Pasi Rousu (M.Sc. degree in process engineering from University of Oulu, Finland) is co-founder of Chempolis Oy. Currently he is working as Senior Advisor of the Company. Since founding of the company in 1994 Rousu has had various important positions such as Board member, President of Chempolis Asia & Pacific and Americas, Director of Chempolis India, MD of Chempolis Biorefining technology (Shanghai) Co. ltd. Chief Technology Officer. During his whole career in Chempolis, he has been involved in the process technology development team. He has several publications and patents relating to environmentally sustainable processing of different lignocellulosic raw materials into fibre, paper, glucose, bioethanol, platform chemicals and energy. Rousu has also been regularly speaking in various bio-forums.