28 十一月 - 30 十一月 2022
Hamburg, Germany & Online access

Argus Clean Ammonia Europe Conference

Speakers

Alicia Eastman
President, InterContinental Energy
Before co-founding InterContinental Energy in 2014, Alicia led investment and strategy in global markets for 20 years, managing private equity funds, market entry and finance for multinational companies and institutional investors across Australasia including the Middle East. Alicia led international strategy and acquisitions at Elan Biopharmaceuticals and was vice-preside...
Before co-founding InterContinental Energy in 2014, Alicia led investment and strategy in global markets for 20 years, managing private equity funds, market entry and finance for multinational companies and institutional investors across Australasia including the Middle East. Alicia led international strategy and acquisitions at Elan Biopharmaceuticals and was vice-president of Prudential Asia Infrastructure Mezzanine Capital Fund. She was a founding principal at NetFuel Ventures and has held international strategy and investment positions at Gemini, Lend Lease and AirTouch International (Vodafone). Alicia currently sits on multiple industry and charity boards, steering committees, advisory boards and councils, and is a frequent speaker at clean hydrogen, ammonia and sustainability events. She holds a BSc in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a master’s degree in international relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
Tim Cheyne
VP Commercial Product, Fertilizers, 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.
David Fyfe
Chief Economist, Argus
David has more than 30 years’ experience of working in energy markets. Prior to joining Argus, David was most recently chief economist at commodity trading company Gunvor. Before this, he managed the oil industry and markets division of the International Energy Agency and edited its influential monthly Oil Market Report. David has a master’s degree in energy policy and ec...
David has more than 30 years’ experience of working in energy markets. Prior to joining Argus, David was most recently chief economist at commodity trading company Gunvor. Before this, he managed the oil industry and markets division of the International Energy Agency and edited its influential monthly Oil Market Report. David has a master’s degree in energy policy and economics from Imperial College London.
Dolf Gielen
Director for Innovation and Technology, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Dolf has been in his current role since 2011. He has more than 25 years’ experience with energy transition strategy development and implementation, as well as technology policy. Dolf has a PhD from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.
Dolf has been in his current role since 2011. He has more than 25 years’ experience with energy transition strategy development and implementation, as well as technology policy. Dolf has a PhD from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.
Jacob Hansen
Director General, Fertilizers Europe
Mr. Jacob Hansen took over as the Director General of Fertilizers Europe in 2011. Prior to that he worked for the Danish Agriculture and Food Council in Copenhagen and then as Director of their office in Brussels. From a farming background and having studied Political Science at the University of Aarhus in Denmark (MA 1989), he understands first-hand the importance of fert...
Mr. Jacob Hansen took over as the Director General of Fertilizers Europe in 2011. Prior to that he worked for the Danish Agriculture and Food Council in Copenhagen and then as Director of their office in Brussels. From a farming background and having studied Political Science at the University of Aarhus in Denmark (MA 1989), he understands first-hand the importance of fertilizers to society and the need to communicate this. Having worked and been actively involved in a range of committees, platforms and task forces for over 20 years, Mr. Hansen has developed an extensive network within the agri-industrial sectors in Brussels.
Oliver Hatfield
VP Sustainable Fertilizers, Argus
Oliver Hatfield, is VP Business Development for Argus Media in London. Oliver joined Argus in October 2018 following its acquisition of Integer Research, where he spent 15 years as head of the fertilizer market research team. Oliver has more than 20 years of experience in business analysis and consulting, and he was also one of the founders of Integer. Oliver has worked e...
Oliver Hatfield, is VP Business Development for Argus Media in London. Oliver joined Argus in October 2018 following its acquisition of Integer Research, where he spent 15 years as head of the fertilizer market research team. Oliver has more than 20 years of experience in business analysis and consulting, and he was also one of the founders of Integer. Oliver has worked extensively on multi-client and bespoke fertilizer market analysis studies, covering market forecasts, strategy, due diligence, market entry and project feasibility. He has worked as an analyst on all the key fertilizer and related chemical markets: nitrogen, phosphates, potash, sulphur and sulphuric acid. Oliver is a graduate of economics and development economics from the University of Manchester in the UK.
Ayoub Hirt
Head of Department Green Chemistry, IRESEN
Ayoub has a master’s degree in business and a diploma in engineering from Alpes University in Grenoble. He began working with the Institute of Analytical Sciences in Lyon in 2012 and joined French energy company Engie in 2015 as Operating Engineer, where he was involved in a project that aimed to reduce power plant CO² emissions through the integration of bioenergy. Ayoub ...
