We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.
Mr. Ric Hoefnagels
Ric Hoefnagels (MSc) is researcher at the Energy & Resources group of the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development at Utrecht University since 2008. He has been involved in many bioenergy projects, including macro-economic effects of bioenergy and biobased materials on a national level in the Netherlands and European and international projects on biomass potentials, trade and sustainability criteria of solid biomass. Furthermore, he has experience with greenhouse gas balances of biofuels, technological learning and CO2 capture and storage. He has frequently worked for IEA Bioenergy Task 40, amongst others on the development of a comprehensive GIS-based logistic model to analyze intra-European biomass trade. He is also member of the Biobench consortium, which recently advised the European Commission on the introduction of mandatory sustainability criteria for solid biomass and possible implications for bioenergy trade.
Mr. Ric Hoefnagels, Junior Researcher
University of Utrecht
Insights of Global Trade Flow (Limiting Factors, Cost Structures, etc)
Day 2 [Thu 23, February], at 12:10 PM