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Speakers

The following individuals are confirmed speakers for SIEW programmes in 2010. Check back in the coming months for additional speakers, or join our mailing list.

Featured Speakers and Moderators at SIEW 2010

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong
Speaking at: Singapore Energy Lecture

Mr. Lee Hsien Loong has been Singapore’s third Prime Minister since 2004. He was first elected Member of Parliament in 1984 as a candidate of the People's Action Party (PAP) in Teck Ghee Constituency and has been re-elected in five consecutive elections, most recently in 2006. Before becoming Prime Minister, Mr Lee held Ministerial appointments in Trade and Industry, Defence and Finance. He was also Deputy Prime Minister for 14 years, with responsibility for economic and civil service matters.

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Mr S. Iswaran

Mr S. Iswaran
Senior Minister of State for Trade & Industry and Education

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Mr S Iswaran, currently the Senior Minister of State for Trade & Industry and Education, Singapore, began his political career in 1997. Prior to his current appointment in 2006, Mr Iswaran had served in both the public and private sectors including the National Trade Union Congress as Director for Special Projects; the Singapore Indian Development Association as CEO; and most recently, Temasek Holdings where he was Managing Director focusing on leveraged buy-outs and high tech/biotech investments.

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H.E. Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah

H.E. Abdulla Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah
Deputy Premier, and Minister of Energy and Industry of the State of Qatar
Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Abdulla Bin Hamad is the Energy and Industry Minister and the Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar, and the former President of OPEC. He is the chairman of Qatar Petroleum and its subsidiaries. His Excellency started his career in 1972 with the Ministry of Finance and Petroleum of Qatar. He held the post of Head of International and Public Relations at the Ministry from 1973. He has also served as the Director of the Office of the Minister of Finance and Petroleum, director of the Office of the Minister of Interior and the Acting Minister of Finance and Petroleum. Since 1992, Abdulla Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah has been the Minister of Energy and Industry. In 2003 he was appointed as the Second Deputy Prime Minister and in 2007 became Deputy Prime Minister.

H.E. Ali Ibrahim Al-Naimi

H.E. Ali Ibrahim Al-Naimi
Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Saudi Arabia

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

H.E. Ali Ibrahim Al-Naimi was appointed Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources in August 1995. Prior to that, he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco). Minister Al-Naimi has spent his career in energy exploration and production with Saudi Aramco, beginning in 1947, when he started work at Aramco as a foreman rising to CEO in 1988. He holds a BS degree in Geology from Lehigh University, and an MS degree in Geology from Stanford University.

YB Dato’ Sri Peter Chin Fah Kui

YB Dato’ Sri Peter Chin Fah Kui
Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Malaysia

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Dato’ Sri Peter Chin Fah Kui, 59, was appointed as the Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water on 10 April 2009. Before that, he was the Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities. Dato’ Sri Peter Chin was called to the Bar at Gray's Inns, London in 1971. The Sarawak-born Minister commenced his political career in 1986 and among the positions he has held included being the Member of Parliament for Miri in Sarawak (1986-present), Parliamentary Secretary of Ministry of Social Welfare (1986-1990), Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and the Environment (1990- 1995), and Deputy Minister of Housing and Local Government (1995-1999).

Dr Alf Bjørseth

Dr Alf Bjørseth
Chairman & CEO, Scatec AS

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Alf Bjørseth earned his Doctor Phil. degree in physical chemistry from the University of Oslo, Norway in 1979.In 1994, he started ScanWafer and later three other companies, that merged into Renewable Energy Corporation (REC), where Dr. Bjorseth served as President and CEO from the start until 2005. He is now running his private company, Scatec AS, where the main objective is to establish new companies based on the latest technologies in the areas of renewable energy and advanced materials.

Read his full biography here

Dr. Andrew Light, PhD

Dr. Andrew Light, PhD
Senior Fellow at American Progress

Speaking at: ESI Climate Change Roundtable

Andrew Light is a Senior Fellow at American Progress specializing in climate, energy, and science policy. He coordinates American Progress's participation in the Global Climate Network, focusing on international climate change policy and the future of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. He is also director of the Center for Global Ethics at George Mason University. Light is an internationally recognized expert on the relationship between environmental policy and ethics, specializing in restoration ecology, urban ecology, and climate change.

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Mr Ate Visser

Mr Ate Visser
Vice President, Gas, Shell

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

In September 2009, Ate Visser was appointed as Vice President Gas, Asia, in Upstream International and is responsible for the governance of Shell’s midstream gas assets in Asia. He is also the MD of Shell MDS (Malaysia) SDN BHD, the Gas-to-Liquids plant in Bintulu, Malaysia. Ate has a MSc degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Technology of Eindhoven, where he specialised in Operations Research.

Dr. Cho-Oon Khong

Dr. Cho-Oon Khong
Chief Political Analyst in the Global Business Environment team, Shell International.

Speaking at: Shell-ESI Roundtable on Energy Industries in a Carbon-Constrained Future

Dr. Cho-Oon Khong is Chief Political Analyst in the Global Business Environment team, Shell International, with over 15 years of experience in leading and participating in country scenario projects. Cho advises on political trends and political risk analysis for the Shell Group, and leads the external environment assessments for the Group’s country reviews. He was actively involved in developing the 1995, 1998, 2001 and 2005 sets of Shell Global Scenarios and the 2008 Shell Energy Scenarios.
Dr Daniel H. Yergin

Dr Daniel H. Yergin
IHS CERA co-founder and chairman

Moderator at: Singapore Energy Summit

Daniel Yergin is a highly respected authority on energy, international politics and economics. He is founder and chairman of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates (IHS CERA), which is one of the world's leading consulting and research firms in its field. He received the Pulitzer Prize for The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power (in a new edition in 2009), and is currently writing a new book on energy and geopolitics.

Dr Yergin plays a leadership role in the global energy industry. He received his BA from Yale University, and his Ph.D. from Cambridge University, where he was a Marshall Scholar.

Dr. Cho-Oon Khong

Mr. Davy Thielens
Senior Consultant, KEMA Ltd; Chairman IET Young Professionals London

Speaking at: IPEC 2010

In his current position as Senior Consultant of the UK team, Davy Thielens specialises in providing strategic advice to the power sector. He actively pushes the innovation agenda focusing on the future power sector challenges such as the integration of smart grids, smart meters and electric vehicles. He is actively involved in the UK Smart Grid debate through his work with the Energy Network Association. He provides a series of monthly interactive workshop sessions covering all aspects necessary for the implementation of smart grids in the UK, including close collaboration with the Energy Retail Association.

Dr. Detlef Kayser

Dr. Detlef Kayser
Principal, Hamburg, McKinsey & Company

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Detlef Kayser is a director in the German office of McKinsey & Company, Inc. and joined the firm in April 1997. Dr. Kayser is the leader of the McKinsey Global Manufacturing Practice with 250 dedicated production/lean experts. Before joining McKinsey, Dr. Kayser worked for several years in the aerospace industry and served as an advisor to the German Ministry of Transportation and the “International Civil Aviation Organization”. He has served clients in industrial environments as well as in the public sector, and has experience from approximately 100 engagements.

Mr Ethan Zindler

Mr Ethan Zindler
Head of Policy Analysis, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit and Bloomberg New Energy Finance Executive Dinner

Ethan Zindler is Head of Policy Analysis at Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the world’s leading provider of data, research, and news on the clean and low-carbon energy sector. Zindler is charged with managing and expanding BNEF’s coverage of key policy developments around the globe impacting renewables, biofuels, and energy efficiency. Based in Washington, Zindler’s particular area of expertise is US clean energy policy and he has written extensively on the Obama administration’s moves on key regulations as well as about legislation before Congress.

Professor Frank A. Wolak

Professor Frank A. Wolak
Department of Economics, Stanford University

Speaking at: Singapore Electricity Roundtable

Frank A. Wolak is the Holbrook Working Professor of Commodity Price Studies in the Department of Economics at Stanford University. His fields of specialization are Industrial Organization and Econometric Theory. His recent work studies methods for introducing competition into infrastructure industries--telecommunications, electricity, water delivery and postal delivery services--and on assessing the impacts of these competition policies on consumer and producer welfare.

