19th Phenol/Acetone & Derivatives Markets,

21-22 Sep, 2022 - Singapore, HYBRID

Orchard Hotel Singapore

About our Event Speakers

We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.

Speakers at this Event

Mr. Girija Paliwal

Mr. Girija Paliwal

President - Sales & Marketing

Deepak Phenolics Limited

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Mr. Girija Paliwal

Mr. Girija Paliwal

President - Sales & Marketing

Deepak Phenolics Limited

AGENDA SESSION

PHENOL/ACETONE & DOWNSTREAM MARKET IN INDIA

Day 1 [Wed 21, September], at 10:40 AM

GLOBAL PHENOL/ACETONE MARKETS & TRENDS

Day 1 [Wed 21, September], at 11:10 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/220929/speakers/GSPaliwal.jpgAs President (Sales & Marketing) with Deepak Phenolics Ltd.(DPL) G.S.Paliwal is spearheading Sourcing, Supply chain and Sales of INR42 Billion for Domestic (Indian) and International market for various Phenol/acetone and its derivative products. Prior to joining DPL, He served as Executive Director for Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Ltd (A leading chlor alkali and downstream Products company).

 

After completion of his Master’s Degree in Chemistry and Business Management from Indian institute of Management (IIM), Kolkata (India), He has worked in Chemical industry where he has held several Management position in Time Technoplast Limited, Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd., Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited etc. in India. He is having overall 27+ years of professional experience in the Chemical industry.

 

G.S.Paliwal has Joined Deepak Phenolics Ltd. In Year'2022.

Mr. Ernesto Carosini

Mr. Ernesto Carosini

Business Manager IPA & Acetone

Seqens Solvents & Phenol Specialties

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Mr. Ernesto Carosini

Mr. Ernesto Carosini

Business Manager IPA & Acetone

Seqens Solvents & Phenol Specialties

AGENDA SESSION

EU IPA MARKET 2022 AND ITS SHORT-TERM TREND

Day 1 [Wed 21, September], at 03:40 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/220929/speakers/ErnestoCarosini.jpgCarosini Ernesto is an industrial chemist, graduated at the University of Genoa, Italy, in the early ’90. He started his professional career as a Chemist for Nalco at their European Headquarter located in Leiden, The Netherlands. He moved back to Italy and joined FACI (multinational oleochemical company) in 2001 as Sales and Development Manager, responsible mostly for the expansion of the FACI commercial activity into the North American markets.


In 2010, he joined then Novapex (now Seqens SPS) as Sales Manager, responsible for the Southern European Countries. Since July 2020, he took full responsibility for sales and marketing of IPA and Acetone, while keeping product management role for most of the company’s Specialty products (such as Acetophenone, Cumene Hydroperoxide and Di Iso Propyl Benzene)

Mr. Khoon Goh

Mr. Khoon Goh

Head of Asia Research

ANZ Research

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Mr. Khoon Goh

Mr. Khoon Goh

Head of Asia Research

ANZ Research

AGENDA SESSION

GLOBAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

Day 1 [Wed 21, September], at 09:10 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/220929/speakers/KhoonGoh.jpgKhoon is the Head of Asia Research for ANZ, based in Singapore. He oversees and co-ordinates the Asia economics and strategy research functions. His particular area of focus is on Asian macro and currencies. Khoon has over 20 years of experience working in various economic and strategy roles across both the public and private sectors. Prior to the pandemic, Khoon actively travelled to market ANZ’s views to investor clients, such as central banks, hedge funds and real money; as well as corporate clients. Those meetings have all taken place virtually in the last two years. He is often quoted in the business media and makes regular appearances on radio and television.
 
Prior to joining ANZ, he was the Manager in charge of the New Zealand Treasury's Macroeconomic Forecasting Team, and was responsible for producing the official government forecasts that underpin the Budget and key policy decisions. He also served as an Economic Adviser at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.
Mr. Phil Fu

Mr. Phil Fu

Procurement Director - Global Phenol & Acetone

Covestro (Shanghai) Investment Co.,Ltd.

