Energy Risk Asia

Asian energy traders and risk managers face uncertain times. Growing geopolitical uncertainty, regulatory changes in the swaps and OTC markets, the growing trend of new energies and the constant speculation on the direction of the oil price are some of the main challenges that are shaping Asian energy markets.<br /> <br /> Against this backdrop and in its 11th year, Energy Risk Asia continued to be the pre-eminent event for risk managers to discuss these and other burning issues of the day. The conference featured a number of industry leaders - from market participants, regulators, analysts and commentators.

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Energy Risk Asia 2018

November 22

The Westin Singapore

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Asian energy traders and risk managers face uncertain times. Growing geopolitical uncertainty, regulatory changes in the swaps and OTC markets, the growing trend of new energies and the constant speculation on the direction of the oil price are some of the main challenges that are shaping Asian energy markets.

Against this backdrop and in its 11th year, Energy Risk Asia continued to be the pre-eminent event for risk managers to discuss these and other burning issues of the day. The conference featured a number of industry leaders - from market participants, regulators, analysts and commentators.

Speakers

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Hassan Al-Alawi

Manager - Portfolio Management

OIL & GAS HOLDING COMPANY

Hassan Al-Alawi has over twenty five years of extensive experience in the field of engineering and project management, risk and business continuity management, corporate governance best practices in the oil and gas industry gained from various positions.

Hassan is Manager Portfolio Management at the Oil & Gas Holding Company (nogaholding); which is the investment arm of the government of Bahrain. He chairs the ERM/BCM Corporate Committee comprising risk leaders from the oil, gas and petrochemical companies in Bahrain.

Hassan has excellent experience in developing, implementing and leading ERM, BCM and CM using international codes and standards. This is reflected through chairing and delivering speeches at various international conferences of risk and resilience management in the region, Asia and Europe.

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John Driscoll

Director

JTD ENERGY SERVICES PTE LTD

John Driscoll’s career spans over 30 years with senior management posts in supply, trading, energy publishing and consulting. After graduating from Stanford in 1976, John joined ARCO in Los Angeles as a product operator. He moved to Singapore in 1985 with Maxus, an Indonesian crude producer.  He opened Singapore trading offices for UK oil company Ultramar and US refiner Tosco. He joined Mobil Asia in 1997 as Team Leader, Fuel Oil until the Exxon merger. John ran Argus Media in Asia for 5 years before returning to trading in 2004 as Senior Manager for GS Caltex Singapore, handling product trading, risk management and, market analysis. A naturalised Singaporean, John setup JTD Energy Services in 2013. He lectures at Singapore Management University on Oil Trading, Pricing and Risk Management. He is a regular speaker in local media.

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Peter Godfrey

Managing Director - Singapore

THE ENERGY INSTITUTE (UK)

Peter Godfrey is the chief representative of the prestigious UK Energy Institute (EI) in Singapore. In addition to his work with the EI, Peter provides executive advisory services to institutional investors, fund managers and family offices to both source new investment opportunities and manage existing ones through his own company Merlenergy Pte ltd.

Most of Peter's career has been spent in the Oil and Gas industry. In Singapore, Peter was Head of Oil & Gas in Standard Chartered Bank's principal finance team and prior to that, he was a member of Arrow Energy's executive leadership team responsible for building Arrow's international CBM (coal bed methane) business, based on the company's successful development of CBM reserves in Queensland, Australia.

Peter's early oil and gas career was with BP, mainly upstream, ending up as Indonesia country head. After leaving BP, Peter has gained an international reputation as a leading independent energy strategy and business development consultant with an executive-level international client-base that has included the world's leading national and international energy and mineral resource companies as well as a number of governments and regulatory agencies.

In addition to his work in the energy sector, Peter is also passionate about the Performing Arts and sits on a number of boards and advisory committees in Singapore and elsewhere.

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Tom James

CIO & CEO

NR CAPITAL

Tom is CIO & CEO of NR CAPITAL TRADE FLOW FUND SP an innovative digitised trade finance solution for bulk physical commodity transactions being shipped or stored around the world. He is also advisor to several block chain startups developing Smart Contracts and Trading infrastructure.

He is widely recognised as a leading practitioner in the global Natural Resources market with over 29 years of commercial exposure gained through broad ranging senior roles in Financial Institutions and Trading firms. Roles which have enabled him to gain a holistic industry perspective, covering a full range of functions including supply chain /operations, derivatives, physical markets, funds management and banking & finance and across many countries in Africa, Europe, Middle East, and the Asia Pacific.

As well as having served as a Senior Energy advisor to the United States Department of Defence, Tom is a prolific published writer, documenting his expertise through a series of books and publications with Wiley and Palgrave Macmillan. Alongside his commercial roles he has been able to share his experiential learning with industry peers & students through various advisory & academic appointments.

Over the years as a serial Commodity Fin Tech entrepreneur, Tom has combined technology with best practice in order to create innovative industry services & solutions.

Tom is a resident of Singapore.

