30 enero - 01 febrero 2024
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Argus Clean Ammonia Middle East Conference

Speakers include:

Atsushi Suzuki
CEO, Marubeni Middle East & Africa Power Limited
Mr. Atsushi Suzuki, the CEO of Marubeni Middle East and Africa Power Limited, is responsible for the development and asset management of power projects in the Middle East and Africa region. He is also leading the development of green hydrogen and its derivative production projects in this region with the aim to supply clean energies from the region to the international mar...
Mr. Atsushi Suzuki, the CEO of Marubeni Middle East and Africa Power Limited, is responsible for the development and asset management of power projects in the Middle East and Africa region. He is also leading the development of green hydrogen and its derivative production projects in this region with the aim to supply clean energies from the region to the international market and contribute to the decarbonization of various industries as well as the growth of local economies. As the business diversifies, he also covers new business including energy efficiency business and other infrastructure businesses. Since he joined Marubeni Corporation in 2004, he has successfully developed various mega scale IPP projects in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Qatar. In the middle, he also acted as the Finance and Commercial Manager in Mesaieed Power Company in Qatar as a secondee from Marubeni from 2007 to 2011 to implement the project. Latest responsibility before becoming CEO of Marubeni Middle East and Africa Power Limited, he was a General Manger of renewable businesses in the region and created a portfolio in the region that include first utility PV project in the country in Abu Dhabi, Oman and Qatar. Mr. Suzuki holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics at Keio University.
Syed Arsal Ahmed
VP- Infrastructure finance, HSBC
David Edmondson
CEO, NEOM Green Hydrogen Company (NGHC)
Frank Wouters
Chairman and Director, MENA Hydrogen Alliance and EU-GCC Clean Energy Technology Network
Frank has been leading renewable energy projects, transactions and technology development for more than 30 years, and played a lead role in the development of renewable energy projects valued at over $5bn in total. He served as Deputy Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency from 2012 to 2014. Frank has served on the board of energy companies in Europe...
Frank has been leading renewable energy projects, transactions and technology development for more than 30 years, and played a lead role in the development of renewable energy projects valued at over $5bn in total. He served as Deputy Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency from 2012 to 2014. Frank has served on the board of energy companies in Europe, Asia, the US and Africa, and along with his EU-GCC and MENA Hydrogen Alliance roles, he is currently Senior Vice-President of Energy Transition at Reliance Industries, a Fellow at Payne Institute, Colorado School of Mines, Chairman of the MENA Hydrogen Alliance, Chairman of the Dii Advisory Board, Non-Executive Board Director of Gore Street Capital, and Non-Executive Board Director of Vast Solar. Frank has written several books on renewable energy and green hydrogen. He has a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Delft University in the Netherlands.
Secil Torun
VP- Engineering & Technical Project Management, ENGIE
Secil Torun joined ENGIE in 1997 and occupied different positions related to natural gas infrastructures (transmission pipelines and liquefied natural gas ‘LNG’). She recently joined as Vice President - Engineering and Technical Project Management ENGIE Asia-Middle-East-Africa (AMEA) office to mainly support hydrogen project developments in the area. She was previou...
Secil Torun joined ENGIE in 1997 and occupied different positions related to natural gas infrastructures (transmission pipelines and liquefied natural gas ‘LNG’). She recently joined as Vice President - Engineering and Technical Project Management ENGIE Asia-Middle-East-Africa (AMEA) office to mainly support hydrogen project developments in the area. She was previously Hydrogen lab team leader at ENGIE Lab CRIGEN supervising her collaborators’ research activities all along the hydrogen chain and coordinating hydrogen and power-to-X R&D developments. She participated in 12+ European collaborative projects. Secil Torun is a mechanical engineer graduated from Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées de Paris (France). She holds a master in industrial organizations from Paris-Dauphine University.
Vibeke Rasmussen
SVP Product Management and Certification, Yara Clean Ammonia
Vibeke joined Yara in 2014, where she has been working within R&D as head of the NPK and environmental technologies department, and as product quality director prior to joining the Yara Clean Ammonia team. Prior to joining Yara, Vibeke worked within the waste and water industry for many years, where she also held managerial positions. She was managing director for Norwegia...
Vibeke joined Yara in 2014, where she has been working within R&D as head of the NPK and environmental technologies department, and as product quality director prior to joining the Yara Clean Ammonia team. Prior to joining Yara, Vibeke worked within the waste and water industry for many years, where she also held managerial positions. She was managing director for Norwegian water and wastewater engineering company BioTek, and was also COO for KrugerKaldnes, which is part of Veolia. Vibeke has an MSc in civil engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and an MBA from Lincoln University.
Ahmed Elshazly
Economic Research Analyst, Suez Canal Authority
Bachelor of Economics and Political Science (Department of Economics)/Cairo University, with Grade very good with honor in 2010, Master degree in Economics dept. at Suez Canal University, PHD Researcher in Economics, worked as Economic Journalist and director of financial services dept. at Egyptian newspaper, I am working at suez canal authority from dec. 2012, so about 10...
Bachelor of Economics and Political Science (Department of Economics)/Cairo University, with Grade very good with honor in 2010, Master degree in Economics dept. at Suez Canal University, PHD Researcher in Economics, worked as Economic Journalist and director of financial services dept. at Egyptian newspaper, I am working at suez canal authority from dec. 2012, so about 10 years of extensive experience in Maritime transportation economics, mainly on the Dry Bulk Shipping Market; I am working on developing marketing and pricing policies to attract dry bulk vessels on different routes to transit the Suez Canal.
