Secretary General Tasks to be carried out by Presidents by 1 January

IPS part-time Secretary General (SG) Hannu Salo will fully return to his tasks as Regional Manager of the Finnish Bioenergy Association as of 1 January 2017.

His tasks will be taken over by the IPS President Gerald Schmilewski from Germany, gerald.schmilewski (at) and 2nd Vice President Samu Valpola in Finland, samu.valpola (at)

Please update your address books accordingly. The IPS is considering to recruit a full-time SG to fully implement its Strategy if funding can be obtained in 2017. Full contact details: