Speakers

Here's a list of confirmed speakers and program advisors at Asian Downstream Summit / Refining Petrochemicals Asia 2019:

Abdulrahman M. Alturki

Planning & Scheduling Engineer - Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia

Abdulrahman is a planning & scheduling engineer of Saudi Aramco’s command center, OSPAS that is based on Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from King Abdulaziz University (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia).

Allan Rilling

Industry Manager for Refining and Petrochemicals - ABB inc.

Allan possesses 29 years of experience in the area of optical spectroscopy and technical expertise with FTIR and FT-NIR spectrometers.His formal education was based on Atmospheric dynamics and chemistry at York University in Toronto, Canada. At ABB inc, Allan has read more

Anusha Kothandaraman

Director, Strategy and Business Development – Asia - Braskem

Anusha Kothandaraman is currently Director, Strategy and Business Development, Asia at Braskem. Her role includes responsibility for establishing Braskem’s business in India. Prior to this role, Anusha was Director, Planning, Controlling and Business Intelligence at Braskem America in Philadelphia, where read more

Arun Kumar

General Manager ( Asset Integrity & Engineering) - HPCL-Mittal Energy Ltd.

Arun Kumar is working with HPCL‐ Mittal Energy Ltd., India, as General Manager(Asset Management & Engineering), Guru Gobind Singh Refinery at Bathinda, India. Has over 30 years of experience in the areas of erection, commissioning, maintenance, equipment reliability, turnaround planning read more

Arun Subramaniyan

Vice President – Data Science & Analytics - BHGE Digital

Arun Subramaniyan leads the global data science & analytics team in BHGE Digital. His team develops deep learning augmented domain analytics for all aspects of the Oil & Gas industry. He joined BHGE Digital from GE Global Research Center in read more

Atik Suvittham

Lead Digital Manufacturing Engineer, Process Technology Center - SCG Chemicals Co, Thailand

Mr. Atik Suvittham has more than 17 years of experience in IT&OT technology, including, but not limited to, plant information, system integration, advanced process control, real-time optimization, operator training system, IIoT platform, AI technology. Throughout his career, he has delivered read more

Attila Kiss

Group DS Operational Risk Pr. Manager - MOL Group, Hungary

Attila Kiss is a passionate reliability and operational excellence professional with a decade of experience in maintaining and improving uptime of manufacturing equipment and processes in the oil and gas industry. As a member of the Society of Maintenance and read more

Bob Gill

General Manager - ARC Advisory Group

Bob Gill is responsible for managing ARC Advisory Group’s business operations and market research activities in Southeast Asia. ARC provides technology research and advisory services – ­including a growing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) practice – to clients comprising the read more

Bradley G. Houk

Senior Engineering Advisor & Open Process Automation Project Manager - ExxonMobil, USA

Brad is a Senior Engineering Advisor with ExxonMobil. Brad has more than 30 years’ experience in the refining and chemicals industry. Most of his career has been focused in the control and optimization areas having been involved in the full read more

Bruna Bueno (Program Advisor)

Head – Digital Innovation Team - Braskem

Bruna is responsible for innovation at Braskem Digital Center. She holds a MSc in Policy of Science and Technology (UNICAMP) and a graduation degree in Business (UNISINOS). Bruna joined Braskem in 2011, and has occupied different roles in IT/technology teams. read more

Claudia P. Zuluaga

Principal Digital Product Manager - Royal Dutch Shell (Digital Centre of Excellence)

21 years of experience working in multiple sectors such as Education, Research, Paper Mills, Power Generation, Oil & Gas (Offshore and Onshore) Upstream and Downstream. Claudia has worked in different countries around the world (Colombia, Chile, Argentina, England, Scotland, Malaysia, read more

Daniel Phan

Consultant - AP–Networks

Daniel Phan is a Consultant with Asset Performance Networks, Asia Pacific, based out of the company’s office in Singapore. Daniel possesses extensive experience in project management and project consulting spanning the oil & gas, petrochemical, and maritime industries. For more read more

David Turner

Managing Director - Resources2 Energy Pte Ltd, Singapore

After graduating in Chemical Engineering from Bath University, UK, David build a career in technology and consulting for the Energy industries starting with Enhanced Oil Recovery technology with Serck Baker where he held various roles from Product Development through Sales read more

Dempsy Robby Kambey

GM-Asset Management - PT Kreasindo Resources Indonesia

Dempsy Robby Kambey has more than 25 years experience in oil and gas industries. He started his career in 1981 at PT. Arun LNG Plant, in north Aceh, Indonesia. PT. Arun is an operating company of Pertamina (Indonesian state oil read more

Dinesh Vaidya

AVP HSEF - Head Safety - Reliance Industries Ltd, India

Dinesh is an HSE Management professional with 30 years of experience in Refinery, Petrochemicals and Oil and Gas industries. He has excellent knowledge of Operational safety and Process safety with hands-on experience in implementing various HSE systems and regulations across read more

Dr Antonio Feraco

Managing Consultant – Industrie 4.0 - TÜV SÜD Asia Pacific

Dr Feraco is Managing Consultant Industrie 4.0 for TÜV SÜD Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. Here he focuses his activities in supporting the manufacturing sector, in adopting technologies within the industry 4.0 space to enable end to end integration of IT read more

Dr Pratap Nair

CEO & President - Ingenero Inc.

Pratap is one of the founding members of Ingenero, on its board and also currently serves as its President & CEO. At Ingenero, Pratap has played a key role in commercially validating the innovative concept of remote process engineering and read more

Dr. Madhukar Garg

President – Refining & Petchem R&D - Reliance Industries Ltd

Dr. Marcio Wagner da Silva

Process Engineer and Project Manager - Petrobras, Brazil

Dr. Marcio Wagner da Silva is Process Engineer and Project Manager focusing on Crude Oil Refining Industry based in São José dos Campos, Brazil. Bachelor in Chemical Engineering from University of Maringa (UEM), Brazil and PhD. in Chemical Engineering from read more

Dr. SSV Ramakumar

Director (R&D) - Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.

Dr. SSV Ramakumar is Director (Research & Development) on the Board of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IndianOil), a Fortune 500 company. With a doctorate in Chemistry from IIT-Roorkee (erstwhile University of Roorkee), Dr. Ramakumar has more than three decades of read more