Seonghoon Woo
CEO, Amogy
Seonghoon is the founding CEO of Amogy. Seonghoon received his PhD from MIT in 2015 where his dissertation focused on semiconductor physics and spintronics, with a minor in Finance. He then built an academic and industrial career, including his recent work at IBM TJ Watson Research Center as a Staff Scientist prior to Amogy. He was selected as a Forbes 30 under 30 Asia in ...
Seonghoon is the founding CEO of Amogy. Seonghoon received his PhD from MIT in 2015 where his dissertation focused on semiconductor physics and spintronics, with a minor in Finance. He then built an academic and industrial career, including his recent work at IBM TJ Watson Research Center as a Staff Scientist prior to Amogy. He was selected as a Forbes 30 under 30 Asia in 2018, and was also the recipient of a Presidential Young Scientist Award in South Korea in 2018.
Vineet Mittal
Chairman, Avaada Group
Vineet Mittal is a serial entrepreneur who has built multiple large-scale businesses. After creating successful ventures in the BPO and IT space, he floated Welspun Energy in 2010, which became India's largest renewable energy company with an installed base of 1.2 GW. In 2016, the platform was monetized successfully with the sale to Tata Power at a US $ 1.4 bn valuation. D...
Vineet Mittal is a serial entrepreneur who has built multiple large-scale businesses. After creating successful ventures in the BPO and IT space, he floated Welspun Energy in 2010, which became India's largest renewable energy company with an installed base of 1.2 GW. In 2016, the platform was monetized successfully with the sale to Tata Power at a US $ 1.4 bn valuation. Driven by his passion for sustainability and clean energy, Mr Mittal launched his second venture, Avaada Energy, in 2017. Over a period, the firm has diversified into multiple areas. Avaada Group, as it is now known, has become a leading integrated energy conglomerate in India, with interests across renewable power generation, solar module manufacturing, green hydrogen, and electrolyzer manufacturing.
Ashwani Dudeja
President & Director (Green Hydrogen and Ammonia), ACME Group
Ashwani has nearly 30 years of marketing and business development experience in the energy sector and has worked across Asia and Europe in various functional and leadership roles. He has contributed to the development of gas and power markets, enabling policies and regulatory frameworks by leveraging his rich global experience. He is currently leading the green hydrogen an...
Ashwani has nearly 30 years of marketing and business development experience in the energy sector and has worked across Asia and Europe in various functional and leadership roles. He has contributed to the development of gas and power markets, enabling policies and regulatory frameworks by leveraging his rich global experience. He is currently leading the green hydrogen and ammonia business for ACME Group as president and director based out of Dubai. Prior to joining ACME, Ashwani was heading the global LNG marketing business for ADNOC, the national oil company of UAE. Previously, Ashwani worked for 20 years with Shell (and BG Group) and his last role was as the country head for Shell Energy India, responsible for the gas, LNG and power businesses of Shell in India. He also worked with Reliance Industries and Thermax before joining Shell. Ashwani holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Delhi Technological University, and a post graduate diploma in business management from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.
Cornelius Matthes
CEO, Dii Desert Energy
Andrea Guati-Rojo
Stakeholder Relations Manager, Ammonia Energy Association
Andrea Valentini
VP-Business Development Ammonia, Argus
Andrea Valentini has 15 years of experience of commodities market analysis. He is currently leading Argus' global ammonia business, as well as hydrogen and fertilizers markets in APAC and Middle East. Andrea was also the lead author of the highly regarded Argus Green Ammonia Strategy Report. Prior to joining Argus, he was the head of consulting for Integer Research. He is ...
Andrea Valentini has 15 years of experience of commodities market analysis. He is currently leading Argus' global ammonia business, as well as hydrogen and fertilizers markets in APAC and Middle East. Andrea was also the lead author of the highly regarded Argus Green Ammonia Strategy Report. Prior to joining Argus, he was the head of consulting for Integer Research. He is a regular speaker and industry events and has over 10 years of experience in APAC markets. Andrea is a graduate in Economics from the University of Padua in Italy and holds an MBA from McGill University, Canada.
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.
Ruth Sharpe
Editor - Ammonia, Argus
Ruth has been editor of the Argus Ammonia report since 2017, most recently overseeing the report’s expansion into the green ammonia space. She joined Argus in 2009 and covered the coal, biomass and freight markets in the UK and US, before moving into fertilizers in 2016. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Brunel University London.
Ruth has been editor of the Argus Ammonia report since 2017, most recently overseeing the report’s expansion into the green ammonia space. She joined Argus in 2009 and covered the coal, biomass and freight markets in the UK and US, before moving into fertilizers in 2016. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Brunel University London.
Stefan Kruempelmann
Hydrogen and Future Fuels Editor, Argus
Stefan leads Argus‘ Hydrogen and Future Fuels service which provides news, analysis, production cost indicators and datasets on hydrogen, e-methanol and ammonia. He has been with Argus for more than six years and covered European natural gas markets before shifting his focus to hydrogen and its derivatives. Prior to this, he worked for an investment research company in Lon...
Stefan leads Argus‘ Hydrogen and Future Fuels service which provides news, analysis, production cost indicators and datasets on hydrogen, e-methanol and ammonia. He has been with Argus for more than six years and covered European natural gas markets before shifting his focus to hydrogen and its derivatives. Prior to this, he worked for an investment research company in London and studied in Maastricht, Leeds and London.