Pellets: Shifting Fibre Baskets, Shifting Markets

16 Jun 2016
16:15
Prince George Civic Centre

Pellets: Shifting Fibre Baskets, Shifting Markets

Pellets: Shifting Fibre Baskets, Shifting Markets

  • Fiona Matthews, Research Manager – Hawkins Wright – “Global Pellet Market Update”

Fiona is Bioenergy Research Manager at Hawkins Wright, and has worked in the sector since June 2008. Fiona is the Editor of Hawkins Wright’s monthly Forest Energy Monitor publication and the co-author of Hawkins Wright’s multi-client service, The Outlook for Wood Pellets. She has delivered numerous bioenergy consultancy projects, including a sustainability assessment of North American wood pellets and fuel supply due diligence activities for a UK coal to biomass conversion project. Previously she was a Senior Consultant in Bioenergy at the NNFCC where she worked closely with the UK Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC).

  • John Arsenault, Director – Quebec Wood Export Bureau
  • Scott Bax, Senior Vice-President – Pinnacle Renewable Energy – “Considerations in Using Harvest Residuals as Pellet Feedstock”

Scott serves as a Senior Vice President of Operations at Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc., and he is responsible for the safe and productive operations of Pinnacle’s pellet plants located throughout BC. Before joining Pinnacle in August 2013, he acquired over 20 years of forestry experience in various logging and wood manufacturing operations throughout Canada and the USA. Most recently, he served as the Manager of Cedar Manufacturing Operations for a large North American forest products company.