Global Biofuels Summit,

22-23 Oct, 2019 - Singapore, SINGAPORE

Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay

About our Event Speakers

We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.

Speakers at this Event

Xiaofeng Ye

Xiaofeng Ye

Director, Biorefining - APAC

Novozymes (China) Investment

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Xiaofeng Ye

Xiaofeng Ye

Director, Biorefining - APAC

Novozymes (China) Investment

AGENDA SESSION

Catalysing Cellulosic Ethanol Production for Sustainable Supply of Liquid Fuel

Day 2 [Wed 23, October], at 11:10 AM

PROFILE

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Dr. Xiaofeng Ye is currently the APAC director of the biorefining business at Novozymes China Investment Co. Ltd. He is responsible for the commercial operation, technical service as well as application research in the biorefining business for the Asia Pacific region. Dr. Ye has gained his Ph.D. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the field of Civil and Environmental engineering. He has worked at Novozymes in US and China since 2011, with extensive experience in Product innovation, Corporate strategy, and Business development.

Abdes Karimi

Abdes Karimi

Head of Improvement Delivery (Maritime)

BHP Billiton Marketing Asia

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Abdes Karimi

Abdes Karimi

Head of Improvement Delivery (Maritime)

BHP Billiton Marketing Asia

AGENDA SESSION

Challenges for Biofuels in Maritime Application

Day 1 [Tue 22, October], at 11:10 AM

PROFILE

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Abdes has extensive global and executive experience, and a deeply strategic approach to commodity trading, supply chain optimization and technology. He has a passion for reducing carbon, cost and casualty across the Maritime Supply Chain. During his 10 year career with BHP, Abdes gained extensive experience across most of BHP’s business segments in Asia, Australia, Americas and Europe and built joint innovation partnerships to deliver sustainable, automated and innovative supply chains. Abdes represents BHP on the boards of its shipping subsidiaries and JVs. Before his career at BHP he worked as a Consulting Manager for 5 years with Accenture, delivering supply chain solutions for mining, oil and gas companies.

Adrian Suharto

Adrian Suharto

Head of Stakeholder Engagement , Sustainability

Neste

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Adrian Suharto

Adrian Suharto

Head of Stakeholder Engagement , Sustainability

Neste

AGENDA SESSION

Neste's Sustainable Production Focusing on Circular Economy

Day 1 [Tue 22, October], at 09:40 AM

Day 1 [Tue 22, October], at 04:00 PM

PROFILE

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Adrian Suharto is currently Head of Stakeholder Engagement for Neste Corporation and based in Singapore. He has more than 11 years' experience in various commodities which started with palm oil sustainability.
In his current role Adrian Suharto is responsible for global stakeholder engagement for sustainability and public affairs; ensuring sustainability for a wide range of feedstock including palm oil, animal fats and used cooking oil, ensuring implementation of Neste policies and principles throughout the supply chain and representing Neste in various sustainability initiatives such as RSPO (Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil) and ISCC (International Sustainability and Carbon Certification). He is also responsible to engage various stakeholders to develop and maintain markets for Neste products.

Within the sustainability initiatives, Adrian has worked in various working groups in the RSPO for developing various standards for the palm oil sustainability such as GHG emissions, peat land and smallholders. Adrian is the current co-chair for the ISCC technical committee Asia Pacific.
Adrian is the company spokesperson for the region and has represented Neste in various international conferences organized by the RSPO, ISCC, Innovation Forum, Malaysian Palm Oil Board, Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil, CIFOR and many more.

Adrian Suharto has a bachelor of science from the Institute of Technology, Bandung Indonesia and a Masters of Science from the University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia.

Runeel Daliah

Runeel Daliah

Analyst

Lux Research - APAC

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Runeel Daliah

Runeel Daliah

Analyst

Lux Research - APAC

AGENDA SESSION

Emerging Technologies in Converting Biomass into Biofuel

Day 1 [Tue 22, October], at 02:00 PM

PROFILE

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Runeel Daliah is an Analyst in Lux Research’s Singapore office. As a key member of the Energy Transition team, Runeel conducts research on technological and market developments in technologies for the decarbonization of mobility and industry. His core expertise lies in innovations in low-carbon fuels, hydrogen, and carbon capture & utilization (CCU).
Prior to Lux, Runeel led the project development of small-scale green diesel facilities in South East Asia at Proton Power Asia.  Additionally, he oversaw R&D testing for novel fuel cell technologies in collaboration with the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems based in Germany. Runeel graduated with a Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering from The University of Manchester in the United Kingdom.

