07 March - 09 March 2023
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Argus Fertilizer Asia Conference

Speakers

Join a global line-up of expert speakers as they tackle the key global and regional challenges facing Asian markets. For speaking opportunities, please contact: bhuvam.patel@argusmedia.com.

Rakesh Kapur
Managing Director, IFFCO
Heng Khai Chua
Head of Sustainability & Strategy, Shell Agriculture
10 years in Shell, as the Head of Sustainability and Strategy in Shell Agriculture, we aim to drive decarbonisation & business development agenda in the agriculture sector by working with customers, partners and to decarbonise the value chain and lead sustainable energy practices globally.
10 years in Shell, as the Head of Sustainability and Strategy in Shell Agriculture, we aim to drive decarbonisation & business development agenda in the agriculture sector by working with customers, partners and to decarbonise the value chain and lead sustainable energy practices globally.
Hugh MacGillivray
Chief Commercial Officer, Anuvia Plant Nutrients
Mr. MacGillivray is the Chief Commercial Officer for Anuvia Plant Nutrients. Hugh has over 30 years sales, marketing and business development experience in the agricultural industry with multi nationals and startups living in Canada, Germany and the US. Prior to joining Anuvia Plant Nutrients he was Head of Marketing and Business Development for Arysta LifeScience North ...
Mr. MacGillivray is the Chief Commercial Officer for Anuvia Plant Nutrients. Hugh has over 30 years sales, marketing and business development experience in the agricultural industry with multi nationals and startups living in Canada, Germany and the US. Prior to joining Anuvia Plant Nutrients he was Head of Marketing and Business Development for Arysta LifeScience North America and Head of Arysta LifeScience Canada. Mr. MacGillivray has held key roles with Cargill Hybrids Seeds, Rooster.com, Hoechst/AgrEvo/Aventis and has served as a board member for CropLife Canada.
Muhamad Fadhil
SVP, Strategy and Business Development, Argus
Muhamad Fadhil has extensive experience in tracking and analysing petrochemical prices and market trends. His area of interest includes crude and downstream markets in Asia and the Middle East. Before joining Argus, Fadhil was Head of Middle East Markets for ICIS, based in Dubai, where he was overall responsible for market engagement and strategy. He also previously worked...
Muhamad Fadhil has extensive experience in tracking and analysing petrochemical prices and market trends. His area of interest includes crude and downstream markets in Asia and the Middle East. Before joining Argus, Fadhil was Head of Middle East Markets for ICIS, based in Dubai, where he was overall responsible for market engagement and strategy. He also previously worked for Singapore-based Channel NewsAsia, Hill & Associates Risk Consulting and the O&S Group of Companies. Fadhil holds a masters degree in Literary Studies from the National University of Singapore and a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of London.
Thomas Proffit
Global key account manager - Agricultural Specialties, Solvay
Thomas graduated from the engineering agronomical school of ENSAT in Toulouse and has 10 years’ experience in the fertilizer industry. He has worked for companies such as K+S Nitrogen and K+S Kali, and joined Solvay in 2015 to develop enhanced efficiency fertilizer solutions for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Thomas graduated from the engineering agronomical school of ENSAT in Toulouse and has 10 years’ experience in the fertilizer industry. He has worked for companies such as K+S Nitrogen and K+S Kali, and joined Solvay in 2015 to develop enhanced efficiency fertilizer solutions for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Peter Prentice
Founder, Agripower Australia
Peter is the founder and managing director of Agripower. During his time at Agripower he has led research and development in commercial development, product trials and designing and building the world’s first silicon fertilizer granulation processing facilities. He has an extensive background in developing resource projects internationally, as well as project finance and ...
Peter is the founder and managing director of Agripower. During his time at Agripower he has led research and development in commercial development, product trials and designing and building the world’s first silicon fertilizer granulation processing facilities. He has an extensive background in developing resource projects internationally, as well as project finance and marketing. Peter has read in Mathematics and Engineering Science. Completed post graduate studies leading to doctoral research in mineral bioavailability.
Maria Mosquera
Editor, Sulphur
Sophie Mason
Senior Analyst, Argus
Having worked at Argus for three years, Sophie is now a Senior Analyst within the Consulting team and is the editor of the Nitrogen Analytics portfolio. She is in charge of producing and overseeing the quarterly and monthly outlooks for urea and ammonia. Prior to this, Sophie was studying at the University of Sussex and graduated with a first class, integrated masters degr...
Having worked at Argus for three years, Sophie is now a Senior Analyst within the Consulting team and is the editor of the Nitrogen Analytics portfolio. She is in charge of producing and overseeing the quarterly and monthly outlooks for urea and ammonia. Prior to this, Sophie was studying at the University of Sussex and graduated with a first class, integrated masters degree in mathematics.
Tim Cheyne
SVP Fertilizers, Argus
Tim is Senior Vice President for the fertilizer sector at Argus. Tim worked a process manager at an ammonia/urea plant in South Africa before moving to the UK to join KBR (then M.W. Kellogg) as a process engineer in the ammonia technology team. More recently Tim has covered fertilizer and industrial nitrogen as a market analyst.
Tim is Senior Vice President for the fertilizer sector at Argus. Tim worked a process manager at an ammonia/urea plant in South Africa before moving to the UK to join KBR (then M.W. Kellogg) as a process engineer in the ammonia technology team. More recently Tim has covered fertilizer and industrial nitrogen as a market analyst.
Kartik Laijawala
Director & Founder, Nico Orgo