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Board of Directors


RSB’s Board of Directors is responsible for the management of RSB.

The Board of Directors also represents RSB at various functions and conferences, and reflects its commitment to the ethics and principles it stands for. Regular meetings are held where board members collaborate and decide on changes to policy, as well as the effective management of the RSB’s activities.

Meet the Board below.

Adam Klauber

World Energy, LLC – Chair of RSB Board – Chamber 1

Adam Klauber is Vice President of Sustainability and Digital Supply Chain at World Energy. He pioneers long-term Book & Claim contracts with Microsoft, DHL, RSB and others to accelerate sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and sustainable marine fuel growth like Power Purchase Agreements did for solar and wind power. World Energy operates the world’s first SAF […]

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Valentina Vecchio

Boeing – Vice Chair of RSB Board – Chamber 2

Valentina Vecchio is Boeing Global Sustainability Policy & Partnerships lead for strategic engagement & execution. In this role, Valentina integrates and maximises the effectiveness of a global team in order to advance Boeing’s sustainable aerospace mission. Valentina joined Boeing in September 2018 and was responsible for representing the enterprise’s interests with European institutions, most notably […]

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Andrew Pozniak

Green Aviation – Treasurer RSB Board – Chamber 5

Andrew Pozniak is founder and a senior director of ‘Green Aviation’, an environmental organisation with offices in Switzerland and the UK. Founded in 2008, it is funded by providing advisory services, innovation and prototyping of new solutions such as Andrew has been involved with RSB since 2010, is a member of the International Society […]

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James Onchieku

Kisii University – Director RSB Board – Chamber 5

Dr. James Onchieku is and Chief Research Scientist and a Senior Lecturer at Kisii University in Kisii, Kenya, and his current research interest focuses on modern bioenergy. Dr. Onchieku is also a Principal Investigator in the World Bank-sponsored Kenya Climate Smart Agriculture (KCSAP) project, in collaboration with Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) and Egerton University […]

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Freya Burton

LanzaTech – RSB Materials & Chemical Value Chains Advisor, Board Observer

Freya Burton has served as LanzaTech’s Chief Sustainability Officer since 2016 and the Head of LanzaTech Europe since February 2024. She joined LanzaTech in 2007 and has firsthand experience of scaling and commercialising a new technology, from the R&D stage, through the challenges of fundraising and navigating the legislative environment to deploying new technologies to […]

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Jayant Sarnaik

Applied Environmental Research Foundation (AERF) (India) – Director RSB Board – Chamber 4

Jayant Sarnaik, based in Pune, Maharashtra, India is founding member and joint director of the Applied Environmental Research Foundation (AERF), a conservation NGO. He has been active in the field of sustainable biofuels since 1998. In the early phase of his involvement, he along with his colleagues successfully developed and piloted indigenous technology for complete […]

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Tim Thomson

Charm Industrial – Interim Sustainable Finance Director

Tim Thomson is the Chief Financial Officer at Charm Industrial, a US-based company focused on transforming agricultural residue into bio-oil for permanent carbon removal. Prior to joining Charm in 2022, Tim has served as a finance leader at a number of high-growth, climate businesses including Meati, Impossible Foods, and Plenty. Throughout all of these roles, […]

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Nancy Young

Gevo, Inc. – RSB Legal Liaison, Board Observer

Nancy Young is Gevo’s Chief Sustainability Officer – a highly experienced veteran of the aviation industry, with deep expertise in developing environmental and sustainability policy, and regulatory programmes, as well as in commercial deployment of low carbon fuels and technologies. She is an accomplished attorney and strategist in the fields of environmental and sustainability law […]

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Fongoh Eric

ICENECDEV – Director RSB Board – Chamber 3

Fongoh Eric is the Co Founder and General Coordinator of the International Centre for Environmental Education and Community Development (ICENECDEV). With decades of experience in capacity building in environmental development programmes, Fongoh contributes to policy consultation, UN Expert Meetings and negotiation for policy makers of the Sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO6) Report. He has facilitated […]

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