Argus Clean Ammonia Europe Conference

Rotterdam, Netherlands
26-28 November 2024
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Matilda Wall
+44 20 4570 3543

Boudewijn Siemons
CEO, Port of Rotterdam

Boudewijn Siemons has been Chief Executive of the Port of Rotterdam Authority since 1 February 2024. Before then, he served as Chief Operating Officer from October 2020 and interim Chief Executive from July 2023. Earlier he worked as President of Royal Vopak’s Americas division and had a range of management positions at Royal VolkerWessels between 1998 and 2006. As Chief Executive of the Port of Rotterdam, Boudewijn is member of the World Hydrogen Advisory Board. The Port of Rotterdam is working with various partners towards the introduction of a large-scale hydrogen network across the port complex, making Rotterdam an international hub for hydrogen production, import, application and transport to other countries in Northwest Europe.

Jose Antonio de las Heras
CEO, FertigHy

Carl-Antoine Saverys
CEO, Exmar

Carl-Antoine has been involved in the family ship owning business since 2009, starting with an internship at Exmar Offshore Houston and chartering manager at CMB. He further developed his experience in shipping as Sale and Purchase Broker, with Victoria Shipbrokers GmbH & Co. KG in Hamburg. He rejoined as Business Development Manager for the Infrastructure department at EXMAR NV in 2017. In 2022 he joined the Shipping team as Deputy Director. He holds various director positions in Exmar Group companies including Ship Management.

Nadja Håkansson
CEO, thyssenkrupp Uhde

Vibeke Rasmussen
SVP Product Management and Certification & President, Yara Clean Ammonia & Ammonia Energy Association

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.

Benedikt Messner
Senior Vice President, Uniper Global Commodities

Louise Hornby
Head of Europe Customer Development, New Energy, Woodside Energy

Louise joined the Europe New Energy Team in 2022 as a business development manager and enjoys speaking to customers about their evolving needs as the energy transition gathers pace. She has been with Woodside for eight years based in their London office and during this time has primarily worked as a geologist and exploration manager on projects on three continents: Africa, Europe and Latin America. Prior to working for Woodside she worked in exploration and development with Tullow Oil, Hunt Oil and Shell Exploration on various projects worldwide. Louise is currently studying part-time for a Master of Science in Renewable Energy Development with Heriot Watt university in Scotland.

Olivia Barnes
Head of Low Carbon Commodities, EnBW

Olivia leads the low carbon commodities team at utility EnBW. Her particular focus is on the commercialisation of upstream green and low-carbon molecule projects, to unlock midstream infrastructure and secure downstream end use in Europe. Olivia has almost two decades’ experience in the energy and utilities sectors. She began her career at ExxonMobil, optimising equity gas production flows and securing long-term production for South Hook LNG. After ExxonMobil, Olivia spent over a decade at European trading firm Vitol, trading the pan-European gas portfolio and expanding it to new markets in the North Sea and eastern Europe.

Navid Ostadian-Binai
Head of Green Vessels and Fuels, Maersk Tankers

Navid is Head of Green Vessels and Fuels at Danish shipping firm Maersk Tankers, where he is concerned with the commercialisation and scale-up of green shipping. Navid has 17 years of technical and commercial experience across various industries and has helped initiate and grow business for corporate and start-up companies. He has an MSc in materials science and engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and is an advocate for the energy transition and equitable opportunities.


Ewelina Daniel
Policy Officer, DG CLIMA, European Commission

Mark Stoelinga
Director, Energy & Infrastructure , Port of Rotterdam

Mark Stoelinga studied Chemical Engineering in Delft and moved to the UK after his graduation to work in the industrial gas business for Air Products. After several years in techno-commercial roles he worked in China as the Equipment Sales Director for Asia and then moved to India where he was Country Manager and member of the joint-venture Board. After returning to the Netherlands he started at Worley Engineering as Business Manager for the Netherlands and then moved his focus to large energy transition projects in the Port of Rotterdam. In 2021 Mark joined the Port of Rotterdam Authorities as Business Manager with a focus on Hydrogen and Infrastructure.

Rik Sneep
Director of Strategy and Transformation, CEPSA

Robert Vroege
Director ING Metals Mining & Fertilizers, ING Bank

Duna Uribe
Senior Business Manager, Clean Ammonia, Port of Rotterdam

Duna Uribe is a Senior Business Developer for clean ammonia at the Port of Rotterdam. Duna is an international port development professional with commercial expertise having worked in projects internationally, including the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. As part of Port of Rotterdam International Duna had a leading role in creating the partnership with the Pecem Port Complex, a joint venture from the Port of Rotterdam situated in Brazil where together with government, academic and industrial stakeholders she led the launch of Pecem’s green ammonia export hub. Currently she manages the clean ammonia portfolio ensuring that the new molecules will flow through the Port of Rotterdam. She is passionate about gender equity, travelling and creating a prosperous path to net zero.

Christian Renk
Head of Technology, Innovation & Sustainability (TIS), thyssenkrupp Uhde

Christian studied chemical engineering and did his PhD on DME synthesis from gasified biomass at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. Following completion of his PhD, Christian worked in Australia for six years in the fields of wastewater cleaning and nitric acid/ammonium nitrate. He returned to Germany and started working for thyssenkrupp in 2014 as a research engineer. A year later, he was promoted, heading the Technology, Innovation and Sustainability Fertilizer group. Through restructuring the group, Christian is now responsible for several technologies including green and blue ammonia developments.

