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  • March 18 - 22, 2024
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Ricardo Mussa


Chief Executive Officer

Ricardo Mussa is CEO at Raízen, an integrated energy company committed to sustainability. Graduated in Production Engineering by Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo, and he has worked for multinationals such as Unilever and Danone. In 2007, he joined Cosan, as one of the founders and CEO at Radar for 5 years, a company dedicated to investing in agricultural land with high potential for appreciation. In 2014, he assumed as CEO at Moove, the Lubricants business of Cosan, with operations in 6 countries including Europe and Latin America. In 2017, he assumed the executive vice-presidency of Logistics, Distribution & Trading at Raízen. In 2020, he became CEO at Raízen Today he leads a team of 29 thousand people.

Sessions With Ricardo Mussa

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?