Read his full biography here

Mr Greg Guthridge

Mr Greg Guthridge
Global Retail Operations Lead, Accenture

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Greg Guthridge leads Accenture’s global utilities customer care practice. Over the past 20 years, he has led and managed customer service-related transformation programs, outsourced business operations, and strategic vision projects for clients in North America, South America, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Mr. Guthridge has developed solutions that drive consequent impacts on operating costs, customer satisfaction, revenue assurance, and customer energy demand management.

Mr Henry Derwent

Mr Henry Derwent
President & CEO of the International Emissions Trading Association

Speaking at: Carbon Forum Asia

Henry Derwent became the President and CEO of the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) in February 2008. Previously, as international climate change Director for the UK Government, he oversaw the UK’s role in the international negotiations, in the G8 and in other forums. Henry has been closely associated with the development of greenhouse gas trading in the UK and Europe from its earliest days. He previously had responsibilities for all aspects of climate change and sustainable energy in the UK as well as air quality and industrial pollution control.

Mr Ivo Bozon

Mr Ivo Bozon
Director, Leader of Energy and Materials sector, McKinsey & Company

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Ivo Bozon is a Director in McKinsey & Company's Amsterdam Office. He leads the global energy and material sector representing around 20 percent of the Firm's activities. Within this group, he has in addition been the global leader of the oil and gas practice of McKinsey for the last 8 years and has been working with clients in Asia, Russia, Africa, Europe and the US. He has extensive experience in working with International Majors, National Oil Companies, host governments as well as selected independents and oil field services providers.

Dr. John Nyboer

Dr. John Nyboer
Director MJKA Energy Policy Consultants

Speaking at: ESI Industrial Energy Efficiency Roundtable

Dr. John Nyboer is one of the founding members of MKJA and has extensive experience with energy modeling, policy analysis and issues relating to climate change and greenhouse gas emissions. John’s consulting work has included a diverse range of projects for all levels of government, utilities, industry, and non-governmental organizations that promote effective climate change policy through the assessment of proposed regulatory instruments, evaluation of technologies and the development of energy intensity and efficiency indicators.

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Mr Tsunehisa Katsumata

Mr Tsunehisa Katsumata
Chairman, Tokyo Electric Power Company

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Mr Tsunehisa Katsumata has been Chairman of the Board and Representative Director of The Tokyo Electric Power Company since 2008. He joined the company in 1963, and his previous titles include Deputy Director of Planning, Director of Planning, Managing Director, Vice President and Chief Director of New Business Promotion in the Company. He obtained his Bachelor's degree of Economics from The University of Tokyo in 1963.

Mr Kazuaki Koizawa

Mr Kazuaki Koizawa
Senior Adviser on International Affairs, Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, METI, Japan

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Mr. Koizawa joined the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) in 1978 after graduating from the University of Tokyo. In METI, he served in several positions, including in the Agency of Industrial Science and Technology and the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, and as Director-General for Natural Resources, Energy and Environment. Prior to his current position, Mr Koizawa was the Executive Director of the Energy and Environment Technology Center at the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO).

Professor Kornelis Blok

Professor Kornelis Blok
Professor of Science, Technology & Society in Utrecht

Speaking at: ESI Industrial Energy Efficiency Roundtable

Experimental physicist Kornelis Blok became Professor of Science, Technology and Society in Utrecht in 1999. He was one of the founders of Ecofys and is now one of its directors. Ecofys is active in research, consultancy, project development and product development in the areas of energy efficiency improvement and renewable energy, and employs over 100 people in 6 countries.

