Carlos Graminha Atrategic Account Manager, John Deere, São Paulo, Brazil.

Education: Mechanical Engineer- Automotive specialty - FEI, MBA Business Management FGV. Professional experience: - 08 Years in Automotive industry - 1982 to 1989, position Supervisor of Product Reliability, dedicated to the agricultural sector of sugar cane (engines powered by Ethanol), - 20 Years in Sugar Mill Group - 1990 to 2009, position Corporate Manager of Agricultural Maintenance, (equipment for the entire agricultural production process), - From 2009 to present, position of Strategic Account Manager for Latin America, sugarcane segment, at John Deere. (Complex and global customers).

Eduardo de Lima CEO, Millenium Bioenergia, São Paulo, Brazil.

Holds a degree in Communication from the Universidade Paulista and Environmental Technician from SENAC - SP. CEO of Millenium Bioenergia S.A., a company responsible for the development of FULL FLEX projects (cane and cornin the same site) in Mato Grosso BR, Florida USA and Queensland AU. More than 20 years of experience in the development of conventional and renewable energy generation and cogeneration projects. He started activities in the sugar and alcohol sector by providing services to CPFL BRASIL participating in several cogeneration projects as well as in the research of the first Vinasse Anaerobic Biodigestion project for the production of Renewable Natural Gas - RNG. He have an active participation promoting both 1st and 3rd generation biofuels markets through the processing of cereals and algae for the production of Fuel Ethanol.

Eduardo Romão President, ORPLANA, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.

Produtor Rural, engenheiro Agrônomo formado pela ESALQ/USP, Pôs graduado em Logística Empresarial pela UNESP/Bauru. Atual Presidente da ORPLANA (Organização de Plantadores de Cana da Região Centro Sul do Brasil) e Presidente da ASSOCICANA (Associação dos Plantadores de Cana da Região de Jaú).

Fatima Cristina Cardoso General Manager, Solidaridad Network, São Paulo, Brazil.

Fátima Cristina Cardoso is the country manager for Solidaridad in Brazil. She has a BA in Journalism and a Master Degree in Environmental Science from University of Sao Paulo (USP). She holds an specialization in Economics from Fundação Getúlio Vargas as well as a diploma on Business Administration from Berkeley International Program and is a member of the Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program (ELP) also at the University of California, Berkeley. She worked as a reporter and editor in major newspapers in Brazil for more than 20 years and has a long experience with rural development and environmental governance. She joined Solidaridad in 2010, first as programme manager for sugarcane and cotton, and from 2013 onwards as the general manager of the Brazilian office.

Fred Zeller Managing Director , VSZ, Germany.

Fred Zeller is CEO of the German cooperative SZVG, Suedzucker's biggest shareholder, since 1995 and managing director of the beet growers association VSZ since 2010. He holds a degree in agricultural economics of the Technical University Munich, where he remained for two years after his studies as a postgraduate researcher at the Institute for Agricultural Policy. After having finished his doctoral thesis, a macroeconomical analysis of trade flows on the world sugar market, Fred worked five years as an export and sales manager for Suedzucker before he took his actual position.

Guilherme Nastari Director, DATAGRO, São Paulo, Brazil.

Director of DATAGRO since 2005. Director of the Brazilian Sugar and Ethanol Exporters Association (AEXA), since 2009. He has been engaged in several Sugar and Ethanol Market Advisory Projects at DATAGRO. Main customers were sugar, ethanol and biodiesel producers, trading companies, banks, fuel distributors, input suppliers, governments and NGOs. - M.Sc. in Agroenergy – Fundação Getúlio Vargas – São Paulo - Brazil - Bachelor in Economics – IBMEC São Paulo – São Paulo - Brazil

Günther Knak Executive Manager of the Agribusiness Direction, Banco do Brasil, Brasília, Brasil.

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Haroldo Torres Director Partner, Companhia Brasileira de Custos Agropecuários-CBCA , Piracicaba, Brazil.

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Henrique Junqueira Franco National Labotatory of Science and Bioethanol Technology, CTBE, Campinas, Brazil.

