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Doug Berven

Vice President of Corporate Affairs


Doug Berven joined POET in March 2003 and has served the organization in several roles since then. In his current role as Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Berven promotes the corporate objectives of POET, the importance of agriculture, and the benefits of biofuels domestically and internationally.

Berven sits on several of POET’s plant Boards of Directors, BIO’s Industrial and Environmental Section of Governing Board, South Dakota Agriculture Foundation Board, the U.S. Grains Council Ethanol Advisory Team, an Emeritus Board Member of the American Council on Renewable Energy, and serves on several industry associated work groups and initiative committees. Berven also manages strategic corporate relations for POET, promotes state, regional and national policy objectives for the industry, and is a recognized authority on biofuels, renewable energy and agriculture. Prior to joining POET, Berven held various roles in banking, real estate development and medical consulting.

This speaker's sessions:

  • POET
  • Tuesday, July 9
  • 3:45 PM - 4:00 PM