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

Selva Guru

Principal Control Engineer - Singapore Refining Company Pte Ltd Singapore

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

Shahrul 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

Shibu Raj

Vice President - dt360 LLC

Shibu Raj is the Vice President at dt360 LLC ( Subsidiary of Bahwan CyberTek LLC ) and heads the Digital Supply Chain Management (DSCM) Operations for Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific region. He has over 20 years of experience 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

Siti Sarha Ahmad Nadzri

Engineer (APC & Optimization) - Petronas

Personnel is responsible to take care of APC application in Reformer Unit, MG3 ( Malaysian Group -3) Lube Unit & Delay Coker , PSR-2 Crude Distillation Unit. She is also responsible to take care of Exapilot Expert System MG3 Grade read more

Stéphane Wermester

Sales Director Asia Pacific - Process Licensing Business Unit - Axens

Stéphane Wermester joined the Industrial Division of IFPEN in 1998 where he served as Process Engineer and Start-up Adviser. Between 2003 and 2008 he worked in the Marketing and Technology and Tech Service department as Technology Manager specialized in the 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

Tai Piazza

Refining Industry Manager - VEGA

Tai Piazza has been helping users outfit their processes with VEGA instrumentation solutions since 2008. A graduate of Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH, Tai spent years expanding and managing the presence of VEGA’s radiometric instruments in the mining, petrochemical, and 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


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, since 1993. Currently, he heads the Petrochemicals and R&D section of the organization and is involved the read more

Vahid Krupic

Director Global Sales & Business Development - Precognize

Vahid is an international commercial manager with experience in maximizing delivery with given organizational resources, to expand market presence, manage sales processes incl. organizational restructuring, product portfolio lifecycles and work on cultural change/ learning. Prior to joining SAMSON AG and read more

Vipin Chandran Nair

Partner, SE Asia Safety Lead - ERM

Vipin Chandran Nair, has a Master Degree in Chemical Engineering and has more than 29 years of experience in various fields including Engineering, Project Management, and Technical Supervision, Safety & Process safety management, manufacturing operations, and consulting. He has worked read more

Wai Seng

Managing Director - Accenture

Wai Seng is a Managing Director with Accenture’s Industry X.O practice in ASEAN. He has 19 years of experience and focuses on the downstream hydrocarbon refining and petrochemical industries.  He is a strong proponent of leveraging leading digital technologies to read more

Wiryawan Priharnanto

Digital Technology Engineer - PT. Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk

Wiryawan Priharnanto is currently Digital Technology Engineer at PT. Chandra Asri Petrochemical, Tbk He has 2 (Two) Years’ experience as Digital Technology Engineer and 2.5 (Two and a half) Years as an Analytical Engineer. His role includes proposed study, project read more

Wisnu Medan Santoso

Corporate Head Business Structuring - PT. Pertamina (Persero)

A Business development manager of Pertamina, National Oil & Gas Company of Indonesia. With prior carrier in Banking industry and a CFA charterholder, Wisnu has multiple experiences in business structuring, M&A as well as strategic planning. He is very passionate 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