Manasi Mone

Manasi Mone

DGM, Head - Fuel & Exhaust systems (Indoor Testing)

Tata Motors

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Manasi Mone

Manasi Mone

DGM, Head - Fuel & Exhaust systems (Indoor Testing)

Tata Motors

AGENDA SESSION

EV vs. Biofuels

Day 2 [Wed 23, October], at 10:10 AM

PROFILE

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Manasi is a Mechanical Engineer with 15 years of experience in automobile industry including two wheelers, passenger cars and commercial vehicles. She is also a Member of Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK, contributing as a Hon. Secretary for the Automobile Division, IMechE-India. Currently, she is responsible for validating fuel & exhaust systems including design inputs for warranty/field failures; driving new technology in the domain area. Manasi has filed 3 patents and 3 copyrights in fuel, exhaust and other automobile systems. She graduated in Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering  from University of Pune, Maharashtra, India (College Name: Government College of Engineering, Pune).

David Lantz

David Lantz

Sustainability Manager - SEA

Scania

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David Lantz

David Lantz

Sustainability Manager - SEA

Scania

AGENDA SESSION

Biofuel Applications in Heavy Duty Vehicles

Day 2 [Wed 23, October], at 09:40 AM

PROFILE

 
https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/191022/speakers/DavidLantz.jpgSince April 2016, David Lantz has been the Sustainability Manager at Scania South East Asia where he is in charge of sharing Scania’s 128 years of experience in developing sustainable transport Systems with growing cities in the region covering areas such as:
- Improving the safety and reducing the environmental impact of transports systems through smart and fuel efficient solutions
- New technology such as electro mobility, alternative fuels and autonomous vehicles
- Community impact through vocational school development and on the job skills developments
 
He has been based in Malaysia since 2010 and prior to joining Scania he work for Business Sweden, the Swedish Trade and Invest Council where he as a Project Manager and Commercial Liaison to the Asian Development Bank, was in charge of sharing the combined experiences of the Swedish Transportation industry to growing cities in Southeast Asia covering areas from integrated city planning, Bus Rapid Transit Systems, congestion charging to on street parking.

 

Milind Patke

Milind Patke

Executive Director (HSSE & Advanced Liquid Biofuels)

Bharat Petroleum

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Milind Patke

Milind Patke

Executive Director (HSSE & Advanced Liquid Biofuels)

Bharat Petroleum

AGENDA SESSION

Day 1 [Tue 22, October], at 04:00 PM

Establishing A Roadmap for Advanced Biofuels in India

Day 2 [Wed 23, October], at 09:10 AM

PROFILE

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Mr Patke joined BPCL in 1984 and he is currently the Head of HSSE and Biofuels. Under his leadership, BPCL will be setting up first ever 2nd generation Ethanol plant in Orissa. As a corporate role holder for Safety in BPCL, he is attempting to create a culture for safety across refining, storage, distribution and customer safety in India.

 

His achievements in BPCL include;

1. Establishing tie ups with Major International and national Original equipment manufacturers for BPC’s Lubricants.
2. Setting up an integrated supply chain for lubricants in BPCL and leading SCM APO implementation to drive down cost of procurement and inventory.
3. Leading a countrywide CRM initiative and setting up of customer care system in BPCL.
4. Envisioning Branding of BPCL to give it a differentiation.
5. Optimization of coastal input across Indian coastline to reduce cost of placement.
6. Working closely with Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas on various Biofuel initiatives.


Mr. Patke holds a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical from Delhi College of Engineering and MBA from IIM Indore.

