15 июня - 17 июня 2021
Virtual event

Integer Vehicle Emissions Live - Virtual Conference

Insights from vehicle emission and AdBlue/DEF experts

Stefan Saliger
Global Manager for Additives & AdBlue, Shell
Stefan is globally responsible for the additives for V-Power and FuelSave and AdBlue supplied at 45,000 retail sites, serving 30mn customers a day, through 500,000 front-line colleagues across 70 countries. Since the fourth quarter of 2019 he has also been driving the roll-out of AdBlue tank solutions for passenger cars at more than 500 retail sites in Germany and other Eu...
Stefan is globally responsible for the additives for V-Power and FuelSave and AdBlue supplied at 45,000 retail sites, serving 30mn customers a day, through 500,000 front-line colleagues across 70 countries. Since the fourth quarter of 2019 he has also been driving the roll-out of AdBlue tank solutions for passenger cars at more than 500 retail sites in Germany and other European countries. Stefan has been working for Shell more than 20 years in various business units in Exploration and Downstream (Lubricants – base oils, bitumen, sulphur, refining, trading and supply and retail). Stefan is based in Hamburg, Germany. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife and three children, dog and horse. He was a field hockey Olympic champion in Barcelona in 1992 and is well-connected to the field and indoor hockey scene world-wide.
Ignacio García-Lorenzana
PSA Specialist SCR/AdBlue Systems, Stellantis
Ignacio Garcia-Lorenzana graduated as Industrial Engineer at Carlos III University in Madrid, Spain in 2001, after a final Thesis in Kaiserslautern, Germany. He works since 2001 in the automotive industry in Europe, and since 2003 in the Diesel Exhaust Aftertreatment area. After several positions at Bosch, PlasticOmnium and Opel in the system development and technical proj...
Ignacio Garcia-Lorenzana graduated as Industrial Engineer at Carlos III University in Madrid, Spain in 2001, after a final Thesis in Kaiserslautern, Germany. He works since 2001 in the automotive industry in Europe, and since 2003 in the Diesel Exhaust Aftertreatment area. After several positions at Bosch, PlasticOmnium and Opel in the system development and technical project management, he is now Technical Leader for SCR and Water Injection Systems at Opel (Stellantis), and responsible for AdBlue® Filling Infrastructure.
Alan Smith
Vice President - DEF, Brenntag
Alan is based in Charlotte, North Carolina, and has over 20 years’ experience in trucking, off-road and distribution at companies including Honeywell, GE and Gentech. He played a key role in the development of North American infrastructure for DEF supply and distribution. Alan attended Ohio University and the Kellogg Business School at Northwestern University. Brenntag is ...
Alan is based in Charlotte, North Carolina, and has over 20 years’ experience in trucking, off-road and distribution at companies including Honeywell, GE and Gentech. He played a key role in the development of North American infrastructure for DEF supply and distribution. Alan attended Ohio University and the Kellogg Business School at Northwestern University. Brenntag is the world’s largest distributor of DEF.
Miron Thoms
Vice President and Head, Volvo Penta India
Miron joined the Volvo Group in 2008 and has experience in marketing, sales, business development, manufacturing and engine technology. As Volva Penta’s Project and Business Development Manager in 2009-12, he was responsible for off-highway emission regulations in central and eastern Europe, before relocating to open a new office in Munich. In his current role, Miron is re...
Miron joined the Volvo Group in 2008 and has experience in marketing, sales, business development, manufacturing and engine technology. As Volva Penta’s Project and Business Development Manager in 2009-12, he was responsible for off-highway emission regulations in central and eastern Europe, before relocating to open a new office in Munich. In his current role, Miron is responsible for driving Volvo Penta’s growth in India and overseeing financial and operational management. Miron has a combined degree in mechanical engineering and business administration.
Dan Kieffer
Director, Emissions Compliance, PACCAR
Dan is responsible for all North American engine and vehicle emission-related certification and compliance work at PACCAR. During his 33-year career he has worked in various engineering, manufacturing, marketing and programme management roles. Most recently he managed research and development activities for Kenworth, where he was responsible for advanced development on new...
