4th Biomass Trade and Power Europe,

12-13 Feb, 2019 - Copenhagen, DENMARK

Copenhagen Marriott Hotel

About our Event Speakers

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.

Speakers at this Event

Arnold Dale

Arnold Dale

Vice President Bioenergy

Ekman & Co AB

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Arnold Dale

Arnold Dale

Vice President Bioenergy

Ekman & Co AB

AGENDA SESSION

European Heating Markets: Overview on Supply & Demand Fundamentals

Day 2 [Wed 13, February], at 02:15 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190203/speakers/ArnoldDale.jpgArnold Dale has been the Vice President Bioenergy with Ekman & Co in Sweden for the past nine years. Ekman & Co is one of the World’s leading sales and marketing organisations focusing on the global forestry industry. He is responsible for the sales and marketing of wood pellets from a variety of biomass producers in Russia, Canada, Israel, Europe and the USA.

Prior to joining Ekman & Co, Arnold was the Sales Director with the Swedish wood pellet producer, Latgran, based in Latvia. During his time with Latgran, Arnold was intricately involved with the new build of several large wood pellet plants across Latvia.

Mr. Thomas Meth

Mr. Thomas Meth

Co-Founder & Executive VP, Sales & Marketing

Enviva LP

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Mr. Thomas Meth

Mr. Thomas Meth

Co-Founder & Executive VP, Sales & Marketing

Enviva LP

AGENDA SESSION

Utility and Trader Panel

Day 1 [Tue 12, February], at 02:10 PM

The Next Frontier for the Wood Pellet Market: A Look at Future Markets for the Wood Pellet Industry

Day 1 [Tue 12, February], at 03:45 PM

Day 2 [Wed 13, February], at 03:45 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190203/speakers/ThomasMeth.jpgThomas Meth is a co-founder and Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Enviva. 

Enviva is the world’s largest producer of industrial wood pellets, a renewable and sustainable energy source used to generate electricity and heat. Thomas leads Enviva’s global sales and marketing team and is responsible for the company’s sustainability and regulatory initiatives.

Enviva owns and operates seven manufacturing facilities in five states across the Southeastern United States. The company exports its pellets through deep water marine terminals at the Port of Chesapeake, Virginia, the Port of Wilmington, North Carolina, the Port of Mobile, Alabama and the Port of Panama City, Florida.

Thomas holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration in Austria, and a Masters in Business Administration from The Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at The University of Virginia. 

Dr. William

Dr. William "Bill" Strauss

President & Founder

FutureMetrics, LLC

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Dr. William

Dr. William "Bill" Strauss

President & Founder

FutureMetrics, LLC

AGENDA SESSION

Return of Eastern Canada as a Global Pellet Producer

Day 2 [Wed 13, February], at 11:45 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190203/speakers/WilliamStrauss.jpgWilliam Strauss is the President and founder of FutureMetrics, LLC.  FutureMetrics is the leading global consultancy in the wood pellet sector.  FutureMetrics provides information, analysis, operations guidance, due diligence services, and strategic advice to many of the world’s leading companies who are in the wood pellet sector, or who are considering entering the sector. FutureMetrics combines deep operational expertise, powerful sector focused financial modeling skills, and thought leading market awareness.   Bill has an MBA specializing in finance and a PhD in economics and earth systems science.

Mr. Henry Pease

Mr. Henry Pease

Biomass Trader

RWE Supply & Trading GmbH

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Mr. Henry Pease

Mr. Henry Pease

Biomass Trader

RWE Supply & Trading GmbH

AGENDA SESSION

Global Producer Panel

Day 2 [Wed 13, February], at 03:45 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190203/speakers/HenryPease.jpgHenry Pease currently works in RWE Supply & Trading’s biofuels trading team. He has extensive experience of sourcing biomass from North America and Europe, including demonstrating the sustainability of the supply chain. He has worked closely on co-firing biomass at the Amer & Eemshaven Power Stations in Holland, as well as the conversion of Tilbury and Lynemouth Power Stations from coal to biomass in the UK. He has developed new biomass supply markets including residential heat in Europe and industrial demand in Asia. Prior to joining RWE Henry developed and raised funding for a biomass CHP and wood pellet plant in Belgium. He has an MBA from the University of Virginia and a BSc from University College London.