Jan. 10, 2019 - Mr. Yoshinobu "Yoshi" Kusano has joined FutureMetrics as a policy advisor regarding the Asian wood pellet markets.
Mr. Kusano has extensive experience in the wood pellet sector and will provide FutureMetrics with updates and analysis on current and evolving policy in the high-growth regions of northeast and southeast Asia.
His experience, contacts, and knowledge about policy will enhance FutureMetrics’ understanding of the current and future Japanese and South Korean markets for industrial wood pellets.
Mr. Kusano is the executive advisor and the head of the fuel procurement group for biomass energy at Renova, a Japanese developer and operator of renewable power projects. Prior to Renova, he spent several decades with Sumitomo Corporation leading their woodchip and wood pellet group. He was named one of the most influential leaders in the biomass Industry by Argus Media in 2016.