Dan is responsible for all North American engine and vehicle emission-related certification and compliance work at PACCAR. During his 33-year career he has worked in various engineering, manufacturing, marketing and programme management roles. Most recently he managed research and development activities for Kenworth, where he was responsible for advanced development on new and current vehicles, for aerodynamic and fuel economy assessment, and for all research engineering activities evaluating technology, products and processes for commercial vehicles. Dan also represents PACCAR in industry and government forums dealing with programmes related to fuel efficiency and greenhouse gases.
Sigurd Jørgensen
Global Product Manager, Yara International
Sigurd Jørgensen is the Global Product Manager in Yara Industrial Solutions’ Transport Reagents unit. Firmly focused on its mission to “Responsibly feed the world and protect the planet” Yara is the world’s largest producer of AdBlue. Previously Sigurd worked in various sales and marketing roles for Shell in Oslo and London – from where he was one of four Directors who s...
Sigurd Jørgensen is the Global Product Manager in Yara Industrial Solutions’ Transport Reagents unit. Firmly focused on its mission to “Responsibly feed the world and protect the planet” Yara is the world’s largest producer of AdBlue. Previously Sigurd worked in various sales and marketing roles for Shell in Oslo and London – from where he was one of four Directors who started automotive chemicals company Carix Group Ltd in a Management Buyout backed by 3i in 2000. Following the divestment of Carix to consumer and industrial chemicals group Kemetyl in 2005, Sigurd served in Group Director, Vice President and Managing Director roles there from 2006 to 2013. Born in Norway, Sigurd has a BA with 1st Class Honours in Marketing from Strathclyde Business School in Glasgow, Scotland.
Chirakkal Remesan
Vice-President - Engines, TAFE Motors and Tractors
Chirakkal is responsible for plant operations and engine research and development. He started his career at the Automotive Research Association of India in Pune in 1982. Before Joining TAFE Motors and Tractors in 2007, he was with International Tractors for a year and with Mahindra & Mahindra for seven years. An SAE member, he has two patents registered in India, has co-au...
Chirakkal is responsible for plant operations and engine research and development. He started his career at the Automotive Research Association of India in Pune in 1982. Before Joining TAFE Motors and Tractors in 2007, he was with International Tractors for a year and with Mahindra & Mahindra for seven years. An SAE member, he has two patents registered in India, has co-authored many international technical papers and publications, and presented technical articles on engine development projects at various forums. He is also a member of the Indian Diesel Engine Manufacturers Association’s technical committee.
Antti Marttinen
Director, Engineering, Global Module Lead – Engine Installations, AGCO
Antti has been working for AGCO since November 2008 and started his current role in May 2012. He previously held the position of Account Manager at AGCO SISU Power. In this role he was responsible for sales in Central Europe, project management of OEM projects and various product marketing initiatives. He holds degrees from both Hanover Polytechnic and Tampere Polytechnic ...
Antti has been working for AGCO since November 2008 and started his current role in May 2012. He previously held the position of Account Manager at AGCO SISU Power. In this role he was responsible for sales in Central Europe, project management of OEM projects and various product marketing initiatives. He holds degrees from both Hanover Polytechnic and Tampere Polytechnic in mechanical engineering.
Brian Nelson
Director of the Heavy-duty Onroad & Nonroad Center, US Environmental Protection Agency
Brian is responsible for the development, promulgation, and implementation of emission regulations for engines and vehicles in the heavy-duty sector. Prior to joining the EPA in 2006, he spent 15 years at Chrysler Corporation as a Mechanical Engineer in the Powertrain Systems group, working on research, development, and calibration projects related to gasoline and diesel e...
Brian is responsible for the development, promulgation, and implementation of emission regulations for engines and vehicles in the heavy-duty sector. Prior to joining the EPA in 2006, he spent 15 years at Chrysler Corporation as a Mechanical Engineer in the Powertrain Systems group, working on research, development, and calibration projects related to gasoline and diesel engine performance, emission controls and exhaust aftertreatment systems. He has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University.
Serena Collins
Head of Vehicle Standards Compliance, Department for Transport (UK)
Serena oversees the UK’s automotive market surveillance unit. This unit is responsible for ensuring that vehicles and other automotive products placed on the UK market comply with safety and environmental standards.
