Speakers

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

Robert Torgerson

Director of Technology - WIKA Group

Robert graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering Science with a Concentration in Management of Technology. He has 28 year of experience in the refining and petrochemical industries with companies like Baker Petrolite, Ashland Chemical, ICI read more

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

Sammy Six

Deputy Editor Marine Fuels - Argus Media

Sammy Six is currently Deputy Editor Marine Fuels at Argus Media in Singapore. He leads the daily price assessments of delivered bunkers in Singapore and Asia-Pacific. Previously, he was an Oil Market Analyst with Platts in Singapore, KAPSARC in Saudi 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

Senthil Ramani

Digital and Consulting Business Lead - Asia Pacific, Africa and Middle East - Accenture

Senthil Ramani (Sen) is Accenture’s digital and consulting business lead for the Asia Pacific, Africa and Middle East geographies. Sen is a strategist and practitioner known for his pragmatic approach to leveraging digital technologies. Sen advises top clients on developing 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

Stephen Mellor

Chief Technology Officer - Industrial Internet Consortium

Stephen Mellor is the Chief Technical Officer for the Industrial Internet Consortium, where he directs the standards requirements and technology & security priorities for the Industrial Internet. In that role, he coordinates the activities of the several engineering, architecture, security 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

Surasak Pothichanprasert

Business Development Manager - Pall Corporation

Surasak Pothichanprasert has over 13 years of experience with Pall Corporation in fluid separation across upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas processing and refining. He has provided technical support to the customers across SEA region in troubleshooting of filtration 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

Mr Nandakumar has over 25 years of experience in oil refining. He has been working at Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd. (MRPL, www.mrpl.co.in) since 1993. Currently, he heads the Petrochemicals and R&D section of the organization and is involved the read more

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

Zak Alzein

Vice President and General Manager of Connected Performance Services (CPS) - Honeywell UOP

Zak Alzein is Vice President and General Manager of Connected Performance Services (CPS), Honeywell UOP’s cloud-based knowledge and software-as-a-service business that is part of the Honeywell Connected Plant enterprise. Zak led the launch and development of CPS, which is focused read more