Within AEBIOM Gilles Gauthier works as a Bioenergy Expert for the European Biomass Association (AEBIOM) and as General Manager of both the European Industry of Pellets Suppliers (EIPS) and the European Pellet Council (EPC). His area of expertise is primarily related to pellet issues: ENplus certification management, market data, pellet safety and communication. Before joining AEBIOM, he gained experience as R&D and sales engineer for agropellets producers and as a pellet expert and coordinator for the Belgian Biomass association (ValBiom). Gilles Gauthier has an industrial engineer background with a specialization in environment. He speaks French and English.