Kristiaan Tetteroo is a business development consultant and project manager with 8 years experience in consultancy and project management and has worked on a series of engagements across multiple industries both in permanent and contractor positions.
Involved in the forestry sector since 2003 in Chile and Uruguay through John O´Ryan Surveyors, focused on the pulp wood and biomass sector. With more that 300 millions tons controlled along the supply chain, and recognition of the main forestry companies and traders around the world, Rodrigo has led the company to become a relevant player at the certification market.
Dries Vansteenkiste is a Bioscience Engineer holding a PhD in forestry sciences and wood technology with a +25 years track record in tree growth modelling, feedstock quality assessments and biomaterial R&D.
He strives to promote sustainable biomass sourcing and processing systems in the agricultural, forestry and biomaterial sectors by applying science-based know-how and advanced data-mining skills to solve real-world challenges, for the sustainable development of existing and new biobased value chains.
His applied R&D experience and technical skills paved the road to the development of the ROOTS platform of BioGrowth Development which can be tailored to perform risk assessments, mass and energy balances, techno-economic feasibility analyses and provide decision support in investment cases.
Arjen’s strong track record in leadership positions stretches back more than 25 years. During that time, he has acquired extensive expertise in sustainable technologies, project management, organisational management and information technology systems.
Arjen excels at leading cross-functional teams and is recognised as a hands-on problem solver who can motivate others, quickly identify measures for growth, formulate strategic plans, and implement change in diverse environments.