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Leonardo B. Rosario

Trowel Development Foundation - Chamber 3 - Growers & Producers

Leonardo B. Rosario is a development manager with more than 30 years professional experience in project development and management, sustainability auditing, participatory action research, case study documentation, project monitoring and evaluation, community training, network building,  organisational development, and technical writing among others.

A former consultant and coordinator of the Smallholder Project of the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials, he did a short-term consultancy to Professor Fumiko Furukawa of Kobe University in Japan. At present, he is a consultant and local expert of Proforest in the United Kingdom for sustainability assessment following Nestle’s Responsible Sourcing Guidelines. He is also a consultant of Crop Defenders of Canada and a member of the Technical Advisory Committee of the United Nations Development Programme Equator Prize in New York City.

As Executive Director of Trowel Development Foundation, he conceptualized and managed projects that won both national and international project competitions, namely: World Bank Panibagong Paraan Project Grant Competition held in the Philippines in 2008; World Bank Development Marketplace Global Competition on Climate Adaptation held in Washington DC in 2009; and United Nations Development Program Equator Prize held in New York City in 2010.  He was a world nominee and finalist for the Energy Globe World Award 2017.

Mr. Rosario obtained a degree in agricultural engineering and a postgraduate diploma in community development from the University of the Philippines. He also earned certificates in RSB sustainability auditing from ASTRA Academy in Madrid, Spain and Ecological Documentation from Nordic Folkhogskola-Biskops Arno in Balsta, Sweden.

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Assembly of Delegates

Sriram Srinivasan

JOil - Chamber 1

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

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Abubakar L. Datun

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

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

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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Meshack Odera Muga

Kenya Forestry Research Institute - KEFRI - Chamber 5

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 - Chamber 3

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

Airbus - Chamber 2

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

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Andrew Pozniak

Green Aviation International Association - Chamber 5

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) - Chamber 4

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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Mauro Armelin

Amigos da Terra - Chamber 4

A Forest Engineer with a Masters degree in Forest Science from ESALQ / USP,  Mauro has over  twenty years of experience working with various NGOs and at the Brazilian Federal Government.

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Kateryna Derkach

Green Aviation Research and Development Network (GARDN) - Chamber 5

Kateryna is currently completing a Master’s degree in Strategic eco design at Université de Montréal and has experience working with sustainable business strategies in the aviation industry, particularly with the emerging sector of alternative aviation fuels.

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Glenn Johnston

Agrisoma - Chamber 1

Glenn Johnston is the Executive Director Regulatory Affairs at Agrisoma and has over 28 years’ experience in the biotech/chemical global regulatory arena.

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Liisa Ranta

UPM Biofuels - Chamber 1

Liisa Ranta is a Sustainability Manager at UPM Biofuels Development, based in Helsinki, Finland. She is responsible for sustainability and regulative matters related to different biofuels development initiatives.

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Leonardo B. Rosario

Trowel Development Foundation - Chamber 3

Leonardo B. Rosario is a development manager with more than 30 years professional experience in project development and management, sustainability auditing and participatory action research, among others.

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Elizabeth (Ellie) Wood

Boeing - Chamber 2

Ellie Wood is a Regional Director of Environmental Strategy at Boeing Commercial Airplanes, where she is responsible for developing and executing sustainable aviation fuel projects and engagements in North America and Asia Pacific.

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Kenneth Poucher

Maersk - Chamber 2

Kenneth Poucher is the Global Environmental Advisor for A.P. Moller – Maersk, within Sustainability Strategy and Shared Value Projects

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