Recycled Energy Asia 2022, Towards Zero Waste, Sustainability & Green Electricity

30 Nov-01 Dec, 2022 - Bangkok, THAILAND

DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

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

Assoc Prof. Grzegorz Lisak

Assoc Prof. Grzegorz Lisak

Director, Residues & Resource Reclamation Center, Nanyang Environment and Water Institute

Nanyang Technological University - Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute

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Assoc Prof. Grzegorz Lisak

Assoc Prof. Grzegorz Lisak

Director, Residues & Resource Reclamation Center, Nanyang Environment and Water Institute

Nanyang Technological University - Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute

AGENDA SESSION

New Waste to Energy Concept in Singapore - Reducing the Stress on Landfilling

Day 2 [Thu 01, December], at 11:00 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/20020809/speakers/GrzegorzLizak.jpgGrzegorz Lisak is a director of Residues and Resources Recovery Center (R3C) at Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute which is a part of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is leading a group of approx. 40 people that consists of research fellows, research associates, PhD students and affiliated faculty. His R&D activities focuses on waste to energy, waste to materials and contaminated sites remediation.  R3C’s primary focus is to address Singapore’s and region’s challenges in waste management through conducting various research and test bedding projects leveraging on strong industry participation and significance.

Dr. Stefan Pirker

Dr. Stefan Pirker

Head of Technology and Innovation Management Chemical Recycling, Plastic to Oil

Omv Downstream Gmbh

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Dr. Stefan Pirker

Dr. Stefan Pirker

Head of Technology and Innovation Management Chemical Recycling, Plastic to Oil

Omv Downstream Gmbh

AGENDA SESSION

ReOil - Building a Sustainable & Circular Economy Industry

Day 1 [Wed 30, November], at 04:30 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/20020809/speakers/StefanPirker.jpgDr. Stefan Pirker joined OMV as Head of Technology & Innovation Management Chemical Recycling and Plastic to Oil in October 2019. Dr. Pirker has a long and successful career in managing R&D units and innovation processes within Austrian industry organizations acting in an international environment. Before he joined OMV he held numerous management positions in R&D and Innovation, Operations and Business Development at RHI AG and Treibacher Industrie AG. Stefan Pirker studied chemistry at the Technical University of Vienna where he also holds a PhD.

Mr. Maarten Gnoth

Mr. Maarten Gnoth

Managing Director

Hinterland Management

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Mr. Maarten Gnoth

Mr. Maarten Gnoth

Managing Director

Hinterland Management

AGENDA SESSION

Diversification of Biomass Feedstock Sources for Industrial Applications into Agri-Residues & Woody Encroachment

Day 1 [Wed 30, November], at 03:00 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/20020809/speakers/MaartenGnoth.jpgHinterland was founded by Maarten Gnoth to support international sustainable business development and derisk sustainable investments.

Maarten Gnoth has over twenty years of experience in sustainability, international business development and consultancy in renewable energy and biomass and in start-up of SME enterprises in emerging countries. He is a seasoned expert in biomass to energy and in biomass (wood and agri-residues) pelletization as well as in environmental and social responsibility within the energy sector. Experienced in stakeholder management and board positions in various Joint Ventures and Foundations.

Deep knowledge of international wood pellet supply chains, biomass sustainability and agri-cultural residues. Business development of vertical integration sustainable biomass supply from emerging countries and emerging biomass feedstocks like bamboo, invader bush and bagasse. Seasoned expert in managing and developing a portfolio of solid biomass (wood and agri-products) upstream developments including feasibility and testing of a wide range of wood and agri-products for pelletization. Optimizing existing biomass wood pellet portfolio operations. Origination area's: Southern Europe, Africa, South America, USA/Canada and South East Asia. Experienced in biomass torrefaction technology from local production until testing at co-firing plant and overseas shipping as well as overseas sourcing of biomass with fuel supply agreements and related import/export documentation and shipping and handling constraints.

Dr. Hirzun Mohd Yusof

Dr. Hirzun Mohd Yusof

Head, Technology & New Ventures

Sime Darby Plantation Berhad

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Dr. Hirzun Mohd Yusof

Dr. Hirzun Mohd Yusof

Head, Technology & New Ventures

Sime Darby Plantation Berhad

AGENDA SESSION

Achieving Carbon Emission Reduction through Renewable Energy in Palm Oil Production Value Chain

Day 2 [Thu 01, December], at 09:05 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/20020809/speakers/HirzunMohdYusof.jpgDr Hirzun Mohd Yusof heads the Technology and Innovation Management under Strategy and Innovation at Sime Darby Plantation Berhad. He is responsible for technical evaluation and business development of Renewable related projects such as biogas and large scale solar, as well as lead and align innovation initiatives within SDP to bring new insights and perspectives to create opportunities for alternative and diversified revenue streams. Prior to joining SDP in 2003, Dr Hirzun was a Lecturer at the Biotechnology Department, Faculty of Food Science and Biotechnology, Universiti Putra Malaysia since 1999 and also serves as a Consultant for the Science Adviser Office of Prime Minister Department.

