Vice-President of Asset Optimisation and Energy Trading at Stockholm Exergi. He has previously held positions at Fortum including Director of Production Optimisation and Fuel Management. He has been at Stockholm Exergi since 2018 assisting them with issues of electricity, phasing out of coal and fuel value chains.
Mr Khan is currently the Vice-President of Asset Optimisation and Energy Trading at Stockholm Exergi. He has previously held positions at Fortum including Director of Production Optimisation and Fuel Management. He has been at Stockholm Exergi since 2018 assisting them with issues of electricity, phasing out of coal and fuel value chains.
Manolis Karampinis
Director of Business Development and Membership, Bioenergy Europe