29 octubre - 31 octubre 2019
Copenhagen, Denmark

Argus Biomass Nordics and Baltics

Learn the latest developments and strategies from regional experts:

Søren Alsing
Head of Fuel, Bioenergy and Thermal Power, Ørsted
Søren joined Orsted in 2017, having worked at Swedish utility for Vattenfall 11 years, the last five of which he spent as Head of Global Commodities, based in Amsterdam. He was previously Head of Fuel at Energy E2, a former utility in eastern Denmark. Soren has also held various positions in the energy sector and EU Commission.
Søren joined Orsted in 2017, having worked at Swedish utility for Vattenfall 11 years, the last five of which he spent as Head of Global Commodities, based in Amsterdam. He was previously Head of Fuel at Energy E2, a former utility in eastern Denmark. Soren has also held various positions in the energy sector and EU Commission.
Juhan Aguraiuja
Head of Project Development, Danpower Eesti
Thomas Trebbien
Sales Manager, Blue Point Pellets
Michael Schytz
Head of Fuel and Logistics, Hofor
Michael Schytz heads the fuel procurement and logistics department at Hofor. He has been procuring biomass, both wood pellets and wood chips, for 10 years. He mainly focuses on procurement, supply chain development and sustainability.
Michael Schytz heads the fuel procurement and logistics department at Hofor. He has been procuring biomass, both wood pellets and wood chips, for 10 years. He mainly focuses on procurement, supply chain development and sustainability.
Lauma Kazuša
Head of Market Analysis, SUEZ Trading Europe
Lauma joined SUEZ Trading Europe in 2018 and heads market analysis activities for all trading streams – alternative fuels, wood, paper, plastics and non-ferrous metals. She has been working with biomass energy and EfW sectors for nearly 15 years, with previous professional experiences in due diligence work, market assessments and competitive analysis.
Lauma joined SUEZ Trading Europe in 2018 and heads market analysis activities for all trading streams – alternative fuels, wood, paper, plastics and non-ferrous metals. She has been working with biomass energy and EfW sectors for nearly 15 years, with previous professional experiences in due diligence work, market assessments and competitive analysis.
April Poore
Acting Editor, Argus
Michael Christensen
Chief Operating Officer, CM Biomass
Arnold Dale
Vice President Bioenergy, Ekman & Co
Arnold is Vice-President Bioenergy at Ekman & Co in Gothenburg, Sweden. Ekman is one of the world’s leading sales and marketing organisations, focusing on the global forestry industry. He is responsible for the sale and marketing of wood pellets, including the 900,000t of wood pellets produced by Vyborgskaya in Russia. Before joining Ekman, Arnold was Sales Director at Swe...
Arnold is Vice-President Bioenergy at Ekman & Co in Gothenburg, Sweden. Ekman is one of the world’s leading sales and marketing organisations, focusing on the global forestry industry. He is responsible for the sale and marketing of wood pellets, including the 900,000t of wood pellets produced by Vyborgskaya in Russia. Before joining Ekman, Arnold was Sales Director at Swedish pellet producer Latgran in Latvia. Arnold has recently been elected Chairman of the European Industrial Pellet Suppliers (EIPS) group and is a board member of The European Pellet Council (EPC).
Sasja Christensen
Research Manager - Dry Bulk, Maersk Broker
Sasja works at Maersk Broker, one of the world’s leading shipbrokers providing services for the seaborne transportation of containers, dry bulk cargoes, oil and other commodities. She is involved in research at Maersk Broker, producing short-term and long-term market analysis and forecasts for the dry bulk sector. She was previously an analyst at a larger Danish dry bulk s...
Sasja works at Maersk Broker, one of the world’s leading shipbrokers providing services for the seaborne transportation of containers, dry bulk cargoes, oil and other commodities. She is involved in research at Maersk Broker, producing short-term and long-term market analysis and forecasts for the dry bulk sector. She was previously an analyst at a larger Danish dry bulk shipowner and operator and brings a solid commercial perspective to dry bulk research. Sasja holds an MSc in International Business from Copenhagen Business School and an MSc in Contemporary China Studies from the University of Oxford.
Carsten Huljus
Chief Executive Officer, SBP
Carsten joined SBP on 1 May 2016 as Chief Executive. He has a wealth of experience and a detailed understanding of forest management and chain of custody certification schemes, being involved in managing sustainability certifications for nearly 16 years. Prior to joining SBP, he was Managing Director of GFA Certification, part of the GFA Consulting Group, which in 2000 bec...
Carsten joined SBP on 1 May 2016 as Chief Executive. He has a wealth of experience and a detailed understanding of forest management and chain of custody certification schemes, being involved in managing sustainability certifications for nearly 16 years. Prior to joining SBP, he was Managing Director of GFA Certification, part of the GFA Consulting Group, which in 2000 became the first German company and certification body to be accredited by the Forest Stewardship Council. He joined GFA in 2002 and built a global operating certification business for sustainable forestry from scratch, adding Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes and legality verification to the service portfolio. He introduced co-operate quality management within the GFA group and headed the process until initial independent auditing against ISO 9001. Carsten built strong working relationships with the many stakeholders involved in the certification process. He understands the views of stakeholders and is experienced in addressing their concerns. Carsten holds a masters in international forestry from Georg-August University Gottingen.
Gilles Gauthier
General Manager, European Pellet Council (AEBIOM)
Gilles Gauthier currently works as a bioenergy expert for European biomass association Aebiom and as general manager of the European Industry of Pellet Suppliers (EIPS) and the European Pellet Council (EPC). He mainly works on pellet issues such as ENplus certification management, market data, pellet safety and communication. His background is as an industrial engineer wit...
Gilles Gauthier currently works as a bioenergy expert for European biomass association Aebiom and as general manager of the European Industry of Pellet Suppliers (EIPS) and the European Pellet Council (EPC). He mainly works on pellet issues such as ENplus certification management, market data, pellet safety and communication. His background is as an industrial engineer with a specialisation in agriculture and the environment. He previously spent more than two years working as a project engineer for a Belgian agropellets producer. He was in charge of R&D before assuming responsibility for agropellets formulation and sales. Gilles later worked for Belgian biomass association ValBiom, initially in charge of energy crops and wood pellets, before becoming the association’s co-ordinator.
Jamie Aldridge
Reporter, Argus
Erik Werner Keis
Head of Energy Planning, Helsingor Utilities
Patryk Dunal
Head of Biomass Procurement, Enea
Claus Mogensen
Country Manager, Denmark, SCANDBIO
Małgorzata Jędrychowska
Director Market Ops. Department, Enea
Anders Fenger
Senior Business Analyst, Ørsted

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