THE PREMIER CONFERENCE ON BIOPOLYMERS AND BIOBASED CHEMICALS © 2012 Biopolymer World Congress |  All Rights Reserved phone: +1 (858) 592.6951  |   fax: +1 (858) 592.0045  |  congress@biopolymerworld.com Prof Alexander Bismarck Professor of Polymer Materials Imperial College London Department of Chemical Engineering Polymer & Composite Engineering (PaCE) Group UK Bruno De Wilde Lab Manager Organic Waste Systems n.v. Belgium Ramani Narayan MSU University Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science Michigan State University USA Marco Versari Presidente ASSOBIOPLASTICHE Italy BIOPOLYMER WORLD COUNSELORS. Biopolymer World is steered by our Biopolymer World Counselors. The counselors are comprised  of eminent professionals of diverse backgrounds in the industry that are well known for their  active participation in matters of importance relating to Biopolymers and Biobased  Chemicals/Materials and Sustainability.   The guidance of the counselors and the feedback and requests from their association members  helps in maintaining the high quality and direct relevance of the program, conference structure  and overall activities. We would like to thank the following Counselors for their participation: Dirk den Ouden Director New Business Development Avantium The Netherlands Stefano Facco New Business Development Director Novamont Spa Italy David Newman Director C.I.C. - Consorzio Italiano Compostatori Italy Maurits van Tol, Ph.D. Vice-President Bio-based Chemicals and Polymers DSM Bio-based Products & Services The Netherlands Ben Locke Director of Business Development and Government Programs Metabolix USA Carsten Sieden Senior Vice President Fine Chemicals & Biocatalysis Research BASF Germany  Dr. John Williams Head of Materials for Energy & Industry NNFCC UK Rowan Williams President Australasian Bioplastics Association Australia/New Zealand