Serena oversees the UK’s automotive market surveillance unit. This unit is responsible for ensuring that vehicles and other automotive products placed on the UK market comply with safety and environmental standards.
Mats Hultman
Head of OEM Partnerships, Neste
As head of OEM partnerships, Mats’ key responsibility at Neste is to develop and orchestrate collaborations and partnerships with vehicle manufacturers. With 20 years’ experience in the vehicle industry, he has served in a variety of roles internationally, including tech centre manager, sales director and site manager. Neste is the world's largest producer of renewable die...
As head of OEM partnerships, Mats’ key responsibility at Neste is to develop and orchestrate collaborations and partnerships with vehicle manufacturers. With 20 years’ experience in the vehicle industry, he has served in a variety of roles internationally, including tech centre manager, sales director and site manager. Neste is the world's largest producer of renewable diesel and renewable fuels from waste and residues. Mats studied product development and mechanical engineering at Chalmers University in Gothenburg, Sweden.
René Jensen
Teamleader, Færdselsstyrelsen - Danish Road Traffic Authority
René Jensen has worked for the Danish Road Traffic Authority since 2016, where today he plays a key role as Team Leader and lead technical expert for the department for automotive engineering. The Danish Road Traffic Authority is responsible for issues including the regulation of road worthiness, vehicle approvals and technical requirements for vehicles. Among the many sig...
René Jensen has worked for the Danish Road Traffic Authority since 2016, where today he plays a key role as Team Leader and lead technical expert for the department for automotive engineering. The Danish Road Traffic Authority is responsible for issues including the regulation of road worthiness, vehicle approvals and technical requirements for vehicles. Among the many significant issues in the department, is the development of a scheme for a more effective cross-national control of AdBlue manipulation in lorries. Before coming to the agency, Rene held a number of roles in the vehicle industry, including as a lecturer in automotive engineering — where he still functions as an external examiner — as a maintenance supervisor in aviation, as a manager in the vehicle repair industry, and as a professional in the development of vehicles for motor sport. René has a degree in automotive technology.
William Robertson
Vehicle Program Specialist, California Air Resources Board
Bill Robertson serves as the California Air Resources Board’s Heavy Duty Technology advisor. Current responsibilities include advising CARB’s Low NOx and incentive programs. He has been with CARB for 14 years working on various emissions and toxicity projects relating heavy duty diesel and alternative fuel exhaust. He has also participated in developing test procedures and...
Bill Robertson serves as the California Air Resources Board’s Heavy Duty Technology advisor. Current responsibilities include advising CARB’s Low NOx and incentive programs. He has been with CARB for 14 years working on various emissions and toxicity projects relating heavy duty diesel and alternative fuel exhaust. He has also participated in developing test procedures and vehicle and engine testing facilities. His educational background includes a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Yale University and a B.S. in chemistry from Andrews University.
Tim Cheyne
Vice President Business Development, Argus
Tim is Vice President, Business Development in 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 Vice President, Business Development in 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.
Prashant K Banerjee
Executive Director, Technical, SIAM
Prashant K Banerjee is the Executive Director, Technical, at the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers. He is an alumnus of prestigious Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai having more than 30 years of automobile industry experience. He has extensively worked in different capacities of engineering development, localisation, advance technologies, certification testing...
Prashant K Banerjee is the Executive Director, Technical, at the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers. He is an alumnus of prestigious Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai having more than 30 years of automobile industry experience. He has extensively worked in different capacities of engineering development, localisation, advance technologies, certification testing, regulations and standard formulation roles in multi-national companies namely Toyota, Daewoo and Tata Motors. On behalf of industry, he represents in various policy, regulations and standards committees of national and international levels. Currently, he is chairman of Indian GRSG group which represents United Nation in UNECE WP29 on vehicle general safety. He is also member of governing council of Society of Fuels & Petroleum Laboratory Noida, Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) India and Fellow of IMechE London UK. He is also member of various committees of Automotive Industry Standards Committee (AISC), Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), Transport Engineering Division Council (TEDC), Technology Development Board of Global Innovation & Technology Alliance (GITA).
