£Competitive for Chair Position
North America or EuropePosted 2 weeks ago
The Sustainable Biomass Program (SBP) is a certification system designed for woody biomass, mostly in the form of wood pellets and wood chips, used in industrial, large-scale energy production. SBP's vision is an economically, environmentally and socially sustainable woody biomass supply chain that contributes to a low carbon economy. SBP has developed a certification system to provide assurance that woody biomass is sourced from legal and sustainable sources.
Acre has been engaged to identify a Chair for the Sustainable Biomass Program Board who will represent a variety of interests and views, facilitate discussions and maximise the collective input of the individual members. The role of the Board of Directors (BoD) is to be responsible for overseeing the implementation of SBPs mission, vision, and governance, as well as setting the overall strategy, direction and budget.
The Board structure is a 3+3+3+1 model with 3 seats for biomass producers (possibly being represented by the associations AEBIOM, USIPA and WPAC), 3 seats for end-users, 3 seats for Public Interest Groups and 1 independent Chair of the Board (independent from the 3 stakeholder groups represented in the Board). Board members are nominated in a personal capacity and need to display attributes including - but not limited to - knowledge, expertise, integrity, and overall a positive perspective on SBP.
The primary responsibility of the independent Chair is to:
In addition you will:
Job Ref. BBBH7351