• Michael Niederbacher EBA Vice-President and CAC Chairman - TerraX

    Michael Niederbacher

    EBA Vice-President and CAC Chairman - TerraX

    TerraX

    Michael is Board Member of the EBA since 2019 and he chairs the Company Advisory Council of the association. Michael is founder and CEO of TerraX, where he works in the development of new technologies in the field of the anaerobic digestion to produce biogas/biomethane and gasification to produce hydrogen. As by-products of these processes, he is able to produce a green fertilizer as digestate and premium green biochar.

    Prior to this, he was CEO of BTS Biogas, an international leading company in biogas plant engineering and construction. As agriculturalist, graduated at the BOKU (University of Natural Resources and Life Science) in Vienna, he has devoted over 20 years of his life to the world of biogas. He was also cofounder of the Klimaenergy fiery in Bozen, the Consorzio Italiano Biogas (CIB) and finally the European Biogas Association (EBA).

    Michael studied agricultural economics in Vienna – BOKU. His proudest AD accomplishment is the development of an AD plant in his home village in 2000. His driving force: protecting our planet and preserve nature for our future generations.

  • Gregory Krupnikovs EBA Executive Board Member - Rika Biotech

    Gregory Krupnikovs

    EBA Executive Board Member - Rika Biotech

    Gregory is the founder of Rika Biotech and has been involved in large scale renewable energy projects for over 15 years, having developed multiple biogas projects across the UK and Europe. Prior to that, he secured $100 million in funding, was the founding partner of companies that owned 82,000ha of farms in Ukraine. Gregory was a Consultant for the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Ukraine and a member of the team conducting biogas studies for the UNDP in Serbia.

    He is as member of the EBA Board since 2022.

  • Olivier Aubert EBA Executive Board Member - SWEN Impact Fund for Transition

    Olivier Aubert

    EBA Executive Board Member - SWEN Impact Fund for Transition

    Olivier AUBERT is a Civil Engineer with 25 years experience in the Gas & Electricity sector. He is a former Deputy CEO of GRTgaz, the French natural gas transmission operator. Has lead the development of the biomethane injection in France since 2012. In 2019, he founded the two first Infrastructure Funds dedicated to biomethane production in Europe, having raised 420M€ of equity. Since then, the Funds have invested in more than 100 biomethane plants in 6 European Countries.

    He brings to the CAB his expertise in identifying the specific bottlenecks in financing biogas/biomethane plants in different geographies, with a view to achieve 35 bcm in 2030 as per RePowerEU.

  • Coen Meijers DMT

    Coen Meijers

    DMT

    Coen Meijers has worked for 22 years in the sustainability sector and is devoted to the mitigation of climate change. He has built his career in the water and gas sector, in different commercial positions for General Electric and DMT Environmental Technology. As Sales Manager for DMT, he worked on the first commercial scale membrane biogas upgrading plant in Europe, the operational lease of upgrading plants and the expansion of the biogas sector into new markets. In his current role as Manager Business Development, he focuses on the implementation of new technologies for biogas valorisation, such as liquefied biogas (LBG or bio-LNG), capture of CO2 and asset management services. In the last 2 years Coen has been serving as a member of the Company Advisory Board and the Executive Board for the EBA.

  • Marta Kamola-Martines ENGIE

    Marta Kamola-Martines

    ENGIE

    Marta Kamola-Martines is Senior Analyst at the Corporate Strategy Department of ENGIE, leading principally on topics around biomethane and biomass. She was previously Head of Gas and Green as at corporate functions focusing on biomethane industrialization and business development support. She joined ENGIE in 2010 in its storage subsidiary Stroengy where she was in charge of EU affairs.

    Marta has a 20-year experience in the gas business, wit strategic and regulatory focus, in particular in infrastructures and green gases. She started her career at Polish Oil and gas Company in Warsaw before moving to Gas Infrastructure Europe based in Brussels where she was Deputy Secretary General.
    Marta holds a mandate at CAB of EBA and is member of Strategic Committee of WBA.

  • Tatiana Demeusy bmp greengas

    Tatiana Demeusy

    bmp greengas

    Tatiana Demeusy is an engineer and business economist. Since 2008 she held various positions within EnBW AG. For several years she worked as a project manager for renewable energy at Erdgas Südwest GmbH, a subsidiary of EnBW and planed several biogas upgrading plants. From 2016 to 2019, she set up and managed the biogas expertise centre after Erdgas Südwest took over the biomethane trader bmp greengas. Since 2019 she is a Senior Manager for Renewable Gases at the gas value chain division of EnBW AG. She develops business models along the value chain of green gases, represents the company in technical committees and expert groups of various associations and develops positions relating to biogas/biomethane, Bio-LNG and hydrogen. Her current focus, in addition to supporting the Fit-for-55-packages, is on renewable gas verification, sustainability and GHG requirements, and taxonomy requirements.

  • Pierre Pauliac Suez

    Pierre Pauliac

    Suez

    Pierre Pauliac is currently Senior Vice President Treatment Infrastructure at Suez. He is an international manager in the environmental sector, with a strong background in engineering and economics.
    He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in 1997, and from ENSAE and Sorbonne University in statistics and macroeconomy in 1999.

    After completing his studies, he began his career in the submarine construction. In 2010, he moved to Dubai to become Suez’s CEO for the Middle East region. Since 2019, he is the Director of Treatment Infrastructures for Suez in Paris.

  • Alister Inglesby Green Create

    Alister Inglesby

    Green Create

    Dr Alister Inglesby, founder and CEO of Green Create, is qualified in Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology (PhD, Cambridge 2013), Bioprocess Engineering (MSc, UCT 2010), and boasts a decade of hands on experience in the biogas industry. From technical the aspects of developing small scale digesters to developing industrial projects from scratch, to managing and negotiating with commercial stakeholders, to running a multinational market leading company. Along with a passion for the industry, Dr Inglesby also has a sincere love for people, family, and sports.