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Mr. Phil Fu

Mr. Phil Fu

Procurement Director - Global Phenol & Acetone

Covestro (Shanghai) Investment Co.,Ltd.

AGENDA SESSION

POLYCARBONATE MARKET, PROCUREMENT & SUSTAINABILITY

Day 2 [Thu 22, September], at 10:10 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/220929/speakers/PhilFu.jpgPhil Fu has been Global procurement director for phenol & acetone at Covestro since 2019. He had taken responsibilities within Covestro before current role as Head of global BPA sales and Global leader of co-producer business for polycarbonates business for six years.  Phil Fu has an education background of Physics & Economics and currently located in Shanghai.

Dr. B. Venkataraman Balakrishnan

Dr. B. Venkataraman Balakrishnan

President / Global Head - Sales and Marketing, Advanced Materials

Aditya Birla Group

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Dr. B. Venkataraman Balakrishnan

Dr. B. Venkataraman Balakrishnan

President / Global Head - Sales and Marketing, Advanced Materials

Aditya Birla Group

AGENDA SESSION

EPOXY RESINS MARKET TRENDS & SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGES

Day 1 [Wed 21, September], at 02:10 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/220929/speakers/VenkataramanBalakrishnan.jpgProfessionally matured business leader with  career success over two decades  in managing  specialty chemicals catering to  diverse industry segments such as Personal care, Agro chemicals, Textiles, Coatings & Inks, adhesives, construction, Automotive, Mining, Oil field, and Composite Industries.

 

He has been working with Aditya Birla group as the global head for sales and Marketing, for the past five years and is instrumental in driving the global business growth for advanced materials business.  He has worked with various global organizations such as Monsanto, Solutia, UCB, Cytec and started his career in Asian paints India Ltd. He is a postgraduate in chemistry with a MBA in marketing and a PhD- in management.

Mr. Daniel Wu

Mr. Daniel Wu

Sustainable Partnerships Manager, Asia Pacific, Renewables Polymers and Chemical

Neste Asia Pacific

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Mr. Daniel Wu

Mr. Daniel Wu

Sustainable Partnerships Manager, Asia Pacific, Renewables Polymers and Chemical

Neste Asia Pacific

AGENDA SESSION

RENEWABLE SOLUTIONS AS A KEY TO MORE SUSTAINABLE POLYMERS AND CHEMICALS

Day 1 [Wed 21, September], at 11:45 AM

PROFILE

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Mr. Andrew Shipley

Mr. Andrew Shipley

Strategist - Research & Strategy Department

Eastport Maritime Pte Ltd

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Mr. Andrew Shipley

Mr. Andrew Shipley

Strategist - Research & Strategy Department

Eastport Maritime Pte Ltd

AGENDA SESSION

BULK LIQUID CHEMICALS SHIPPING OUTLOOK & TRENDS

Day 2 [Thu 22, September], at 09:10 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/220929/speakers/AndrewShipley.jpgAndrew Shipley has worked at Eastport Maritime for about 8 years, as consultant, strategist, and head of research.  Prior to that he worked as a commodities trader, hedge fund strategist, and also as an economist at investment banks in Tokyo such as Credit Suisse and Schroders.   He has written a book on investment strategy published by the Financial Times.