Mr Lee Tzu Yang

Mr Lee Tzu Yang
Chairman of Shell Companies in Singapore

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Lee Tzu Yang is Chairman of Shell Companies in Singapore, and represents the Shell shareholders in business interests and projects in the region. He has worked in several countries and markets in the downstream oil business for Shell, and currently chairs the Workplace Safety and Health Council, the School of the Arts, and the Middle East Institute of the National University of Singapore. He serves on the Singapore Legal Service Commission and the advisory board of the Centre for Liveable Cities, and was the immediate past chairman of the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce.

Professor Lin Boqiang

Professor Lin Boqiang
Director of the China Center for Energy Economics Research (CCEER), Xiamen University

Speaking at: ESI Climate Change Roundtable

Dr. Lin Bo Qiang has a Ph.D. in Economics from University of California at Santa Barbara, United States of America. He is currently a “Chang Jiang Scholar” Professor and the director for China Center for Energy Economic Research at Xiamen University. He was also a Principal Economist (Energy) of Asian Development Bank, and is currently helping the Ministry of Finance in its response to the G20 Leaders' commitment at the Pittsburgh Summit to rationalize and phase out inefficient fossil fuel subsidies.

Ms Linda DuCharme

Ms Linda DuCharme
Vice President, Asia Pacific, Africa and Power, ExxonMobil Gas and Power Marketing Company

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

In May 2009, Ms. DuCharme was named as ExxonMobil Gas and Power Marketing Company’s Vice President - Asia Pacific, Africa and Power. Her responsibilities include flowing gas businesses in Qatar, Australia, and Malaysia, gas project development across the region, and the global ExxonMobil power portfolio including the CAPCO joint venture in Hong Kong. She is also a board member of the US-ASEAN Business Council.

Er. Dr. Lock Kai Sang

Er. Dr. Lock Kai Sang
Principal, PQR Technologies Pte Ltd

Speaking at: IPEC 2010

Lock is a specialist professional engineer in the areas of power quality and electromagnetic compatibility. He has wide practical experience in solving PQ, EMC, grounding and lightning problems related to data centres, offshore platforms, commercial and industrial systems. He is the co-author of Grounds for Grounding – a Circuit-to-System Handbook published by IEEE/Wiley in 2010. He has also delivered lectures on power quality and energy efficiency in 10 countries, and is a Past President of the Institution of Engineers Singapore.

Mr Malcolm Brinded

Mr Malcolm Brinded
Executive Director, Upstream International, Shell

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Prior to his appointment to lead Upstream International, Malcolm held the role of Executive Director of Exploration & Production. He joined Shell after graduating in Engineering from Cambridge University and has worked for Shell companies in Brunei, the Netherlands, Oman and the UK. In 1998 he became Managing Director of Shell UK Exploration and Production; from 1999 until 2002 he was Shell Country Chairman in the United Kingdom.

Mr Marc Gerrits

Mr Marc Gerrits
Vice President, Shell Exploration Asia

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Marc Gerrits was appointed Vice President of the Singapore-based Exploration Asia in October 2009. He is responsible for finding and appraising new oil and gas discoveries within the Asian region. Prior to this role, Marc was the General Manager Exploration, Shell in Libya from 2004.

Mr Martin Freudenhagen

Mr Martin Freudenhagen
Head of Project Management Electrification A-Sequment, Audi AG

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Martin Freudenhagen joined Audi AG after he graduated with a university degree in “Master of Automotive” in 1985. In 2003, he was called to head the Service Centre operation in Germany, which was a Euros 40 million operation with 256 employees. Three years later, Freudenhagen was sent to Mumbai in India to pioneer Audi’s service network in the country. Early this year, Freudenhagen became the head of project management for Audi’s electrification programme for the A-Sequment products. They include both the electrical hybrids as well as full-electric models with laterally mounted engines.

Mr Michael J. Dolan

Mr Michael J. Dolan
Senior Vice President, Exxon Mobil Corporation

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Michael J Dolan has been Senior Vice President of Exxon Mobil Corp. since April 2008, having served as Vice President of Exxon Mobil Corp. since September 2004. He was also President of ExxonMobil Chemical Company, a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corp.