Rasto Brezny
Executive Director, MECA
Dr. Rasto Brezny is the Executive Director of the Manufacturers of Emission Controls Association. He has worked in the area of vehicle emission controls for over 30 years. He joined MECA in 2006 as Deputy Director and has been MECA’s Executive Director since 2016. Prior to joining MECA, Dr. Brezny was the Global Marketing and Technology Manager for automotive materials ...
Dr. Rasto Brezny is the Executive Director of the Manufacturers of Emission Controls Association. He has worked in the area of vehicle emission controls for over 30 years. He joined MECA in 2006 as Deputy Director and has been MECA’s Executive Director since 2016. Prior to joining MECA, Dr. Brezny was the Global Marketing and Technology Manager for automotive materials at W.R. Grace. In this position he had world-wide responsibility for automotive catalyst product development and marketing. Prior to his commercial role, Dr. Brezny spent 11 years at Grace’s Washington Research Center developing automotive catalyst substrates and mixed oxide support materials. Dr. Brezny holds 16 patents and has authored or co-authored 41 scientific papers. In 2016 he was appointed by the Administrator of the U.S. EPA to serve on the U.S. EPA’s Mobile Source Technology Review Subcommittee (MSTRS) and in 2017 he was appointed by the Secretary of Commerce to the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC) for the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Y P Rao
Chief Technology Officer, Gulf Oil International Group
Dr Rao has 36 years’ experience in the fuel and lubricant industry. He is responsible for technology strategy, product planning and development and OEM relationships. He and his team have developed over 1,500 product formulations and obtained around 600 OEM approvals. Before joining Gulf Oil, Dr Rao spent 21 years with Bharat Petroleum and served as a convener of the Burea...
Dr Rao has 36 years’ experience in the fuel and lubricant industry. He is responsible for technology strategy, product planning and development and OEM relationships. He and his team have developed over 1,500 product formulations and obtained around 600 OEM approvals. Before joining Gulf Oil, Dr Rao spent 21 years with Bharat Petroleum and served as a convener of the Bureau of Indian Standards’ fuels committee for over 25 years. Dr Rao is a member of various professional bodies and has published and presented a number of technical papers. Dr Rao has a PhD in thermodynamics from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and a master’s in chemistry from Andhra University, Waltair.
Alessandro Bartelloni
Policy Director, FuelsEurope
Alessandro joined FuelsEurope in 2011, and is responsible for its advocacy activities. He is based at the FuelsEurope office in Brussels. Alessandro started his career at Eni, which he joined in 1986, gaining extensive international experience in the Refining and Marketing (R&M) sector of the oil industry. He worked as a refinery technologist in Italy (Livorno) and in Germ...
Alessandro joined FuelsEurope in 2011, and is responsible for its advocacy activities. He is based at the FuelsEurope office in Brussels. Alessandro started his career at Eni, which he joined in 1986, gaining extensive international experience in the Refining and Marketing (R&M) sector of the oil industry. He worked as a refinery technologist in Italy (Livorno) and in Germany (Ingolstadt), then as Project and Investment Planner in Eni’s Rome headquarters. He then held the position of Operating and Planning Director for Czech Refining (Czech Republic). In 2000 he relocated to the US, as chief executive of American Agip, an affiliate of Eni engaged in oil products trading and the marketing of lubricants. He then covered the position of chief executive for Agip Deutschland, the German commercial affiliate of Eni R&M, active in retail (petrol stations), wholesale and refining (as a shareholder in the joint-venture refineries of Schwedt and Vohburg/Neustadt). Alessandro then returned to Eni in Italy, first as Retail Business Development and M&A Head for Europe, and then as Chief Technical Executive in the Livorno Refinery. Alessandro has a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Pisa.
Thies Elbertsen
Category Manager, Kemetyl
Thies has been working at car care specialist Kemetyl Group (HQ in Sweden) since 2019., In his role as Category Manager he’s responsible for managing all aspects relating to the complete car care portfolio (including AdBlue) including various marketing initiatives, product development and project management for both the Kemetyl brand and for Kemetyl’s private label custome...
