Bioenergy 2 - Biofuel and biogas

Bioenergy 2 - Biofuel and biogas

15 May 2019, 16:00 - 17:30


Organised with the Renewable Energy Association (REA)

Chair: Mark Sommerfeld, Policy Manager, Renewable Energy Association (REA)

Craig Frew, Team Leader - Emerging Energy Technologies, Scottish Government 

The Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO)
Aysha Ahmed, Head, Advanced Biofuels Programme, Department for Transport

From Fatbergs to Fuel
Dickon Posnett, Director of Corporate Affairs, Argent Energy

Development vehicle fuels – have we missed the bus?
Annelle Buchanan, Technical Director: Process Engineering, Black & Veatch 

Waste Money: Funding options for energy from waste and bioresources projects
Ewan Gorford, Investment Manager, Iona Capital 

Biogas in the low carbon economy
Richard Gueterbock, Managing Director, Clearfleau

Q&A and panel discussion

Programme subject to change


  • Dickon Posnett


    Director of Corporate Affairs

    Argent Energy

    Dickon has been a Director at Argent since 2005 seeing their production grow from zero to 270 million litres/yr of waste-based biodiesel. He...

  • Aysha Ahmed


    Head, Advanced Biofuels Programme

    Department for Transport

    At the Department for Transport, Aysha is leading the team delivering the Advanced Biofuels Programme which looks to support innovation and growth in...

  • Mark Sommerfeld


    Policy Manager

    Renewable Energy Association (REA)

    Mark Sommerfeld has managed policy and regulation across both generation and retail renewable energy projects for over six years. He joined the...

  • Annelle Buchanan


    Technical Director: Process Engineering

    Black & Veatch

    Annelle Buchanan is a Technical Director at Black and Veatch, an employee-owned engineering, procurement, consulting and construction company with a...

  • Ewan Gorford


    Asset Manager

    Iona Capital

    Ewan works in Iona Capital's asset management team focused on the renewable energy and waste management sectors. Iona Capital invests funds in...

  • Craig Frew


    Head of Emerging Energy Technologies

    Scottish Government

    Craig has been working in the energy sector for the past seven years and lead’s the Scottish Government Emerging Technologies Team. Craig leads on...