Henrique C. Junqueira Franco, coordinator of the Agricultural Division of CTBE, holds a degree in Agronomy Engineering (UNESP - 1996-2000), a master's degree in Agronomy (UNESP - 2001-2003) and a PhD in Agronomy (ESALQ/USP - 2004-2008). He completed his postdoctoral studies at the Center for Nuclear Energy in Agriculture (CENA/USP - 2008-2010). Mr. Franco was also an Academic Visitor at the University of Queensland, Brisbane - Australia (2011-2012). He's been working with sugarcane crops since 2004. Franco is involved in the use of agricultural management techniques for the production of sugarcane biomass. His main research field is related to the management of fertilizers, correctives and waste from the sugarcane industry (straw, filter cake, vinasse and ash) in the production of biomass.

Ismael Perina President, Sindicato Rural de Jaboticabal, São Paulo,Brazil.

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José Guilherme A. Nogueira CEO ,Socicana, Guariba, Brazil.

Specialist in Business Strategy and Coordination of Agroindustrial Systems. Master in Business Administration from FEA / USP. Graduate in executive management from FGV / EAESP. Agronomist graduated from FCAV / UNESP. He participated in several projects in the areas of: Coordination of Agroindustrial Systems, Attractiveness Analysis for Companies, Market Intelligence and Strategic and Marketing Planning for organizations in the sugar-energy sector. He is currently the CEO of Socicana.

Luiz Carlos Dalben President Director, Agrícola Rio Claro,Lençóis Paulista, Brazil.

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Marco L. C. Ripoli Director de Marketing de Produto para América Latina, CASE IH, Sorocaba, Brazil.

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Marcos Fava Neves Teacher, FEA/USP, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.

Marcos Fava Neves is an international expert on global agribusiness issues and a professor of planning and strategy at the School of Business (FEARP) at the University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil. He graduated as an agronomic engineer from ESALQ/USP - Piracicaba in 1991. He earned his master’s degree in 1995 and his doctorate in management in 1999 from the FEA/USP School of Economics and Business – São Paulo. Marcos completed postgraduate studies in European agribusiness at ESSEC-IGIA in France in 1995 and in chains/networks at Wageningen University, in the Netherlands (1998-1999). In 2013 he spent the year as a visiting international professor at Purdue University (Indiana, USA) where he maintains the linkage as a permanent International Adjunct Professor. Since 2006 he is an international professor at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has specialized in strategic-planning processes for companies and food chains and works as a board member of both public and private organizations, being member of more than 10 international boards since 2004. Also in 2004, he created the Markestrat think tank with other partners, today employing around 60 people and doing international projects, studies and research in strategic planning and management for more than 250 agri-food business organizations. Some of these projects were very important in suggesting public policies for food chains that were implemented in Brazil with important economic and social impacts. Also as an experience in the private sector, from 1992 to 1993 he worked in citrus juice exporter and from 1994 to 1995 in a veterinarian company. In 2008, he became CEO of Brazil’s second-largest biofuel holding company, a position he occupied until 2009, when he returned to the University of São Paulo (USP) and Markestrat. At the academic side, since 1995 (when he was hired by USP), Marcos has advised more than 30 doctorate dissertations and master’s theses and helped to form around 1000 Bachelors in Business Administration in Brazil with around 120 courses taught to undergraduates at USP. His writings are strongly focused on supplying simple and effective methods for business. He has published more than 100 articles in international journals and has been author and editor of 53 books by 10 different publishers in Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, South Africa, Singapore, Netherlands, China, the United Kingdom and the United States. He is also a regular contributor for China Daily Newspaper and has written two case studies for Harvard Business School (2009/2010), one for Purdue (2013) and five for Pensa/USP in the nineties. Recognized as the Brazilian academic with the largest number of international publications about orange juice and sugar cane chain and one of the top 3 most cited Brazilian authors in the area of food and agribusiness. He has reached more than 3000 citations in Google Scholar index. Marcos is one of the most active Brazilian speakers, having done more than 850 lectures and presentations in 25 countries. He received around 150 recognitions from Brazilian and international organizations, and is considered a “Fellow” of the IFAMA (International Food and Agribusiness Management Association), title received in Minneapolis - 2015. Coming from a family of farmers, he is a worldwide defender of agriculture and farmer’s role in the development of the society. In the social side, together with his parents, Marcos is one of the creators and maintainers of Mucapp, a NGO that in 20 years has built more than 400 houses for families in Brazil that face very unfavorable conditions.

