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Thomas Rötger

International Air Transport Association (IATA) (Switzerland) -Chair of Chamber 2 - End Users, Blenders and Investors

Thomas Rötger joined IATA in 2008 as Assistant Director Environment Technology. One of his main activities is to implement IATA’s strategy for the deployment of aviation biofuels. He is a member of the UN International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) working groups on emissions, on sustainable alternative fuels and on environmental impact science. He is rapporteur of the Environment and Energy working group in the Advisory Council for Aviation Research and Innovation in Europe (ACARE). From 1988 to 2008 he worked at Airbus in Toulouse and Hamburg, with a focus on environmental topics such as noise and emissions reduction. He studied physics and chemistry in Heidelberg, Hamburg and Grenoble and holds a doctoral degree in physics.

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Board of Directors

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RSB Secretariat

Runs the process to develop and revise the RSB standard.

Sam P. Huttenbauer

Great Plains Oil & Exploration LLC (USA) - Chamber 1 - Growers and Producers

Sam Huttenbauer is the CEO of Great Plains Oil and Exploration, a renewable energy corporation which is the leading developer of camelina-based biofuels and biochemicals.

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Samantha Hampton

Sunchem Biofuel Development (South Africa) - Chamber 1 - Growers and Producers

Samantha Hampton is Head of Business Development and Sustainability at Sunchem Biofuel Development South Africa (Sunchem SA).

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Darrin Morgan

Boeing (USA) - Chamber 2 - End Users, Blenders and Investors

Darrin Morgan leads strategy development and execution for Boeing Commercial Airplanes’ Sustainable Aviation Fuels Program as Director.

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Ian Cruickshank

South African Airways (RSA) - Chamber 2 - End Users, Blenders and Investors

Ian Cruickshank heads up South African Airways (SAA) Group Environmental Affairs with the goal of ensuring that the SAA Group is the most environmentally sustainable airline group in the world.

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Olivier Geneviève

Sucre Ethique (France) - Chamber 3 - Social

Olivier Geneviève is an economist trained at University of Lyon 2 (France) and University of São Paulo (Brazil). He is a professor in international trade at INSEEC (Lyon).

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Abubakar L. Datun

Rural Development Institute of Sultan Kudarat (RDISK) (Philippines) - Chamber 3 - Social

Abubakar L. Datun, based in Tacurong City, Philippines is current Executive Director of the Rural Development Institute of Sultan Kudarat (RDISK), Inc.

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Alix Grabowski

WWF (USA) - Chamber 4 - Environmental

Alix Grabowski’s work as Program Officer of Packaging and Material Science with WWF covers all aspects of packaging and material sustainability concerns, including bioplastics and biomaterials.

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Ibrahim Hafeez Rehman

TERI (India) - Chamber 4 - Environmental

A post-graduate in chemistry and a social scientist by training, Ibrahim Rehman has extensive experience in projects and activities related to rural development in general.

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Helena Chum

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (USA) - Chamber 5 - UN, Governments and Research

Dr. Helena Li Chum is a Research Fellow at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, one of ten in this group.

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Meshack Odera Muga

Kenya Forestry Research Institute - KEFRI (Kenya) - Chamber 5 - UN, Governments and Research

Meshack has been employed by KEFRI since 1990 and is now a Principal Research Officer charged with problem analysis, project development and management, science writing, formulation of policy briefs, information dissemination, monitoring and evaluation, training, partnerships and networking.

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Laxman Neupane

Centre for Empowerment and Development (Nepal) - Chamber 3 - Social

Laxman Neupane, is the Manager for the Centre for Empowerment and Development (CED) Nepal based in Bhaisepati, Lalitpur, Nepal. He joined CED Nepal in 2013 working for the Governance, Human Development and Sustainability Program, and promotes sustainable smallholder biofuels in Nepal.

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Frederic Eychenne

Manager of the Airbus Sustainable Aviation Engagement Programme (France) - Chamber 2 - End Users, Blenders and Investors

Frederic Eychenne has been Airbus Sustainable Aviation Engagement Programme Manager since May 2011 within the Environmental Affairs department.

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Kevin Fingerman

Humboldt State University (USA) - Chamber 5 - UN, Governments and Research

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

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Andrew Pozniak

Green Aviation International Association (UK) - Chair - Chamber 5 - UN, Governments and Research

Andrew Pozniak is a director of Green Aviation International Association, a small nonprofit UK-based organisation founded in 2008.

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Jayant Sarnaik

Applied Environmental Research Foundation (AERF) (India) - Chair - Chamber 4 - Environmental

Jayant Sarnaik, based in Pune, Maharashtra, India is founder member and joint director of the Applied Environmental Research Foundation (AERF), a conservation NGO.

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Arturo Barrit

Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) (Philippines) -Chair Chamber 3 - Social

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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Thomas Rötger

International Air Transport Association (IATA) (Switzerland) - Chair - Chamber 2 - End Users, Blenders and Investors

Thomas Rötger joined IATA in 2008 as Assistant Director Environment Technology.

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Khoo Hock Aun

Cosmos Biofuel Group (Malaysia) - Chair - Chamber 1 - Growers and Producers

Khoo Hock Aun leads the Cosmo Biofuels Group which is actively engaged in establishing jatropha curcas plantations, biodiesel downstream processing and trading activities in the Asia Pacific region.

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The RSB offers trusted, credible tools and solutions for sustainability and biomaterials certification that mitigate business risk, fuels the bioeconomy and contributes to the UN Sustainable Development Goals that enables restoration of ecosystems and the promotion of food security.

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