Dominik RoserDominik Roser, Ph.D. is the Research Manager for the Fibre Supply and Wildfire Operations research programs at FPInnovations. FPInnovations is among the world’s largest private, not-for-profit forest research centres covering the entire value chain from the forest to end products and Dr. Roser’s research group is focused on improving the competitiveness of Canada’s emerging bioeconomy.
Before moving to Canada in October 2012 he worked for the Finnish Forest Research Institute in Joensuu, Finland, where the focus of his work has been on the technology and know-how transfer of Nordic forest biomass harvesting systems. His work brought Dominik across Europe in order to help establish viable and sustainable biomass procurement systems. He was also chairing an international network to improve research related to the use of forest biomass for energy and was Finnish team leader for the International Energy Agency’s Bioenergy Tasks 31 & 43. In September 2014 Dr. Roser has joined the board of directors of Decentralized Energy Canada.
Dr. Roser holds a bachelor’s degree in Natural Resource Management from the University of Minnesota, a M.Sc. degree in European Forestry and a Ph.D. in Forest Engineering from the University of Eastern Finland.