Dr Narito Shibaike

Dr Narito Shibaike
Director, Environmental Strategy Research Centre, Panasonic Corporation

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Dr Narito Shibaike heads the Environmental Strategy Research Centre at Panasonic Corporation in Japan. His interest and expertise in researching and promoting energy efficient and environmentally friendly electronics in many countries has led him to be involved in the Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development & Climate (APP) and International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO). Dr Shibaike has over 30 years of experience in mechanical engineering and material science research including energy efficiency of product, fuel cell cogeneration systems and on standards for environmental performance indicators in the electronics industry.

Mr Neil Auerbach

Mr Neil Auerbach
Managing Partner, Hudson Clean Energy Partners, L.P.

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Mr. Auerbach is founder and Managing Partner of Hudson Clean Energy Partners, and leads Hudson’s global efforts to engage with the political and business communities to develop policy frameworks that best facilitate the scale-up of clean energy. Formerly, Mr. Auerbach was a Partner at Goldman Sachs & Co. where he co-founded the U.S. alternative energy investment business within the Special Situations Group and led several of Goldman’s most successful investments in renewable energy. He is also currently serving on the Executive Committee of American Council on Renewable Energy’s (ACORE) Partnership for Renewable Energy Finance.

Mr Neil McGregor

Mr Neil McGregor
Chief Executive Officer, Singapore LNG Corporation Pte Ltd

Moderator at: Singapore Energy Summit

Mr Neil McGregor is the Chief Executive Officer of Singapore LNG Corporation Pte Ltd. Previously, he was the Managing Director of PowerSeraya Group and Chairman of PetroSeraya, an oil trading subsidiary serving the Singapore bunkers market. Currently he is a Director on the Board of the Energy Studies Institute, a policy adviser on energy matters to the Singapore Government. He has also held several senior international positions in the Electricity and Energy Resources (Oil, Gas, Coal) sectors in Oceania, South East Asia and Europe.

Mr Ng Meng Poh

Mr Ng Meng Poh
Executive Vice President & Head, Singapore and ASEAN (Utilities), Sembcorp Industries Ltd

Speaking at: Singapore Electricity Roundtable

Mr Ng Meng Poh is the Executive Vice President & Head, Singapore and ASEAN (Utilities) of Sembcorp Industries Ltd and Managing Director of Sembcorp Cogen Pte Ltd. He is in charge of managing the Sembcorp Utilities $1.6 billion operational assets in Singapore and sits in the Boards of Sembcorp Utilities (UK), Sembcorp’s subsidiaries and JV companies in Vietnam, Australia, India, Indonesia and Philippines. Mr Ng is also a member of the Sembcorp Senior Management Committee (SMC) and he sits in the Energy Market Company (EMC) Industry Rules Change Panel.

Mr Nobuo Tanaka

Mr Nobuo Tanaka
Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA)

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Nobuo Tanaka took over as Executive Director of the IEA on 1 September 2007. Prior to that, he had been Director for Science, Technology and Industry at the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Mr. Tanaka began his career in 1973 in the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) in Tokyo. He has extensive national government and international experience within METI, the Embassy of Japan in Washington D.C. and the OECD.

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Mr Ole Enger

Mr Ole Enger
President & CEO, Renewable Energy Corporation

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Ole Enger has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Renewable Energy Corporation ASA (also called as REC Group) since 2009. Mr. Enger served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Sapa AB from 2007 to 2009, and has been a member of the Executive Board of Orkla ASA since 2005. He was also the Chief Executive Officer of Elkem ASA from 1992 to 2005, and was once in charge of the Biomarine Division & Hydro Seafood of Norsk Hydro.

Mr Paul Curnow

Mr Paul Curnow
Partner, Global Environmental Markets Practice, Baker & McKenzie

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Paul Curnow is one of the world's leading legal advisors on climate change and renewable energy markets. Since 2000 Paul has been advising government, multilateral and private sector clients on domestic and international climate, renewable and clean energy regulation and policy, cross-border project development and financing under the Kyoto Protocol. He has also advised on domestic and regional trading and renewable energy schemes, and structured financing deals in primary and secondary carbon markets. A Partner with Baker & McKenzie since 2007, Paul is a Visiting Fellow in Environmental Markets Law at the University of New South Wales.