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Laurence Kwan

SUNSEAP GROUP

Director, Energy

An experienced individual with proven leadership qualities and management styles in both public and private sectors, Laurence is Sunseap Group’s subject matter expert in the areas of electricity and integration to Electricity Market in Singapore and Asia Pacific. He has amassed years of managerial experience in a variety of corporate sectors across a wide industry spectrum. In addition to being a subject matter expert, Laurence also develops and oversees business development strategy, and risk management at the Group level.

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Peter Morrison

Global Oil Devops Manager

BP

Peter Morrison is an IT executive and commodity risk management expert, currently based in Singapore. He has been working with commodity risk management and ETRM systems since 2003, and during the course of his career has covered the space from derivatives to physicals, trade capture to credit risk.

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Jagdish Parihar

Managing Director & Chief Risk & Compliance Officer

OLAM INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

Jagdish is Managing Director and Chief Risk & Compliance Officer at Olam International. He has over 30 years’ experience in the commodities industry in trading and risk management.

He joined Olam in 1990, starting up Olam’s operations in the UK and playing a critical role in the creation of many businesses in its portfolio, as well as overseeing the India and South East Asian regions. He has held many roles including General Manager of Commodity Trading; Managing Director, Natural Fibres; and Regional Head of Asia Operations. As Managing Director of Natural Fibres, Jagdish spearheaded Olam’s first largest acquisition of Queensland Cotton in Australia that consolidated its global leadership position in cotton.

Jagdish is a member of the Olam Executive Committee and Chairman of the Olam Executive Risk Committee. He was previously a Director at the International Cotton Association.

Jagdish speaks widely at international forums on subjects relating to the commodity industry such as Risk Management, Mergers and Acquisitions and Customer Loyalty. He has also co-authored a book on Agribusiness and Commodity Risk.

He holds a post graduate degree in Business Administration from BITS Pilani.

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Lionel Steinitz

Chief Executive Officer

LYS ENERGY

Lionel Steinitz is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of LYS Energy, a solar power producer (IPP) that builds, owns and operates solar PV Systems for commercial, industrial and public sites in the Asia Pacific region. LYS manages over 15 MWp of solar assets in Southeast Asia, including Vietnam and Indonesia.

In the last few years, he has been active in the renewable energy space through his own consultancy, advising governments, corporations and investors on project structuring, financial modelling, and renewable energy policy.

Prior to that, Lionel worked at ING Singapore as Director, Fixed Income Trading for G-10 with a portfolio over €100 million. He has over 10 years of experience as a derivatives trader and fixed income specialist.

Lionel has advised several governments and financial institutions and has overseen the development of over 250MWp of renewable energy projects across various technologies.

Lionel holds a Master’s degree in Telecommunications and Artificial Intelligence from the Institut National des Telecommunications.

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Eric Tham

Senior Lecturer & Consultant of Analytics & AI

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Eric Tham is presently a senior lecturer in AI and analytics at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He has over 15 years of risk and trading experience in the energy and financial industries, having worked at companies like BP, Credit Suisse and London Metal Exchange. He teaches data analytics, sentiment analytics and Blockchain at the university and has also spoken at past IAEE and other conferences. He has Masters Degrees from Columbia University and NUS and a PhD in Finance from Edhec (2019).

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Yvonne Zhang

Founder & CEO

AQUIFER INSTITUTE

Yvonne is the co-founder and CEO of Aquifer Institute, a not-for-profit public company that is developing cutting-edge technology solutions and protocols for alternative financing and proactive risk management in the commodities space.

Yvonne has spent 12 years in the commodities markets, trading physical and derivatives at Australia & New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), Société Générale and Morgan Stanley. She led the launch of

Metals Products in Asia at Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group, she contributed to the development of new markets and securities linked to blockchain and cryptocurrency as a member of the Digitalisation group.

Knowledge sharing and serving the community at large through teaching is a consistently important part of her life, she’s a fellow at Singapore University of Social Sciences and speaks at professional conferences on matters addressing trading, fintech, governance and social impact. Prior to entering the commodities world, she worked in the legal industry and was a board member at the non-profit Redfern Legal Centre in Australia.

Yvonne holds a BCom/LLB (Bachelor of Commerce and Law, Finance and Marketing) from the University of Sydney.

 

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Content hub: Energy Risk Asia 2018

Welcome to the Energy Risk Asia 2018 content hub. Here we have pulled together a variety of resources to help provide you with further information regarding this year's sessions, speakers and all the content we have planned for the conference.

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19 October 2018
2018-10-19 16:59:59 +0100
  Qualified Industry Professional Pass Bank and Vendor Pass
Full conference access Free On or before 19 October Standard rate
USD 1990 USD 2190
Registration Details

Package Discounts - Banks and Vendors

Package discounts are available for groups of four or more colleagues from the same organisation that register for the conference.

To apply for the discounts or for more information, please reach out to Crystal by email at crystal.lau@infopro-digital.com or by phone on +852 3411 4856.

Qualified Industry Professional Pass - Complimentary for commodity trading, producing and consuming companies (proprietary trading)

Complimentary passes are limited in number and only applicable for

  • Commodity traders
  • Commodity consumers or producers
  • Whom the core business does not relate to providing services or products to other traders, consumers or producers

Please note that Energy Risk reserves the right to decline any free ticket registration if you do not fulfill the requirements.