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World Ethanol & Biofuels
8 - 10 November 2022
Steigenberger Wiltcher's HotelIn Brussels & digital

Andy Barrett
Chairman at Vertex


Dr Andy Barrett has been Non-Executive Chairman of Vertex Bioenergy since 2017 when the company was purchased from Abengoa. He is also a Board Member of the Gransolar Group of Companies, and has previously held board and chairman roles in multiple renewable energy companies, utilities and energy service companies across Europe, and is an operating partner of the Trilantic European private equity Energy Transition Fund.He has a broad background in the international energy business, including senior executive and board positions with Shell and BG where he led the development of integrated energy businesses in multiple continents. He currently also acts as Senior Advisor Global Energy with IHS Markit, now S&P Global Commodity Insights, advising governments and others on energy policy, has been appointed to the Presidential Economic Advisory Council in South Africa, is a Senior Visiting Fellow with KAPSARC in Saudi Arabia and has been appointed an Adjunct Professor with the Haskayne Business School (University of Calgary).

Agenda Sessions

  • Biorefinery in Action: GHG savings and producing ethanol, feed protein and corn oil