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.
Mr. Mathew George is currently working as Chief Manager (Petrochemical Exports), heading the Export Function of Indian Oil’s Petrochemicals Business. Mathew joined IndianOil in 1986 with a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kerala, Trivandrum. He later went on to do a Post Graduate Diploma in Finance from XLRI – Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur and a Post Graduate Diploma in Brand Management from UK’s Ashridge Business School, Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire. Mr. George has held various key assignments in Indian Oil, having worked in the Aviation, Technical Services, Lubricants and Petrochemicals departments at various locations. He was a founding member of IndianOil’s subsidiary, Lanka IOC, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, where he set up and headed the Lubricants Group.
Moving back to India in 2004 as part of the Core Team involved in setting up IndianOil’s fledgling Petrochemicals Business, he was instrumental in long-term cooperation agreements with Procter & Gamble and Unilever which took Indian Oil’s Propel Brand Petrochemicals onto an international platform. Mathew was the founding member of IndianOil’s Petrochemical Exports Group For three years in between, from 2007 to 2010, Mathew headed the Polymer Sales Group, institutionalizing the newly commissioned, $ 2 Billion, Polymer Business.
Mathew is a regular speaker at international and national conferences. For the last three years he has been a key-note speaker at Microsoft’s prestigious, annual, “Convergence” event in USA speaking on the subject of Customer Relationship Management using IT. A keen amateur pianist and private pilot, he is also a skilled debater.
Mr Clarence Woo has been involved in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry for the past 20 years. He started his career with Mobil Oil Singapore and has experienced numerous responsibilities within Mobil Oil. They included Technical Services, which provided technical expertise and training in the field of lubricants, fuels, and LPG. Mr Woo also worked in Ethyl Corporation as Senior Area Manager managing petroleum additive sales to various countries in Asia Pacific. Mr Woo had also served as a Product Manager, Fuel Additives, where he had helped managed fuel additive sales and fuel additive developments in Asia.
Mr Woo is currently the Executive Director of Asian Clean Fuels Association that supports governments and encourages industries to pursue the use of cleaner fuels for a cleaner environment through the attributes of sound science, cost effectiveness and sustainability.
In China, he was successfully involved in a China Phase 3 (Euro 3 equivalent) Gasoline Research Programme in collaboration with the China State Environment Protection Agency and Tsinghua University. Mr Woo also assisted the government in looking into post implementation programmes and Phase 4 and 5 (Euro equivalent) specifications.
Partnered through the Association with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to encourage the Council of Arab Ministers Responsible for the Environment within the Arab League to issue a resolution to totally phase out lead by 2008 and work towards reducing sulfur in fuels in the region.
Paul Kennedy is VP Asia with Solomon Associates where he leads business development in Asia. He is an experienced consultant who also supports management and execution of benchmarking and consulting projects within Asia. Prior to joining Solomon in 2011, Paul held Executive and Senior Vice President positions for Asia Consulting at KBC for 6 years, during which time he led significant growth in Asia-based resources and operations revenue.
Prior to that, he managed and executed numerous consultancy assignments including refinery performance analysis, opportunity identification and implementation, process design, planning and simulation. Paul also spent 5 years managing on-site implementation and continuing improvement projects. He has over 30 years experience in the oil refining industry, and over 20 years working experience in Asia with a particular focus on South East Asia, China, and Japan. Prior to 1990, he worked for Amoco as a Process Engineer at their UK refinery in planning and scheduling, partner allocations, advanced process control, unit operation, and technical services.
He graduated in Chemical Engineering from the University of Loughborough, England.
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.
PN Selva Guru is a Chemical Engineer by training with Masters in knowledge engineering from National University of Singapore. He has 30+ years of experience in various refineries and petrochemical operations, especially in DCS, APC, RTO & digital refining applications like Operations Intelligence. He has implemented several Multi-Variable Predictive Control (MVPC) applications and RTOs (Real-Time Optimization) in various process units.
Napaporn Ratanapoka has a total of 21 years experience in refining. From 1997 to 2004 she worked as a Process Engineer for various process units (on a rotation basis) before becoming a Refinery Economist in Supply & Planning, i.e. running LP and production planning, from 2005-06. From 2006 to 2008 she led the process engineering team for her first major expansion project, “Refinery Upgrading and Clean Fuel project”. In 2008 she moved plant, working as Lead Process Engineer until 2011. Since 2011 she has been working as Refinery Technical Manager, a role in which she leads and coaches 8-12 Process Engineers.