Dirk Kronemeijer

Dirk Kronemeijer

CEO

Goodfuels

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Dirk Kronemeijer

Dirk Kronemeijer

CEO

Goodfuels

AGENDA SESSION

THE RISE OF MARINE BIOFUELS

Day 1 [Tue 22, October], at 10:40 AM

PROFILE

Dirk is a seasoned sustainable energy entrepreneur. With SkyNRG he initiated the first flights ever in the world on sustainable aviation biofuel which emerged into a huge new global market. With GoodFuels he launched the first ships ever on sustainable marine biofuel and recently the first deep sea vessels on sustainable Bio-Fuel Oil - a direct replacement for arguably the dirtiest heavy fuel oil ever invented by mankind - saving  up to 90% in carbon and 100% in sulphur emissions. As runner up to GoodFuels Dirk founded SkyNRG, the Amsterdam based global pioneer and market leader in sustainable aviation biofuel and serving more than 25 aviation customers on more than 5 continents.

 

Before his time at GoodFuels and SkyNRG, Dirk worked for 12 years in the airline industry in London and Amsterdam for both low-cost as flag carriers, his last position being (the youngest ever) Vice President at KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.

 

Dirk Kronemeijer (1974) achieved his MSc in Business Economics from the University of Groningen and he completed executive programs at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) and INSEAD.

Kenny Sim

Kenny Sim

Vegetable Oil Trading Head (APAC)

Eni Trading & Shipping S.p.A

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Kenny Sim

Kenny Sim

Vegetable Oil Trading Head (APAC)

Eni Trading & Shipping S.p.A

AGENDA SESSION

PANEL DISCUSSION

Day 1 [Tue 22, October], at 04:00 PM

PROFILE

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Mr. Kenny Sim is a graduate from University Putra in Malaysia with a Degree in Agribusiness specializing in Food Science. He has over 18 years of experience as a vegetable oil trader covering Palm oil and waste feedstock for biofuels production in domestic and international markets. He has been working in Eni Trading & Shipping since 2017.

Hu Qing

Hu Qing

Lead Analyst

Drewry Maritime Services (ASIA)

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Hu Qing

Hu Qing

Lead Analyst

Drewry Maritime Services (ASIA)

AGENDA SESSION

Biofuel Outlook in Malaysia & Indonesia

Day 1 [Tue 22, October], at 11:40 AM

PROFILE

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Hu Qing joined Drewry in 2015, having more than 10 years of liquid bulk market research experiences in shipbrokering companies. She set up the research desk of SPI Marine Asia, and spent almost 8 years there working as freight market analyst of liquid chemical chartering shipping, covering chemical, vegoil, molasses and clean petroleum shipping markets. She worked in ICAP Shipping Singapore as a senior analyst for the DPP, CPP, liquid chemical, LPG, LNG shipping markets. Prior to that she has worked in Shanghai Ship & Shipping Research Institute as an analyst, participated in many projects in shipping and logistics field.

 

Since joining Drewry as Lead Analyst in May 2015, Hu Qing has improved the Chemical Forecaster, overviewed the quality of gas shipping market report, and participated several consulting assignments covering chemical tanker shipping market.

 

Hu Qing holds a Master of Science degree in Transportation System and Management from National University of Singapore and Bachelor’s degree in International Trading and Shipping Management from Wuhan University of Technology in China.

Allan Lim

Allan Lim

CEO

Alpha Biofuels

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Allan Lim

Allan Lim

CEO

Alpha Biofuels

AGENDA SESSION

Waste to Wealth

Day 1 [Tue 22, October], at 02:30 PM

Day 1 [Tue 22, October], at 04:00 PM

PROFILE

Will update soon
Jefri A. Simanjuntak

Jefri A. Simanjuntak

Process Engineer - Process & Facility, Refining Directorate

PT Pertamina (Persero)

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Jefri A. Simanjuntak

Jefri A. Simanjuntak

Process Engineer - Process & Facility, Refining Directorate

PT Pertamina (Persero)

AGENDA SESSION

Converting CPO into Green Fuel: Indonesia’s Context

Day 1 [Tue 22, October], at 05:00 PM

PROFILE

Will update soon
Yee Chow

Yee Chow

Biofuel Manager

Cathay Pacific Airways (Tentatively Confirmed)

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Yee Chow

Yee Chow

Biofuel Manager

Cathay Pacific Airways (Tentatively Confirmed)

AGENDA SESSION

Emerging Trends in Biojet Fuel Application

Day 1 [Tue 22, October], at 04:30 PM

PROFILE

Will update soon