15 六月 - 17 六月 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.
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.
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.
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.
Dr Toni Kinnunen
Senior Manager, OEM Emission Control, Proventia
Dr Toni Kinnunen is Senior Manager of OEM Emission Control at Proventia, where he oversees emissions aftertreatment and is in charge of key accounts and business development activities. Kinnunen has over 16 years’ experience in developing emission control technologies and tailoring customer applications, encompassing various positions at Ecocat and Dinex, and has worked di...
Dr Toni Kinnunen is Senior Manager of OEM Emission Control at Proventia, where he oversees emissions aftertreatment and is in charge of key accounts and business development activities. Kinnunen has over 16 years’ experience in developing emission control technologies and tailoring customer applications, encompassing various positions at Ecocat and Dinex, and has worked directly with several Asian OEMs and Tier 1 companies in developing emission reduction technology. He has a PhD in physical Chemistry from Finland’s University of Joensuu, has written about 40 refereed scientific articles and has given numerous conference presentations on emission purification and catalysis.
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).
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.