Johannes Eng
Corporate Development and Strategy, Port of Duisburg

Johannes is currently Senior Project Manager for Corporate Development and Strategy at German port Duisport Duisburger Hafen AG. Johannes’ work focuses on energy transition at the port, including new energies, hydrogen and its derivates, and port transformation. Prior to taking on this role, Johannes worked as Senior Manager Business of Solutions and Supply Chain Analyst for Duisport’s packing logistics department, where he oversaw global supply chain logistics and contract management. He also previously worked as Operations Manager for solar module manufacturer Canadian Solar, and as Head of Logistics for Norwegian renewable energy developer Scatec Solar. Johannes has a degree from EUFH European University of Applied Sciences Brühl, Germany and Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Canada.

Naomi van den Berg
Program Manager Sustainable Transport, Port of Rotterdam

Christian Berg
Managing Director, Norway, Amogy

Christian has over 25 years of international leader experience in the oil and gas and offshore wind industries. His background includes hands-on experience with vessels, marine consultancy and offshore chartering. He joined Amogy Norway in 2022 as Managing Director, and was previously Commercial Director with Yara Clean Ammonia.

Gilles Decan
Program Manager Hydrogen, Port of Antwerp-Bruges

Kevin Rouwenhorst
Technology Manager, Ammonia Energy Association

Wouter Vanhoudt
Global Head of Business Development, Hinicio

Wouter is a commercial engineer in business informatics by background with a master’s degree in financial management from Vlerick Management School, Belgium. Wouter joined Hinicio, a strategic consultancy specialising in hydrogen, 10 years ago as Europe Director and assisted European Commission, national and regional policy makers as well as blue chip companies and technology start-ups in the hydrogen space. Before joining Hinicio, he worked in the Middle East for three years and in China for one year. Since 2014, he has co-ordinated the multi-stakeholder CertifHy project, an initiative financed by the Clean Hydrogen Joint Undertaking and considered worldwide as the leading hydrogen certification system. He is a CEN JTC6 liaison, contributing to the European CEN Standard on renewable energy guarantees of origin, and acted as board member and chair of the Renewable Gas Scheme Group within the Association of Issuing Bodies during 2020-22. Wouter is spokesperson for Industry of Hydrogen Europe. He speaks fluent English, Dutch and French, and has knowledge of Spanish and German.

Graham Weale
Professor for Energy Economics, Ruhr University Bochum

Graham focuses on decarbonisation, hydrogen and derivatives, and power market design. He spent nine years as Chief Economist for RWE, Germany’s largest power generator, and before this was Director of European Energy Services for Global Insight, now S&P. His responsibilities have included projects for the European Commission, governments and regulators, and acting as an expert witness in natural gas arbitration cases. During a stint at Deloitte, he specialised in energy liberalisation. He began his career with ExxonMobil, working in supply and refining. Graham has a physics degree from Oxford University, an MSc in systems engineering from the University of London and an MBA. He is a regular speaker and moderator at international conferences.

Adam Nye
VP Global Carbon Markets, Argus

Adam joined the Argus Media business development team in April 2022 to lead the development of a pricing & reporting product for the voluntary carbon markets. After spending the earlier part of his career with Enron and Williams Energy in physical oil trading & distribution, Adam spent 10 years in the commodities group at Morgan Stanley working with corporate clients in the energy derivatives space. Helping clients navigate the early years of the ETS started his journey in carbon and later, as Head of EMEA Energy Origination at Commonwealth Bank of Australia, he worked with clients wanting to start to engage with the voluntary carbon markets. Adam has an academic background as a chemist having completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology and has a bilingual MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona.

Tim Cheyne
SVP - Global Head of Agriculture, Fertilizers, Ammonia, DEF, 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.

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 clean 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.

Jack Merriott
Senior Manager - Consulting Services, Argus

Jack Merriott has ten years’ experience working in strategy consulting, strategic planning and market intelligence, spanning fertilizers, industrial products and consumer goods and is responsible for low carbon consulting projects at Argus Media, spanning green hydrogen, green ammonia and carbon markets. Prior to joining Argus, he was a Manager at Integer Research with responsibility for consulting projects in Europe and the America. Jack is a graduate of Oxford University and is fluent in French and Spanish.

Joyce Grigorey
Hydrogen Principle, Consulting, Argus

Joyce is a Principal in the Consulting practice at the London office of Argus Media, covering hydrogen. She has over 15 years of experience across the natural resources sectors, including hydrogen, power & renewables, petrochemicals, plastics, refining, gas and shipping. Prior to her role at Argus Media, she worked for a number of research and consulting firms, where she has led the development of new business units in hydrogen and chemicals, as well as managed bespoke consulting projects. Joyce holds an MBA (Hons) from Imperial College London.

Alistair Wallace
Principal - Consulting, Argus

Alistair Wallace is Argus' head of ammonia research, and leads Argus' cost modelling in the clean ammonia space. Alistair also has over 15 years of experience in the nitrogen market and supports the company’s research on the wider fertilizer industry, focusing primarily on cost competitiveness and mid to long-term price forecasting for the N, P and K markets. Alistair presents at major conferences on ammonia and fertilizer market trends.

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 London and studied in Maastricht, Leeds and London.