Mr. Allen Zhang

Mr. Allen Zhang

Phenol Chain Director

Mitsui & Co. (Shanghai) Ltd

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Mr. Allen Zhang

Mr. Allen Zhang

Phenol Chain Director

Mitsui & Co. (Shanghai) Ltd

AGENDA SESSION

BPA MARKET FORECAST, COMPETITIVENESS & TRENDS

Day 2 [Thu 22, September], at 09:40 AM

PROFILE

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Mr. Garrett Velarde

Mr. Garrett Velarde

Sales Manager

The Plaza Group

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Mr. Garrett Velarde

Mr. Garrett Velarde

Sales Manager

The Plaza Group

AGENDA SESSION

GLOBAL ACETONE OUTLOOK

Day 1 [Wed 21, September], at 01:40 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/220929/speakers/GarrettVelarde.jpgSome would say Garrett started his petrochemical career as a toddler. His father, Randy Velarde, started The Plaza Group in 1994. Garrett interned many summers at The Plaza Group as well as with Brenntag North America in Durham, North Carolina. During these internships, Garrett learned the ins and outs of the petrochemical industry as well as getting valuable “hands on” experience in operations. Before joining The Plaza Group on a full-time basis, Garrett worked in the upstream industry with Hercules Offshore in the Management Trainee Program. In this role, he worked a rotational schedule in the Gulf of Mexico as a roughneck and in the Houston-based office mostly in Operations and Marketing.

 

In September 2013, as a full time Plaza employee, Garrett began as an Account Manager for commodity solvent sales by truck and rail. In the following years, he took on additional roles in product management and supplier relations. Acetone has been at the forefront of these roles. Garrett is a graduate of the National Association of Chemical Distributor’s (NACD) Emerging Leaders Program and has held a seat on the NACD board.
 
Garrett graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering.

Mr. Eugene Teo

Mr. Eugene Teo

Sustainable Partnerships Manager, Asia Pacific, Renewables Polymers and Chemical

Neste Asia Pacific

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Mr. Eugene Teo

Mr. Eugene Teo

Sustainable Partnerships Manager, Asia Pacific, Renewables Polymers and Chemical

Neste Asia Pacific

AGENDA SESSION

Day 1 [Wed 21, September], at 11:45 AM

PROFILE

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Dr. Shyam S. Venkataraman

Dr. Shyam S. Venkataraman

Director, Aromatics and Derivatives Business

Honeywell UOP

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Dr. Shyam S. Venkataraman

Dr. Shyam S. Venkataraman

Director, Aromatics and Derivatives Business

Honeywell UOP

AGENDA SESSION

Day 2 [Thu 22, September], at 11:10 AM

Day 1 [Wed 21, September], at 11:10 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/220929/speakers/ShyamVenkataraman.jpgShyam Venkataraman is the Business Director for Aromatics and Derivatives portfolio and primarily responsible for Licensing and Engineering business. Prior joining Honeywell UOP, he has worked at BASF and Ascend Performance Materials in various roles (R&D, Product Development, Strategy, Marketing and Business Management).

 

He has co-authored 8 papers and filed over 15 patent applications in advanced materials, electrochemistry, and nanotechnology. Shyam received Bachelor of Technology in Chemical and Electrochemical Engineering from Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI) in India, PhD in Chemistry from Clarkson University in USA and MBA from Mannheim Business School in Germany.

Mr. Chad Williams

Mr. Chad Williams

Principal Technology Specialist – Aromatics & Aromatic Derivatives

Honeywell UOP

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Mr. Chad Williams

Mr. Chad Williams

Principal Technology Specialist – Aromatics & Aromatic Derivatives

Honeywell UOP

AGENDA SESSION

LATEST UPDATE ON CUMENE - PHENOL PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY

Day 2 [Thu 22, September], at 11:10 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/220929/speakers/ChadWilliams.jpgChad Williams has been with Honeywell UOP for 20 years (3 years in R&D, 4 years in Field Service and 13 years in Technology Services). He currently serves as the Principal Technology Specialist for Aromatic and Aromatic Derivatives Technologies, specifically UOP’s Parex, Isomar, Tatoray in Aromatics and Ethylbenzene/Styrene & Cumene/Phenol in Aromatic Derivatives.

 

 He has authored 6 international patents. Chad received Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from University of Wisconsin – Madison in USA.

Mr. Nikunj Parekh

Mr. Nikunj Parekh

Director

Kempar Energy

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Mr. Nikunj Parekh

Mr. Nikunj Parekh

Director

Kempar Energy

AGENDA SESSION

Day 1 [Wed 21, September], at 11:10 AM

PROFILE

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