2018 Advisory Board

Asian Downstream Summit 2018 advisory board comprised of  the following members:

PT. Kreasindo Resources Indonesia

Rudy Radjab, President Director

Rudy Radjab has more than 35 years of experience in a wide spectrum of top managerial positions mostly in oil & gas-related fields. From 1993 to 1996 he was Project & Development Manager of the Engineering & Construction Division of PT. ELNUSA. In 1996 he was appointed as President Director of PT. ELNUSA PETROTEKNIK, and from 2001 until 2007 he held the position of President Director of PT. ELNUSA.

Apart from his active position as Board member of Yayasan Pertambangan Energi (YPE), he used to serve as President Director of PT. Banten Global Development, a State Company under Banten Province.  

Mr. Rudy Radjab holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Bandung Institute of Technology and currently holds the position of President Director of PT Kreasindo Resources Indonesia, a holding company under Mining and Energy Foundation (YPE).

Petronas Penapisan Terengganu (PPTSB)                  

Sharul Rashid, Principal Engineer - Instrument and Control 

Sharul graduated with a Bachelor of Science from University of Miami, Coral Gables Florida in 1988 and then graduated in Master Engineering from University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida in 1990. He has been serving with PETRONAS, Malaysia for over 22 years in various Oil & Gas facilities – Transmission Operations Division, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Plant and Refinery and Aromatics Plant. He is now Principal Engineer - Instrument & Control, leading an Instrumentation group for PETRONAS Refinery in the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia.

Singapore Refining Company 

Selva Guru, Principal Engineer, Process Control

PN SelvaGuru is a Chemical Engineer with Masters in Knowledge Engineering from National University of Singapore.

He has 25 years of experience in various refineries and petrochemical operations, especially in DCS, APC, RTO & Operational Intelligence applications.

He has implemented several Multi-Variable Predictive Control (MVPC) applications in various process units & also RTOs (Real-Time Optimization) in FCCUs.

Binh Son Refining & Petrochemical       

Mai Tuan Dat, General Manager, Operations Division

Mai Tuan Dat is a M.A in engineering, major in Electrical & Instrumentation technology, and engaged in Oil & Gas industry for more than 15 years in Dzung Quat Refinery - PetroVietnam. 

From 2000 to present, Mai Tuan Dat has experienced on working for all phases of the first refinery project in Vietnam. He was nominated to many difference positions from E&I engineer, supervisor of Dzung Quat Refinery PMT (Project Management Team), Maintenance Planning Manager, Standing Leader of Defect Liability Steering Committee, etc.

From 2010 to now, Mai Tuan Dat nominated to position of Maintenance Deputy Director in charge for all maintenance and reliability improvement of the Dzungquat Refinery. In April 2014, BSR recognized by various International Insurance Companies as well as some famous technology Licensors as an Excellence Operation in Refining and Petrochemical with over 630 days in continuously safe and efficient operation.

PTT Global Chemical

Napoporn Ratanapoka, Refinery Technical Manager

Started in 1997, Napaporn worked as a process engineer for various process units until 2004 before moving up to becoming the Refinery Economist in Supply & Planning such as running LP and production planning for 1.5 years. From 2006 - 2008, she led the process engineer team to run its first major expansion project "Refinery Upgrading and Clean Fuel Project". 

Her current role is to lead, coach and develop process engineers to exploit benefit from new technology of catalyst and process improvement, aiming to reduce OPEX, maximise UEDC with low EII, increase refinery GRM and improve plant reliability. In addition, she provides support to the operation team on daily optimization and troubleshooting.

BP Singapore 

Claus J. Nehmzow, Digital Innovation Organisation APAC

Claus is responsible for the Asia-Pacific region in BP’s Digital Innovation Organisation (DIO), where he introduces emerging digital technologies to address business challenges faced by the oil and gas major. The DIO’s innovation capability is based on leveraging expertise from outside the oil and gas industry. 

Before joining BP’s Digital Innovation Organization, Claus founded and built a gaming online education business, "3D Avatar School", and held a number of leadership roles, including at brand and user experience agency Method, PA Consulting, Shazam Entertainment, Viant, Booz Allen Hamilton, and accenture.

Originally from Germany, Claus has worked and lived in Zurich, New York, Munich, London, Hong Kong and now lives in Singapore.

Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS)

Jefferi bin Kamarudin, Head of Strategy - Downstream Digital

Interested to participate at the 11th Asian Downstream Summit 2018