Mr. Burin Tangsilpaolarn

Mr. Burin Tangsilpaolarn

Project Development Manager (Recycle & Recovery)

Veolia

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Mr. Burin Tangsilpaolarn

Mr. Burin Tangsilpaolarn

Project Development Manager (Recycle & Recovery)

Veolia

AGENDA SESSION

Zero Waste - Innovative Approaches to Comprehensive Waste Management

Day 1 [Wed 30, November], at 09:40 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/221135/speakers/BurinTangsilpaolarn.jpgBurin Tangsilpaolarn has 20 years in project management, 10 years extensive experience in renewable energy (WTE (Industrial, Municipal and Biomass Power plant), 5 years in Hazardous waste Treatment project and working on water and wastewater management projects. He also has 4 years experience in Plastic waste management, he has been involving in the value chain of the Circular Economy network and Plastic recycling since 2016.

 

He is a subcommittee member of Plastic waste management in the Academic (schools, colleges and universities) of Bangkok Metropolitan Authority. He has been an executive committee member of Solid waste Association of Thailand since 2010 and worked for a waste management in organization project under UNEP fund.

 

Burin is currently working as Business Development Manager for Veolia Thailand.

Dr. Andrei Veksha

Dr. Andrei Veksha

Director & Founder

Nanomatics Pte Ltd

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Dr. Andrei Veksha

Dr. Andrei Veksha

Director & Founder

Nanomatics Pte Ltd

AGENDA SESSION

Chemical Recycling Beyond Pyrolysis: Maximizing Value Recovery from Plastic Waste

Day 1 [Wed 30, November], at 04:00 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/221135/speakers/AndreiVeksha.jpgAndrei Veksha is a founder and director of Nanomatics, a deep tech startup specializing in plastic waste management solutions.
With a doctorate degree in Environmental Science and over 10 years of experience in chemical engineering, advanced waste treatment and resource recovery, Andrei leads the development of technologies that convert non-recyclable plastics into hydrogen and carbon nanomaterials.

Mr. Santeri Rantala

Mr. Santeri Rantala

CEO

Solcofin Pte Ltd

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Mr. Santeri Rantala

Mr. Santeri Rantala

CEO

Solcofin Pte Ltd

AGENDA SESSION

Biomass Availability from Indonesia & Motivation for Export vs Domestic Market

Day 1 [Wed 30, November], at 02:00 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/221135/speakers/SanteriRantala.jpgSanteri Rantala is sustainability driven bio-energy business expert with expertise in building up, managing and consulting biomass projects in Asia. A native of Finland with international experience gained while living and working in Singapore, Indonesia and Ireland. Experienced professional in fund raising rounds attracting a diverse portfolio of investors from Europe and Asia. Santeri co-founded Sararasa Group, which is one of the first commercial scale wood pellet factories in Indonesia.

 

He is Founder and CEO of SOLCOFIN PTE LTD, specializing in biomass sourcing, processing and supply in Indonesia. Key operations involve project development, biomass supply to coal fired power plants, consulting of various project owners and advising existing companies.

Mr. Hakan Johansson

Mr. Hakan Johansson

Area Sales Manager - Asia & Turkey

Firefly AB

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Mr. Hakan Johansson

Mr. Hakan Johansson

Area Sales Manager - Asia & Turkey

Firefly AB

AGENDA SESSION

How to Protect Your Recycling Facility Against Fires

Day 2 [Thu 01, December], at 10:30 AM

Afternoon Moderator

Day 1 [Wed 30, November], at 01:30 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/221135/speakers/HakanJohansson.jpgHåkan Johansson is Firefly AB's division manager for Asia region.  He started at Firefly more than 20 years ago.

