Biodiesel, Renewable Diesel and Sustainable Aviation Fuels: Exploring Clean Fuels and Markets

Jan 17 — 4:00 PM-5:30 PM PST

The market for clean fuels is growing and the technologies to produce them more diverse. This 101 overview session is a must for anyone new to the industry, market or simply looking for a refresher. This is a great opportunity for media to learn the basics.

Speaker:

Matt Herman

Director of Environmental Science
National Biodiesel Board

Matt Herman serves as the Director of Environmental Science for the National Biodiesel Board. Matt is an experienced sustainability professional with deep experience using life cycle assessment to measure the environmental attributes of biodiesel, renewable diesel, and the supply chains which support their production. As Director of Environmental Science, Matt works closely with NBB’s advocacy team and the membership to ensure that laws and regulations properly reflect the sustainable nature of the fuels our members produce. He is passionate about ensuring that policy adequately reflects biodiesel and renewable diesel’s contribution in the fight against climate change.

Previously, Matt has held positions as Director of Policy of the Industrial and Environmental Section at the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and as Manager of Sustainability for Renewable Energy Group, a leading producer of biomass-based diesel. Matt was educated at Iowa State University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science and completed graduate studies in Biorenewable Resource Policy.

Room: Jasmine A/B