Thies has been working at car care specialist Kemetyl Group (HQ in Sweden) since 2019., In his role as Category Manager he’s responsible for managing all aspects relating to the complete car care portfolio (including AdBlue) including various marketing initiatives, product development and project management for both the Kemetyl brand and for Kemetyl’s private label customers in Western Europe, Middle East and Asia. Thies is highly involved in the development and transition to more sustainable packaging materials for car care products and AdBlue.
Thomas Körfer
Group Vice President, FEV Group
Thomas Körfer is Group Vice President for Diesel Powertrains at FEV Group. His previous roles were EU Vice President for Light-Duty Diesel and Chief Engineer for Diesel Systems, located in Aachen, Germany. Thomas spent his entire professional career – nearly 30 years - within the FEV organisation. Thomas has focused his full engineering career on Diesel combustion systems...
Thomas Körfer is Group Vice President for Diesel Powertrains at FEV Group. His previous roles were EU Vice President for Light-Duty Diesel and Chief Engineer for Diesel Systems, located in Aachen, Germany. Thomas spent his entire professional career – nearly 30 years - within the FEV organisation. Thomas has focused his full engineering career on Diesel combustion systems development and optimization – mainly for Light-duty Diesel engines – regarding efficiency improvement, power increase and emission reduction, first by internal measures, later as well with exhaust aftertreatment systems. His expertise includes usage of all kind of fuels on CI engines, from alcohol fuels like Methanol over bio-fuels till today’s new synthetic fuels like OME/DME, Octanol, Butanol, latest also entering H2 utilization on former Diesel applications. Thomas received his Engineering Diploma / Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Aachen Technical University (RWTH Aachen).
Mateus Dal Piccol
Head of Homologation Brazil, IDIADA (Institute for Applied Automobile Research)
Mateus has been working in the homologation area since 1998, at companies such as Toyota, Volkswagen and IDIADA. He focuses on helping companies to export/import their vehicles or engines worldwide, providing interpretations of legislation and managing the homologation process with the authorities involved in multiple countries. His work at IDIADA supports some governments...
Mateus has been working in the homologation area since 1998, at companies such as Toyota, Volkswagen and IDIADA. He focuses on helping companies to export/import their vehicles or engines worldwide, providing interpretations of legislation and managing the homologation process with the authorities involved in multiple countries. His work at IDIADA supports some governments in the implementation of their regulations.
Dr Toni Kinnunen
Senior Manager, OEM Emission Control, Proventia
Dr Toni Kinnunen is is an expert in emissions aftertreatment, with a track record of technological collaboration with OEM and tier-one companies. He has over 16 years’ experience in developing emission control technologies, research and development, and sales. Before joining Proventia, he held various positions at Ecocat and Dinex. Toni received a doctoral degree in physic...
Dr Toni Kinnunen is is an expert in emissions aftertreatment, with a track record of technological collaboration with OEM and tier-one companies. He has over 16 years’ experience in developing emission control technologies, research and development, and sales. Before joining Proventia, he held various positions at Ecocat and Dinex. Toni received a doctoral degree in physical chemistry from Finland’s University of Joensuu in 2002, has authored some 40 scientific articles and now gives conference presentations on emissions control technologies.
Fabricio Cardoso
Manager, Consulting - Emissions Control, Argus
Fabricio is Argus’s lead analyst on emissions control technologies and on the global AdBlue®/DEF/ARLA 32 markets. Fabricio has significant work experience in fuels and biofuels quality, engines and emissions standards. Fabricio has contributed to emissions consulting projects, including studies related to due diligence and project feasibility. He holds a Chemical Engineeri...
Fabricio is Argus’s lead analyst on emissions control technologies and on the global AdBlue®/DEF/ARLA 32 markets. Fabricio has significant work experience in fuels and biofuels quality, engines and emissions standards. Fabricio has contributed to emissions consulting projects, including studies related to due diligence and project feasibility. He holds a Chemical Engineering degree, a MSc in Transport and Sustainable Development, and an MBA in Agribusiness. He is fluent in French, Spanish and Portuguese.
Anup Bandivadekar
Passenger Vehicle Programme Director, International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT)
Anup is focused on achieving a more sustainable energy and transportation system. At the ICCT, his work is aimed at reducing pollution and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from passenger vehicles globally. Previously, Anup was a postdoctoral fellow at the Sloan Automotive Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of technology (MIT), where he evaluated vehicle and fuel techn...