Marcos Landell Director, Centro de Cana do IAC, Campinas, Brazil.

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Maria Christina C. G. Pacheco President , ASSOCAP, São Paulo, Brazil.

Christina Pacheco has a unique combination of education and experiences that bridge agriculture, mathematics, technology, ecology and globalization. For more than 30 years, Pacheco has been a fourth-generation manager of a 440-hectare farm and sugarcane plantation in southern Brazil. She is an ardent proponent of sustainable development, and her plantation is considered a model for eco-friendly agriculture. Pacheco has restored riparian vegetation around local reservoirs as part of a program overseen by the Piracicaba-Capivari-Jundiaí Rivers Consortium. For the past years, she has been an executive of local and regional industry organizations, as president of the Sugarcane Growers Association of Capivari, São Paulo, Brazil, and Director of ORPLANA, an organization for sugarcane planters in south-central Brazil. Pacheco’s global experiences include representing farmers at the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development conferences in 2006 and 2007, and living in the southern, central and northeastern regions of Brazil and in the U.S., Peru and Niger. Pacheco has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the Central Universitário of Brazil and graduated as valedictorian from the Control Data Institute in New York.

Plinio Mario Nastari President, DATAGRO, São Paulo, Brazil.

Dr. Nastari holds M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Agricultural Economics, from Iowa State University. Phi Kappa Phi (1983), Gamma Sigma Delta (1983). Was Professor of Economics at FGV – The Getúlio Vargas Foundation, in São Paulo, in undergraduate and graduate level courses (MBA, Masters and Doctoral programs) from 1984 to 2001. Member of PAPSAC, the Private and Public, Scientific, Academic and Consumer Food Policy Group, at Harvard University, in Boston, since 2012. Professor at the MBA in Agribusiness Joint Programme established between ESPM in São Paulo and Université de Nantes, France, since 2015. Former Executive Director and President of the Board of the Brazilian Association of Automotive Engineers (AEA), from 2000 to 2002, during the 1980s he helped the design of ethanol specifications which enabled the use of ethanol in fuel injected engines. He has served as member of the Technical Committees of Brazil’s Interministerial Council on Sugar and Alcohol, National Energy Commission, and Commission for Reexam of the Energy Matrix. He has assisted the Brazilian government in Energy Planning (1984-86 and 1991-93), industry deregulation (1997-1999), trade negotiations (1991-2004), and trade disputes. Representative of the Civil Society Specialist in Energy at the National Council on Energy Policy, at the Federal Government of Brazil, designated for the period of 2016 to 2018. Honorary Citizen of the State of Pernambuco, Legislative Assembly of the State of Pernambuco, 2016. Great Master, Order of Merit of Anhanguera, State Government of Goias, 2017. With extensive experience in trade negotiations and trade disputes at the International Trade Commission and the World Trade Organization, Dr. Nastari has acted before the Brazilian Government as Chief Economist in the trade disputes involving ethanol exports to the United States (US ITC), and subsidized sugar exports from the European Union, European Union bananas import regime, and Brazilian regime for the import of used and retreaded tires (WTO). He is Arbitrator at the “Camara FGV de Arbitragem” (Arbitration Chamber of the Getulio Vargas Foundation), and at “Camara de Conciliação e Arbitragem da Sociedade Rural Brasileira”) and has acted as Expert Testimony in many cases, at this Chamber and at ICC, the International Chamber of Commerce, in Paris. Lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) - Second Assessment Report (2AR), and Consultant for Biomass Energy other than Wood, to the World Energy Council. Co-founder and Member of the Sustainable Biofuels Consensus (Bellagio Consensus), Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, Bellagio, Italy, 2008, and Participant of the Bled Strategic Forum, since 2008 in Bled, Slovenia. Dr. Nastari is Member of the World Sugar Committee, at ICE Futures (Intercontinental Exchange) in New York, where recommendations are made for improvements in contract rules and other matters related