Khoo Hock Aun
Mr Khoo Hock Aun leads the Ark Bio/Cosmo Biofuels Group which is actively engaged in research and development. establishing jatropha curcas plantations, oilseed to biodiesel downstream processing and trading activities in the Asia Pacific region. He is presently developing markets and partnerships for an oilseed-to-biodiesel supply chain based on the Group’s proprietary processing technology for all oilseed crops including use of oil palm biomass for second generation biofuel and biogas for power generation.
He is Advisor/Strategist for the International Jatropha Organisation and a Vice-Chairman and Steering Board member of the Roundtable for Sustainable Biofuels. The Cosmo Biofuels Group, as a plantation agency management company approaches its plantation projects holistically with firm commitments on the sensitivity and welfare of local farmers and workers, the protection of local environment and the sustainability of the biofuels industry in the country concerned by conducting prerequisite professional and accredited assessments. Cosmopolitan Synergies Sdn Bhd is the trading and consultancy arm of the Group in the transactions involving oilseeds, crude oil feedstock and refined methyl ester undertaking offtake agreements with jatropha and other oilseed farms and plantations.