Anup is focused on achieving a more sustainable energy and transportation system. At the ICCT, his work is aimed at reducing pollution and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from passenger vehicles globally. Previously, Anup was a postdoctoral fellow at the Sloan Automotive Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of technology (MIT), where he evaluated vehicle and fuel technologies that can significantly reduce GHG emissions and petroleum consumption from the US’ light-duty fleet over the next 30 years. He has a BSc in engineering from the University of Mumbai, an MSc in mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University and an MSc in technology and policy from MIT, where he also gained his PhD in engineering systems.
Andrea Valentini
Principal, Consulting Services, Argus
Andrea Valentini heads up Argus’ fertilizer consultancy services in Asia and the Middle East and has several years of experience as a fertilizer market analyst. He led consulting work on a number of projects, including feasibility studies for nitrogen, phosphates, and potash investments, and specialty fertilizers marketability research in Southeast Asia. Prior to joining A...
Andrea Valentini heads up Argus’ fertilizer consultancy services in Asia and the Middle East and has several years of experience as a fertilizer market analyst. He led consulting work on a number of projects, including feasibility studies for nitrogen, phosphates, and potash investments, and specialty fertilizers marketability research in Southeast Asia. Prior to joining Argus, he was the head of consulting for Integer Research. He is a graduate in Economics from the University of Padua in Italy and holds an MBA from McGill University, Canada.
Felipe Rodriguez
Heavy-Duty Vehicle Program Lead, The International Council on Clean Transportation
Felipe is the heavy-duty vehicles programme lead at ICCT, supporting the work of the programme to tackle the climate and air quality impacts of buses, trucks, and other heavy-duty vehicles. Prior to joining ICCT, Felipe’s work in academia and industry focused on the formation of pollutants in combustion engines and on the development of emission control systems. Felipe hol...
Felipe is the heavy-duty vehicles programme lead at ICCT, supporting the work of the programme to tackle the climate and air quality impacts of buses, trucks, and other heavy-duty vehicles. Prior to joining ICCT, Felipe’s work in academia and industry focused on the formation of pollutants in combustion engines and on the development of emission control systems. Felipe holds a PhD in mechanical engineering from MIT in the US, a master’s in automotive engineering from the RWTH Aachen in Germany.
Lucien Mathieu
Road Vehicles and E-mobility Analysis Manager, Transport & Environment
Transport & Environment is one of Europe’s leading sustainable mobility think-tanks and campaign groups. Lucien’s work is focused on accelerating the transition to electric vehicles (EVs) through evidence-based advocacy. Lucien is the main author of several reports on cars and carmakers’ compliance with EU CO2 emissions standards, electric mobility, EV batteries and chargi...
Transport & Environment is one of Europe’s leading sustainable mobility think-tanks and campaign groups. Lucien’s work is focused on accelerating the transition to electric vehicles (EVs) through evidence-based advocacy. Lucien is the main author of several reports on cars and carmakers’ compliance with EU CO2 emissions standards, electric mobility, EV batteries and charging infrastructure.
Pundlik Ghodke
Senior General Manager, Force Motors
Dr Ghodke is senior general manager at Force Motors in Pune, India, spearheading powertrain R&D. He has played a key role in the design and development of cost-effective powertrain and after-treatment strategies for vehicles complying with BS VI OBD1 2020 emissions norms. He acted as the head of the Center of Excellence in powertrain R&D at Mahindra Research Valley, guidi...
Dr Ghodke is senior general manager at Force Motors in Pune, India, spearheading powertrain R&D. He has played a key role in the design and development of cost-effective powertrain and after-treatment strategies for vehicles complying with BS VI OBD1 2020 emissions norms. He acted as the head of the Center of Excellence in powertrain R&D at Mahindra Research Valley, guiding the design and development of diesel engines complying with Indian and global emissions norms. Dr Ghodke has more than 30 years of expertise in automobile engine design and development and after-treatment solutions. He has also published more than 50 research papers in national and international conferences such as SAE, SIAT, ASME and FISITA. He holds a PhD in internal combustion engines from Visveswaraya National Institute of Technology in Nagpur, India.
