The General Assembly (GA) is the main decision body with representation of all research and industry partners.
The Centre Board (CB) is chaired by an industry partner and provide oversight of the management of the Centre with representatives from industry and research partners appointed by the GA. The Bio4Fuels Board consists of:
|Hans Aasnæs||Chair of the Board||UMOE AS|
|Hilde Merete Brandsrud||Representing Stakeholders||Østfold County Council|
|Olav A. Veum||Representing Resource partners||Norsk Skogeierforbund|
|Ingo Machenbach||Representing End Users||Silva Green Fuel|
|Paal Jahre Nilsen||Representing Technology partners||CAMBI|
|Petter Røkke||Centre Leader Institute||SINTEF|
|Ragnhild Solheim||Host Institute||NMBU|
|Edd Blekkan||R&D partner||NTNU|
|Philip Andre Reme||R&D partner||PFI*|
|Trond Værnes||Observer||Research Council of Norway|
|Duncan Akporiaye||Secretary||Centre Leader|
The Centre Management comprises the Centre Leader, Dr. Duncan Akporiaye, SINTEF MK and the deputy leader, Torjus Bolkesjø, NMBU (for Prof. Svein Jarle Horn, presently on sabbatical), Industrial Liaison Responsible Odd Jarle Skjelhaugen, NMBU and the Centre administrative manager, Dr. Janne Beate Utåker, NMBU. Together the Centre Management unifies the major locations of research within Biofuels and Bioenergy.
The Centre management will build on the experience of the existing CenBio FME, ensuring smooth daily operations and interactions between the Centre’s key industrial, agricultural, forestry and educational partners and international advisory committee.
The Research Activities are structures as four primary Subprojects (SPs), coordinated by SP leaders. Each subprojects comprises Work Packages (WP) relating to research linked to the main focus areas of the value chain.
The Technical Committee consists of all WP leaders to ensure scientific quality and opportunities for integretation across the Centres activities.