Ayoub has a master’s degree in business and a diploma in engineering from Alpes University in Grenoble. He began working with the Institute of Analytical Sciences in Lyon in 2012 and joined French energy company Engie in 2015 as Operating Engineer, where he was involved in a project that aimed to reduce power plant CO² emissions through the integration of bioenergy. Ayoub has also worked as Project Manager at Berkefeld-VWS, developing new technologies for the energy, water treatment, food, chemicals and refining sectors, as well as working as Development Manager for Eurovent Certification. Ayoub joined IRESEN in 2018 and has helped set up new partnerships with potential stakeholders for green hydrogen power-to-X projects, and has worked on pilot projects for smart agriculture and green chemistry applications.
Thomas Koch Blank
Senior Principal - Hydrogen Team, RMI
Thomas leads initiatives promoting green hydrogen adoption in heavy industry. Previously, he helped build consultancy McKinsey & Company’s sustainability and resource productivity practice, advising the world’s largest companies on decarbonisation of production and supply chains, and serving as a senior advisor to governments drafting and implementing sustainability strate...
Thomas leads initiatives promoting green hydrogen adoption in heavy industry. Previously, he helped build consultancy McKinsey & Company’s sustainability and resource productivity practice, advising the world’s largest companies on decarbonisation of production and supply chains, and serving as a senior advisor to governments drafting and implementing sustainability strategies. He holds a master’s in engineering physics from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.
Thore Lohmann
Executive Director of Operation Unit Fertilizer & Methanol, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG/thyssenkrupp Uhde
Thore has been in his current role since January 2021. Prior to that he was responsible for thyssenkrupp’s business in Egypt, and he has managed the local organisation as CEO and member of the executive board in Cairo, with more than 200 employees. He was also a board member of the German Arab Chamber of Commerce for many years. Lohmann started his career at thyssenkrupp U...
Thore has been in his current role since January 2021. Prior to that he was responsible for thyssenkrupp’s business in Egypt, and he has managed the local organisation as CEO and member of the executive board in Cairo, with more than 200 employees. He was also a board member of the German Arab Chamber of Commerce for many years. Lohmann started his career at thyssenkrupp Uhde in 1999 in the Oil and Gas Division. After holding various positions, he became Engineering Manager in Mumbai for a large-scale petrochemical complex and subsequently the commissioning manager for the complex in Port Said, Egypt. From 2011 to 2014, he worked as Head of the Product Development Department in the Gas Technologies Division.
Tessa Major
Director Bunkering, Port Relationships & Regulations, Yara Clean Ammonia
Erik Mayer
VP Clean Energy Solutions, CF Industries
Jack Merriott
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 res...
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.
Benedikt Messner
Senior Vice President, Uniper Global Commodities
Benedikt Messner is Senior Vice-President in Global Origination and LNG at Uniper Global Commodities SE, based in Düsseldorf, Germany. In this role, Benedikt primarily focuses on building a portfolio of renewable power purchase agreements, global green hydrogen-related projects and offtake agreements. His interests extend into clean technology and energy transition venture...
Benedikt Messner is Senior Vice-President in Global Origination and LNG at Uniper Global Commodities SE, based in Düsseldorf, Germany. In this role, Benedikt primarily focuses on building a portfolio of renewable power purchase agreements, global green hydrogen-related projects and offtake agreements. His interests extend into clean technology and energy transition ventures. Benedikt was General Manager at Enerjisa in Turkey until July 2016, which is a joint venture between Germany utility Eon and Turkish conglomerate Sabanci. Before joining Enerjisa in 2013, Benedikt was Origination Director at Eon Global Commodities in Düsseldorf. Before that, he held various managerial roles, including leading the power trading desks at Eon, Acton Energy and Enron Europe. Benedikt has a master’s degree from Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration.
André Risholm
Chief Executive Officer, Amon Maritime
Andre founded Amon Maritime in 2019 with a vision to lead the green shift in shipping, pioneering the use of ammonia fuel for ships. He has since co-founded Viridis Bulk Carriers, Azane Fuel Solutions and Ula Ship Management, all in the pursuit of putting ammonia-fuelled ships and related infrastructure on the water. He has 10 years’ experience working for leading shipowne...
Andre founded Amon Maritime in 2019 with a vision to lead the green shift in shipping, pioneering the use of ammonia fuel for ships. He has since co-founded Viridis Bulk Carriers, Azane Fuel Solutions and Ula Ship Management, all in the pursuit of putting ammonia-fuelled ships and related infrastructure on the water. He has 10 years’ experience working for leading shipowners, mainly with large newbuilding projects, fleet management and project development. [
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.
Christopher Stanik
Head of Maritime Applications, NOW GmbH National Organisation Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology
Christopher coordinates several funding programmes for alternative fuels and energy conversion systems in maritime applications. After working in strategy development for DB Schenker he worked as project manager for several R&D projects in shipbuilding and the shipping industry, with a focus on offshore wind and maritime energy systems at Berlin Institute of Technology bet...
