Mr. Markku Kuronen is a chemist, graduated from University of Joensuu 1995 (physical chemistry). He has been working at Neste Oil since 2006 as a researcher/Associate (2011) in the Research and Development department. His main focus has been middle distillates, renewable diesel HVO and FAME. He has studied physical and chemical properties of HVO and the effects to fossil diesel blends. He is also participating in CEN working group to develop a standard for paraffinic diesel fuels like HVO.