Dr Peter Taylor

Dr Peter Taylor
Head, Energy Technology Policy Division, International Energy Agency

Moderator at: Singapore Energy Summit

Dr Peter Taylor leads the IEA division that analyses and promotes the role of energy technologies in achieving the three goals of the IEA: energy security, economic development and environmental protection. Prior to the IEA, Peter was Technical Director of Future Energy Solutions (a business of AEA Technology plc), a major UK energy and environmental consultancy, and had spent 15 years working in both research and consultancy on a range of national and international energy and climate change policy issues. He holds a PhD in Energy Economics from Imperial College, London.

Dr Richard Bradley

Dr Richard Bradley
Head of the Energy Efficiency and Environment Division, International Energy Agency

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Dr Richard Bradley has been the Head of the Energy Efficiency and Environment Division (EED) at the International Energy Agency in Paris since January 2004. The EED conducts analysis of energy efficiency policy issues in addition to energy/climate change interactions and policy options. The division provides analytical support to the IEA Standing Group on Long Term Co-Operation, the Energy Efficiency Working Party, and to the Annex I Experts Group.

Dr Robert N. Stavins

Dr Robert N. Stavins
Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government, Direc-tor of the Harvard Environmental Economics Program.

Speaking at: Shell-ESI Roundtable on Energy Industries in a Carbon-Constrained Future

Professor Robert Stavins is the Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government, Director of the Harvard Environmental Economics Program, Chairman of the Environment and Natural Resources Faculty Group at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and Director of the Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements.

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Mr Sunil Gupta

Mr Sunil Gupta
Managing Director and global head of CleanTech at Morgan Stanley.

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Sunil Gupta is a Managing Director and global head of CleanTech at Morgan Stanley. He has been involved in the development of CleanTech industry since its early stages and has been advising companies and investors in this industry since its emergence during the last decade. His current work focuses on policy and commercial issues surrounding global climate change and technologies. He covers companies providing products and services to mitigate the impact. He has been covering high technology sector for a decade, with particular focus on semiconductors and electronics.

Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu

Mr Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu
Former Union Cabinet Minister, India

Speaking at: ESI Climate Change Roundtable

Mr Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu is Former Union Minister and Chairperson, CII-ITC Sustainability Awards Jury. He was a four time Member of the Lok Sabha from Rajapur Constituency of Maharastra - one of the biggest states of India. He was Industry Minister, Government of India in his first spell. Then, he was Minister of Environment and Forests, Government of India and formerly, Minister of Fertilizers & Chemicals. He was the Union Minister for Power, Government of India until August 2002. As soon as he assumed charge, he would secure the blue-print of development for the next five years, fixing the target dates for the action points.

Dr Tilak Doshi

Dr Tilak Doshi
Chief Economist and Principal Fellow, Energy Studies Institute.

Speaking at: Shell-ESI Roundtable on Energy Industries in a Carbon-Constrained Future

Dr. Tilak K. Doshi, Chief Economist and Principal Fellow, Energy Studies Institute, is an industry expert with over 15 years of international work experience in leading oil and gas companies. Among his prior executive management positions, Dr. Doshi was appointed by Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (a Dubai World company) as Executive Director for Energy in 2005 to implement infrastructure and product development for the Dubai oil, gas and petrochemical sectors. Prior to joining DMCC, he worked as Specialist for Saudi Aramco in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia in the crude oil sales and marketing and corporate planning departments.
Mr Woo Chong Um

Mr Woo Chong Um
Deputy Director General, Regional and Sustainable Development Department, Asian Development Bank

Speaking at: Singapore Energy Summit

Mr. Woochong Um is the Deputy Director General for the Regional and Sustainable Development Department (RSDD) of the Asian Development Bank. He is currently overseeing the ADB’s climate finance program with particular focus on leveraging private sector and carbon market financing. His responsibilities also include sustainable infrastructure, gender and social development, governance and public management, environment, and safeguards.