Speakers

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

Napaporn Ratanapoka (Program Advisor)

Refinery Technical Manager - PTT Global Chemical PCL, Rayong, Thailand

Nathan Barnett

Thermal Engineering Manager - Koch Heat Transfer

Nathan Barnett is the thermal engineering manager at Koch Heat Transfer and has more than 20 years of unfired heat transfer experience in the petrochemical and process industries.  His background includes thermal and mechanical design of shell and tube exchangers, read more

Pete Kwiatkowski

Director of the Asia-Pacific region - AP–Networks, Singapore

Pete Kwiatkowski is the Director of the Asia-Pacific region for Asset Performance Networks, LLC and is based out of our Singapore office.  He has more than a decade of experience in the refining and petro-chemical industries. In his current role, read more

Peter Reynolds (Program Advisor)

Contributing Analyst - ARC Advisory Group

Peter brings more than 25 years of professional experience in process automation applications, information technology and supply chain in the downstream oil refining and petroleum product marketing. Prior to joining ARC, Peter served as the Strategic Planning Manager for Automation and IT read more

Raghu Ram

Head of HR, Manufacturing - Shell Bukom

Robert Torgerson

Director of Technology - WIKA Group

Rudy Radjab (Program Advisor)

President Director - PT. Kreasindo Resources Indonesia

Mr. 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 read more

Selva Guru (Program Advisor)

Chemical Engineer - 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 read more

Sharul Rashid

Principal Engineer - Instrument & Control - Petronas, Malaysia

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 read more

Simon Rogers

Vice President, Advanced Solutions Business - Yokogawa, Japan

Simon Rogers leads the global Advanced Solutions business for Yokogawa. An experienced chemical engineering executive with thirty years of global experience in the use of digital technology to transform the safety, sustainability and efficiency of the process industries. Simon has read more

Steven Sutanto

Regional Sales Manager - Asia Pacific - IPCO Germany GMBH

Steven Sutanto graduated from Chemical Engineering Department of Institut Teknologi Bandung in 1995. After graduation he joined Sandvik Process Systems, now become IPCO, in Indonesia as Sales Engineer until he moved to Singapore in 2002 as Sales Manager. Mr. Sutanto’s read more

Suhas Japtiwale

Asst. Vice President, Refining & Petrochemicals Business (Supply & Trading) - Reliance Industries Ltd

Suhas has 18 years of experience in the refining and petrochemicals sector. Suhas has done a Masters in Chemical Engineering from the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India. He has studied Management at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. Over read more

Tibor Komróczki

Head of Process Information and Automation, Downstream Production - MOL, Hungary

Tibor Komroczki is the Head of Process Information and Automation in MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas Company. Tibor Komróczki has been working at MOL since 1987. He started his career at the FCC unit and has moved through different roles read more

Tie-Pan Shi

Technical Director - HCpect

Tie-Pan Shi joined HCpect in 2016 as Technical Director of the largest privately-owned FCC catalyst producer in China. Previously, he worked at Phillips 66 for ten years on catalysis, biofuels, and refinery FCC support. He managed the research and development read more

V.Nandakumar

Chief General Manager – Petchem and R&D - Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemical (MRPL), India

Yinglin Tan

Senior Office Assistant - HCPect

Yinglin Tan, Senior Engineer. Previously she was Director of the Technology Department of SINOPEC Catalyst Company (Changling) and has over 20 years’ experience in FCC catalyst industry. She led the project “Commercial production trial of LAP additive for lower olefins” read more

Yuan-Sheng Yu (Program Advisor)

Senior Analyst - Lux Research

Yuan-Sheng Yu is a Senior Analyst based in Lux Research’s Singapore office. He leads Lux Research’s Asia-Pacific research team, providing strategic advice and on-going intelligence for emerging technologies in energy transition, digital transformation, and materials innovation. He works with Global read more