All our activities are managed by the General Assembly, the Board of Directors and the Core Group. Learn more about the role of each body:

The Board of Directors is made of maximum 18 person and has the following functions:

  • Elect the Vice-President among its members.
  • Elect the Core-Group
  • Prepare the decisions of the General Assembly based on the advice of the Core group.
  • Approve new members.

The Board of Directors is made of maximum 18 person and has the following functions:

  • Elect the Vice-President among its members.
  • Elect the Core-Group
  • Prepare the decisions of the General Assembly based on the advice of the Core group.
  • Approve new members.

The Board of Directors is made of maximum 18 person and has the following functions:

  • Elect the Vice-President among its members.
  • Elect the Core-Group
  • Prepare the decisions of the General Assembly based on the advice of the Core group.
  • Approve new members.
  • Christoph Pfemeter (President)

    Austrian Biomass Association
  • Gerolf Bücheler

    BBE - German Bioenergy Association
  • Vanessa Gallo

    Italian Federation of Energy Producers from Renewable Sources (FIPER)
  • Andrew Georgiou

    Enviva
  • Jan Habart

    Czech Biomass Association (CZ Biom)
  • Gordon Murray

    Wood Pellet Association of Canada (WPAC)
  • Herbert Ortner

    Ökofen
  • Didzis Palejs

    Latvian Biomass Association LATbio
  • Myrsini Christou

    Hellenic Biomass Association (Hellabiom)
  • Georgii Geletukha

    Ukrainian Bioenergy Association (UABIO)
  • Henrik Brodin

    Swedish Bioenergy Association (Svebio)
  • Ana Dijan

    Croatian Biomass Association (CROBIOM)
  • Hannes Tuohiniitty.

    Bioenergia Ry
  • Morten Hultberg Buchgreitz

    CM Biomass
  • Katarzyna (Kasia) Wilk

    Drax Group
  • Pablo Rodero Masdemont

    AVEBIOM - Spanish Biomass Association
  • Core Group

    The Core Group is made of maximum 5 persons including Bioenergy Europe's President/Vice-President and has the following functions:

    • Prepare the decisions of the Board of Directors;
    • Discuss all strategic files on a daily basis.
  • General Assembly

    The General Assembly is made of all members and has the following functions:

    • Examine and approve the annual report presented by the Board of Directors;
    • Examine and approve the accounts, balance sheets, and budget;
    • Elect one or more auditors from the members who report to the General Assembly on the financial accountability over the previous period;
    • Determine membership fees on proposal of the Board of Directors;
    • Approve and comment on the activities of the Board of Directors as well as decide on any activity of Bioenergy Europe;
    • Elect a President among all the members
    • Elect up to 17 additional members for the Board of Directors for a 2 years mandate;
    • Decide about modifications of the Statutes and about the dissolution of Bioenergy Europe.

Become a member

Members of Bioenergy Europe benefit from a wide range of services and advantages, from representation towards EU decision makers to knowledge sharing, unparalleled networking opportunities and a framework to discuss and steer market dynamics specific to different sectors involved. 

Our Networks

  • Represents the interests of the wood pellect sector to ensure its sustainable developement.

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Our Certification Schemes

  • The world-leading, transparent and independent certification scheme for wood pellets. From production to delivery, ENplus® guarantees quality and combat fraud along the entire supply chain.

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  • enSURE Compliance with RED II Sustainability Requirements for the Production of Electricity, Heating and Cooling from Biomass.

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