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Kevin Fingerman


Dr. Kevin Fingerman is an Assistant Professor in the department of Environmental Science and Management at Humboldt State University and a Fellow of the International Institute for Sustainability Analysis and Strategy (IINAS). His research has investigated the broad-based environmental and social impacts of energy technology and policy choices. In particular, he has studied the life cycle water and greenhouse gas impacts of bioenergy systems as well as policy design to improve the environmental and social performance of fuels. Kevin has served in a consulting capacity on bioenergy sustainability issues for several California regulatory agencies, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the Packard Foundation, Friends of the Earth International, and several private sector entities.

Prior to his current post, he worked in Rome for the Global Bioenergy Partnership housed at the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. While there, he provided support to the governments of Indonesia and Colombia in evaluating the environmental and social impacts of their biofuel industries, and in formulating policies to address those impacts. Kevin earned his Ph.D. in Energy & Resources from the University of California, Berkeley and is a published author on various bioenergy topics.

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Barbara J. Bramble


Barbara J. Bramble heads the International Climate and Energy Program at the National Wildlife Federation.

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Sriram Srinivasan


Sriram Srinivasan has more than 25 years of in-depth experience in various areas including finance and strategy.

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Jill Kauffman Johnson


Jill Kauffman Johnson is the Vice President of Global Sustainability and External Affairs at TerraVia (formerly Solazyme).

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Dr. Kevin Fingerman


Dr. Kevin Fingerman is an Assistant Professor in the department of Environmental Science and Management at Humboldt State University.

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Arturo R. Barrit


Arturo R. Barrit, is chief of the Environmental Protection and Safety Office of the Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP).

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Maarten van Dijk


Maarten van Dijk is CEO at SkyNRG. He has been involved in the company right from the start in 2010.

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