to the world trade of sugar. Member of the Council on Infrastructure of ACSP – Commerce Association of São Paulo, in São Paulo, since 2012. President and CEO of DATAGRO Consulting Ltd., one of the world’s leading consulting company specialized in agricultural markets, serving clients in 41 countries. He leads a team of 97 collaborators at Datagro, housed in six offices (Alphaville, Sao Paulo/Capital, Ribeirao Preto, Santos, Recife and New York), assisting a host of companies in market analysis, investments in production and logistics assets related to sugar, ethanol and other agrindustrial activities, in countries in the Americas, Africa, Europe, and Asia. Throughout the years, Dr. Nastari established a fruitful cooperation between Datagro and the International Sugar Organization (ISO), jointly organizing the prestigious Sugar & Ethanol Conference that precedes the Person of the Year Award (BrazilCham) and the New York Sugar Dinner for the last ten years. He was Chairman of the 19th ISO Annual Seminar in London. He was the Keynote Speaker at the 2013 New York Sugar Dinner. Organizer of the Sugar & Ethanol Summit – Brazil Day, for five consecutive years in London, in cooperation with Brazil’s Ministry of External Relations. Organizer for seventeen consecutive years of the traditional Datagro International Conference in São Paulo that precedes the São Paulo Sugar Dinner, and the Datagro Ceise Br Fenasucro Conference in Sertãozinho, SP, the largest equipment fair for sugar & ethanol in the world. Organizer of the Global Agribusiness Forum, in partnership with the Brazilian Rural Society (SRB), ABRAMILHO (corn producers), ABCZ (cattle producers),Citrus BR (orange juice producers) and Forum Nacional Sucroenergetico (sugar & ethanol producers) a biannual venue which has the official support of the USDA, the European Commission, and the governments of France, Germany, Portugal, Italy, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Israel, Turkey and Cuba. Dr. Nastari is a frequent speaker at energy, biofuels and agribusiness conferences around the globe, with frequent attendance in London, Paris, Brussels, New York, Washington, Delhi, Bangkok, Tokyo, Barcelona, Kyoto, Johannesburg, Bled, Orlando, São Paulo, Singapore, Amsterdam and Dubai. Honorary Citizen of the State of Nebraska, State Assembly of the State of Nebraska, USA (1998) Honorary Citizen of the State of Pernambuco, State Assembly of the State of Pernambuco, Brazil (2016) Prize President Ernesto Geisel (1978) Prize Canassauro Rex (2002) Prize Top Ethanol (2014) Grand Official of the Order of Merit of Anhanguera, State Government of Goiás, 2017 From his contribution to the development of biofuels in the US Dr. Nastari has been granted an Honorary Nebraskan Citizenship (2002), and has been awarded and recognized at the White House for his contribution to the development of biofuels use in aviation (2003). He has also been awarded Honorary Citizenship of the State of Pernambuco, by the

Mr. Timothé Masson Economist, World Association of Beet & Cane Growers -(WABCG), France.

Timothé Masson is an agronomist from the Institut National Agronomique in Paris, and he also has a Master’s Degree in plant breeding. His first job was in Cambodia, as an agronomist for Caritas Internationalis for 2 years. Back in France, he worked for 8 years in the animal products industry, as an economist in the French meat industry sector union, and as Secretary of the French Egg & Egg products’ Union. He joined the French beet growers’ confederation (CGB) in 2013, as an economist, in charge of international affairs. Since 1st January 2014, he has been Secretary of the World Association of Beet and Cane Growers (WABCG), which brings together beet and cane growers from more than 30 member associations all around the world and unites over 5 million sugarbeet and sugarcane growers.

Vinícius Casselli Director, ABGD,São Paulo, Brazil.

Master in Forestry Engineering. USP, completion in 2012. Specialization in Biomass Processing. • Post-Graduation in Project Management. University of California, completed in 1999. • Graduate in Marketing. University of California, completed in 1999. • Graduation in Agronomic Engineering. USP, completion in 1997. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - 15 years of experience in equipment for forest harvesting, biomass processing and processing of industrial and urban waste.

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