Christopher coordinates several funding programmes for alternative fuels and energy conversion systems in maritime applications. After working in strategy development for DB Schenker he worked as project manager for several R&D projects in shipbuilding and the shipping industry, with a focus on offshore wind and maritime energy systems at Berlin Institute of Technology between 2011 and 2016. Between 2017 and 2021 he was Programme Manager for the mobility and fuels strategy of the German government and Project Manager for Gas-Fuelled Ships at NOW. Since 2021 Christopher has represented cross-technology maritime affairs and funding programmes at NOW as Head of Maritime Applications. He holds a master’s degree in industrial engineering, as well as a PhD in naval architecture and ocean engineering.
Maria Strandesen
Director, Head of Future Fuels, Maersk Decarbonization
Maria is Head of Future Fuels for the decarbonisation group at A.P. Moller — Maersk. In this role, Maria leads a team that is responsible for identifying, exploring and evaluating carbon neutral fuels for Maersk's fleet of 700+ vessels. The team works to identify carbon neutral fuels that are not only sustainable but also scalable, economical and technically viable. Maersk...
Maria is Head of Future Fuels for the decarbonisation group at A.P. Moller — Maersk. In this role, Maria leads a team that is responsible for identifying, exploring and evaluating carbon neutral fuels for Maersk's fleet of 700+ vessels. The team works to identify carbon neutral fuels that are not only sustainable but also scalable, economical and technically viable. Maersk’s aim is for its fleet be fully carbon neutral as fast as possible.
Rob Stevens
VP Ammonia Opportunities, Saga Pure, Chairman of the Board, Horisont Energi & President, Ammonia Energy Association
Rob started his career at Yara in product and technology development for fertilisers. Over the next 20 years, he held several management positions at Yara related to ammonia production and use in the Netherlands, Qatar, Norway and Australia. Rob brought forward ammonia energy as General Manager at Yara Pilbara in Western Australia. He executed the clean ammonia energy agen...
Rob started his career at Yara in product and technology development for fertilisers. Over the next 20 years, he held several management positions at Yara related to ammonia production and use in the Netherlands, Qatar, Norway and Australia. Rob brought forward ammonia energy as General Manager at Yara Pilbara in Western Australia. He executed the clean ammonia energy agenda as Vice-President of Technology Scouting and Vice-President of Ammonia Energy and Shipping Fuel at Yara HQ, ultimately contributing to the establishment of the Yara Clean Ammonia business unit. Rob is now Vice-President of Ammonia Opportunities at Saga Pure, facilitating clean ammonia energy investments, and board member with Horisont Energi. Since August 2021 Rob has been the elected president of the Ammonia Energy Association.
Akihiko Taniguchi
Executive Officer Global Partnerships, JERA
Akihiko has spent 30 years in the energy industry, with Chubu Electric and then JERA, and has been in his current role since April 2020. His focus is LNG — including annual delivery programmes, sale and purchase agreements, and price negotiations with Qatargas — and upstream thermal coal operations in Japan and Australia. He has a bachelor’s degree in law from the Universi...
Akihiko has spent 30 years in the energy industry, with Chubu Electric and then JERA, and has been in his current role since April 2020. His focus is LNG — including annual delivery programmes, sale and purchase agreements, and price negotiations with Qatargas — and upstream thermal coal operations in Japan and Australia. He has a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Tokyo and an MBA from the International University of Japan.
Denis Thomas
Head of global business development, Cummins
Denis started his career in the photovoltaic (PV) sector in Belgium, advising the government on the launch of a new support scheme to develop solar PV in Wallonia, southern Belgium. He has also worked for the European Photovoltaic Industry Association in Brussels as an industry analyst for the solar PV market and participated in the ‘Set for 2020’ strategic study that aime...
Denis started his career in the photovoltaic (PV) sector in Belgium, advising the government on the launch of a new support scheme to develop solar PV in Wallonia, southern Belgium. He has also worked for the European Photovoltaic Industry Association in Brussels as an industry analyst for the solar PV market and participated in the ‘Set for 2020’ strategic study that aimed to produce 12% of Europe’s electricity from solar PV by 2020. Before this, he worked as sales manager for a major solar PV engineering, procurement and construction company in Belgium that focused on MW-size rooftop PV systems. Denis has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Liège in Belgium and a European master’s degree in renewable energy from the University of Oldenburg (Germany) with a specialization in biomass energy at the University of Zaragoza (Spain).
Monika Griefhan
Chairwoman of the board, eFuel Alliance and founding member, Greenpeace Germany
Stefan Krumpelmann
Hydrogen and Future Fuels Editor, Argus
Sabas Martinez
Manager, NYK Energy Transport
Grzegorz Pawelec
Director, Intelligence, Hydrogen Europe
Marc van Doorn
Director of Green Developments, Grupo Fertiberia