Alessandro Bartelloni
Director, FuelsEurope
Alessandro joined FuelsEurope in September 2011, and is responsible for its advocacy activities. He is based at the FuelsEurope office in Brussels. After studying Mechanical Engineering at the University of Pisa, Alessandro joined Italian firm Eni in 1986, gaining extensive experience in the oil refining and marketing sectors. He was a refinery technologist in Italy (Livo...
Alessandro joined FuelsEurope in September 2011, and is responsible for its advocacy activities. He is based at the FuelsEurope office in Brussels. After studying Mechanical Engineering at the University of Pisa, Alessandro joined Italian firm Eni in 1986, gaining extensive experience in the oil refining and marketing sectors. He was a refinery technologist in Italy (Livorno) and Germany (Ingolstadt), before becoming Project and Investment Planner at Eni headquarters in Rome. He then became Operating and Planning Director at Czech Refining in the Czech Republic. In 2000 he relocated to the US, as Chief Executive of Eni affiliate American Agip, before moving to Agip Deutschland as Chief Executive and then back to Eni in Italy, first as Retail Business Development and Mergers and Acquisitions Head for Europe, and then as Chief Technical Executive at the Livorno refinery. Alessandro is Italian, and is married with two daughters.
Huifang Shao
Shao Huifang, Adviser, Afton Chemical Corporation
Shao is employed by Afton Chemical Corporation as an adviser. She joined the company in 2006, and is currently responsible for disruptive technology assessment, and evaluation of the impact of future regulation and technology trends on product development. Her main research interests include additive performance, test procedure development, engine and vehicle testing, cata...
Shao is employed by Afton Chemical Corporation as an adviser. She joined the company in 2006, and is currently responsible for disruptive technology assessment, and evaluation of the impact of future regulation and technology trends on product development. Her main research interests include additive performance, test procedure development, engine and vehicle testing, catalyst science, and emission control technologies. She received her PhD in Chemical Engineering from West Virginia University in 2006.
Vince Konynenbelt
DEF Manager, Old World Industries
Vince has held many positions in the oil and gas industry, including sourcing urea for DEF in 2007. He started his career in finance with Chevron, then held several sales and marketing positions, ending as the Area Manager for Lubricants for the Western Region. After Chevron, Vince traded fuels and alternative fuels with related hedging tools, and consulted for early entra...
Vince has held many positions in the oil and gas industry, including sourcing urea for DEF in 2007. He started his career in finance with Chevron, then held several sales and marketing positions, ending as the Area Manager for Lubricants for the Western Region. After Chevron, Vince traded fuels and alternative fuels with related hedging tools, and consulted for early entrants into the DEF market as President of Independence Energy Group. In 2012 he joined a midstream oil and gas company managing every aspect including crude purchasing and marketing, disposal wells, oil field services and terminal operations. In 2015, Vince joined DASCO as Manager of DEF, a division that was acquired by Old World Industries in 2019. He is currently involved in many key aspects of Old World Industries DEF business, including supply diversification.
Marco Aimo Boot
Technical Co-ordinator Manager, Electrification Technology Department, CNH Industrial
Marco has been Technical Co-ordinator Manager in CNH Industrial’s electrification technology department since 2019 and is also Tertiary Safety Leader. Marco has previously worked at Centro Ricerche Fiat (CRF) in the electric and electronic architectures department. In 2006, he was employed by CNH subsidiary Iveco as Innovation Specialist in industrial vehicle technologies ...
Marco has been Technical Co-ordinator Manager in CNH Industrial’s electrification technology department since 2019 and is also Tertiary Safety Leader. Marco has previously worked at Centro Ricerche Fiat (CRF) in the electric and electronic architectures department. In 2006, he was employed by CNH subsidiary Iveco as Innovation Specialist in industrial vehicle technologies with a main focus on alternative tractions, E/E architectures and preventive safety. In 2008-11, he worked as Project Manager for Hybrid Applications in the Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicle Platform. In January 2012, he was appointed Alternative Traction and Electrification Manager of Iveco’s product development. Marco studied Electrical Engineering at Turin Polytechnic.