Portz is the executive editor of BBI International's Biomass Magazine and Pellet Mill Magazine, and has been a renewable industry observer, reporter, and commentator for nearly a decade.
"Tim has established himself as a consistent and outspoken champion for biomass energy – specifically the wood pellet sector," PFI states in its release.
With BBI International, Portz developed the agendas of the International Biomass Conference & Expo and the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop.
Prior to BBI, Portz worked in sales and sales management for global printing company RR Donnelley. He graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Born and raised in central Iowa, Portz, his wife, and their two sons now live in Minneapolis.