• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Jeremy Baines

VARO Energy

Executive Vice President Customers, Trading & Commercial Optimisation

Jeremy Baines joined VARO in August 2022 in the position of Executive Vice President – Customers, Trading and Commercial Optimisation and is based in Zug. In this role, he oversees trading, sales, marketing and commercial teams and is responsible for driving the customer value proposition which is at the heart of the ONE VARO Transformation strategy. Prior to this, Jeremy served Neste for nearly two decades, in senior commercial and leadership positions in Geneva, London, Brussels and Houston. Most recently, he held the position of President of Neste, US, Inc. His knowledge of the renewable fuels sector, experience in developing first-class customer solutions and exceptional track record in growing businesses will be invaluable as VARO accelerates its journey to be a European energy transition leader. Jeremy began his career as an LPG trader in both London and Brussels and holds a BS in Economics from City University, London, UK.

Sessions With Jeremy Baines

Tuesday, 7 March

  • 11:55am - 12:45pm (CST) / 07/mar/2023 05:55 pm - 07/mar/2023 06:45 pm

    Boom Time for Biofuels: New crops, new fuels, new markets

    Agribusiness & Biofuels
    As energy transition and fuels decarbonization continues and spreads to more countries and jurisdictions, the demand for both biofuels and low-carbon feedstocks is increasing. Advanced or next-generation biofuels have been slow to enter the market for a variety of reasons such as policy support, technological limitations and the availability of conventional biofuels. How is the energy transition changing the landscape for next-generation biofuels? What are investors noticing as new technologies, projects and feedstocks are beginning to enter the market? What are the major drivers for the future success of next-generation biofuels?