Mr. Chen has vast working experience in crude oil, fuel oil and petrochemicals, as well as derivatives trading in the international and domestic energy arena. Through his extensive network, Mr. Chen has maintained excellent business relationships with the world’s major oil producers, large oil and petrochemical trading companies, and independent refineries. He currently serves as General Manager of Sunshine Oil Singapore Company. Before this, he worked as Senior Business Development Manager (2014- July 2017), Methanol Market Manager (2013-2014), and Supply Negotiator (2007-2012) at BP China, and was Project Manager of BP Singapore. He was also the DGM in BP’s JV, BPGDOP, between 2013 and 2014. During his stint in BP China, Mr. Chen made an outstanding contribution to BP’s eastern hemisphere trade sector.

Prior to this, Mr. Chen held the position of Vice General Manager for Tianbao Energy in Singapore, a trading arm of Zhuhai Zhenrong, one of the four largest state-owned oil companies in China.

In 2004, Mr. Chen was assigned to set up the first overseas trading arm of a Chinese independent refinery in Singapore.

He had held fuel oil VP and other management roles for Guangzhou Highrang Energy Co., Guang Zhou Huaguang Light Industry Co., Ltd and Sinochem Shenzhen from 2000-2003.

Mr. Chen completed his Master’s degree at the University of South Australia (2005-2007).

Liao Na is head of China market, overseeing the company’s China strategy and government relationship. Ms. Liao has over 15 years analytic and consulting experience in energy market, covering crude/refinery, distillate, fuel oil, LPG, natural gas & coal, etc. Ms. Liao is also strategic advisor to authoritative associations and administrations, like NDRC (China National Development and Reform Commission) and MOFCOM (Ministry of Commerce), CPCA (China Petroleum Circulation Association). She has led many research and consulting projects, including refining industry, terminal & storage, demand & supply forecast, SPR, new market entry, etc. Additionally, Ms. Liao is invited by many oil & gas conferences as speaker with topics about China’s oil demand and supply forecast or some specific market introduction.

Asheesh Sastry is a Partner and Managing Director in the BCG Singapore Office focused on the Energy sector. Asheesh has more than 17 years of Energy industry and consulting experience spanning South East Asia, Middle East and Europe and previously worked with Royal Dutch Shell in Europe.
Asheesh has worked extensively with International Oil Companies (IOCs), National Oil Companies (NOCs) and Chemicals producers across Europe, Middle East and South-East Asia on Upstream, Downstream, Gas and Chemicals areas of the Energy value chain. Asheesh specializes in the area of strategy development, operating model / organization re-structuring, due-diligence / PMI / JV set-up and capital projects management. In addition to his client work, Asheesh has authored a number of Viewpoints and has been quoted extensively in the international press on a wide variety of energy related topics.
Asheesh has an MBA from INSEAD in France, a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Universiteit Twente, Netherlands and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai

Dempsy Robby Kambey has more than 25 years experience in oil and gas industries.
He started his career in 1981 at PT. Arun LNG Plant, in north Aceh, Indonesia.

PT. Arun is an operating company of Pertamina (Indonesian state oil & gas company), Exxon Mobil and Japan Indonesia LNG Corporation (JILCO).

His first assignment was implemented the Integrated LNG Plant Maintenance System. Later, most of his assignments were in the maintenance related improvement programs and asset management. In 1997 he was assigned to Pertamina’s spinned-off maintenance organization.

Currently , he is in charge for Asset Management at PT. Kreasindo Resources Indonesia, an initiator of two private refineries under development in Indonesia.


Bob Poteet, Director of Technology for Gayesco International, a division of the WIKA group, has over 30 years’ experience in providing solutions to energy industries.  Bob was one of the pioneers in Radial Temperature Profiling and is listed on two patents in the field.  Bob joined Gayesco International in 2010 and is currently serving as Director of Technology for the WIKA Global Center of Excellence group.  Before joining Gayesco-WIKA, Bob was Vice President of Sales for Daily Thermetrics.  Bob graduated in 1982 with his degree in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M University.

Karambir Anand is a Partner with the Transactions Advisory group at EY based in Singapore. Karambir focuses on management consulting in Growth Strategy, M&A Advisory, Merger Integration, Commercial Due Diligence and Carveouts.

Prior to EY, Karambir was a Junior Partner with A.T. Kearney and led the growth of the energy and commodities businesses across Southeast Asia.

Karambir works with several of the leading multinational and National Oil & Gas companies in the region. Karambir also advises private equity companies on investing in the energy business. Karambir has presented and moderated at several of the past ARTC meetings.

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