May 8, 2012 Sean McWard

DR. JENNIFER HOLMGREN NAMED NEWEST BOARD MEMBER OF RSB SERVICES FOUNDATION

McLean, VA – May 8, 2012 – The RSB Services Foundation, the implementing entity of the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) which has developed a Global Sustainability Standard and Certification System for biofuel production, is pleased to announce that Dr. Jennifer Holmgren is the newest Board member of RSB Services Foundation.
Dr. Holmgren is the Chief Executive Officer of Lanzatech, a bio-fuel company recognized as a world- leader in energy innovation. She has over 20 years of experience in the energy sector including a proven track record in the development and commercialization of fuels and chemicals technologies.  Dr. Holmgren holds a B.Sc. degree from Harvey Mudd College, a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from the University of Chicago. She is the author or co-author of 50 U.S. patents, 20 scientific publications and is the 2003 recipient of the Council for Chemical Research’s (CCR) Malcolm E. Pruitt Award.

“Dr. Holmgren’s addition to our Board will bring a seasoned industry perspective to addressing sustainability and accountability in this new frontier for the biofuel industry.” says Peter Ryus, CEO of RSB Services Foundation.  “With the addition of Dr. Holmgren, the RSB Services Foundation Board will have the benefit her both corporate and significant scientific accomplishments.”

The RSB Services Foundation is a US based non-profit organization formed to manage a broad range of operational activities on behalf of the RSB Standards Body, including the certification process and oversight of licensing and use of the trademark.  As such, it needs a strong team of people to develop and manage the tools to facilitate the global adoption of the RSB standard and to support the continued work of RSB Standards through education, training and communications programs.

For general enquiries about RSB Certification, please contact info@rsbservices.org or visit www.rsbservices.org

For general enquires about the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels, including RSB membership, please contact rsb@epfl.ch or visit www.rsb.org