 
Since then he has been involved in many investigations after fire incidents in various process industries, and recently involved in developing new solutions for fire protection systems for the recycling industry.
Mr. Kevin Vandewalle

Mr. Kevin Vandewalle

Sales Manager, Asia Pacific, Middle-East & Africa

Vyncke Sdn Bhd

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Mr. Kevin Vandewalle

Mr. Kevin Vandewalle

Sales Manager, Asia Pacific, Middle-East & Africa

Vyncke Sdn Bhd

AGENDA SESSION

Small & Medium-Scale RDF-fired WtE plants in South-East Asia - Key Success Factors

Day 1 [Wed 30, November], at 11:30 AM

CMT & Moderator’s Welcome

Day 2 [Thu 01, December], at 09:00 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/221135/speakers/KevinVandewalle.jpgBorn and raised in Belgium, Kevin Vandewalle graduated as an Electromechanical Engineer (MSc) at the University of Leuven. Having spent over 10 years in the renewable energy sector, active for Vyncke, he has a profound knowledge of the implementation of biomass & waste to energy solutions for industrial & municipal end users. Kevin was living and working in Kuala Lumpur between 2014 and 2021 as a Regional Sales Manager for South-East Asia & the Pacific. Since January 2022 he is VYNCKE’s Sales Director for Asia-Pacific, Middle-East & Africa.

Ms. Yulia Dobrolyubova

Ms. Yulia Dobrolyubova

Partner, Corporate Sustainability and Climate Change

ERM-Siam (Environmental Resources Management)

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Ms. Yulia Dobrolyubova

Ms. Yulia Dobrolyubova

Partner, Corporate Sustainability and Climate Change

ERM-Siam (Environmental Resources Management)

AGENDA SESSION

Key Policy & Regulatory Risks & Opportunities for the Industry Related to Low Carbon Economy Transition

Day 1 [Wed 30, November], at 09:10 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/221135/speakers/YuliaDobrolyubova.jpgYulia leads Corporate Sustainability and Climate Change services across Southeast Asia. She has 16 years' experience in consulting and managing projects on climate change, clean energy and sustainable development, including over 12 years in Asia-Pacific (APAC). She has worked with various development organisations (World Bank/IFC, EBRD, ADB, United Nations agencies), impact investors and financial institutions, national and city governments, as well as companies in the energy, cement, steel, textile and apparel, automotive, chemical and pharmaceutical, consumer goods, and other sectors. 

 

Yulia is one of the lead ERM experts in APAC for the design of GHG mitigation and adaptation strategies for various sectors and clients, including in the forestry and agriculture sector. She has been leading the development of sectoral climate change studies (including in the energy sector) for national, city governments, international organisations and corporate clients. She is also an author and reviewer of a number of studies and publications.   

Mr. Yoshinobu Kusano

Mr. Yoshinobu Kusano

Executive Advisor, Fuel Procurement, Biomass Energy

RENOVA, Inc.

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Mr. Yoshinobu Kusano

Mr. Yoshinobu Kusano

Executive Advisor, Fuel Procurement, Biomass Energy

RENOVA, Inc.

AGENDA SESSION

Market Potential for Agricultural Residues/Waste for Biomass Fuel

Day 2 [Thu 01, December], at 09:30 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/221135/speakers/YoshinobuKusano.jpgMr. Yoshinobu Kusano recently undertook the responsibility of the biomass project and its fuel operation in RENOVA as Executive Advisor. Simultaneously he is undertaking his position of Senior Asian policy advisor to FutureMetrics. He joined RENOVA as Executive Advisor in 2017. Prior to that, he worked for Sumitomo Corporation head office as well as offices in Saudi Arabia and in Johannesburg (Republic of South Africa) as its representatives. He has been involved in the start-up of overseas plantation forest management and operation joint ventures as Director. From 2003, he has been intensively focusing on biomass fuel development and sourcing as a head of Biomass Group of Sumitomo Corporation. He holds a BA in Law from Waseda university.

Mr. Shamsul Bahar Mohd Nor

Mr. Shamsul Bahar Mohd Nor

CEO

Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Corporation

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Mr. Shamsul Bahar Mohd Nor

Mr. Shamsul Bahar Mohd Nor

CEO

Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Corporation

AGENDA SESSION

Day 1 [Wed 30, November], at 09:40 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/221135/speakers/ShamsulBahar.jpgTs. Shamsul Bahar Mohd Nor is the Chief Executive Officer of Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Corporation (MGTC), the primary driver for Green Technology and Climate Change Development under the purview of the Ministry of Environment & Water, Malaysia.

 

Prior to joining MGTC, He was the Vice President for Sustainable Business Network Association Malaysia (SustNET), the primary driver for the integration of Sustainable Development Goals into business practices. He was previously the Chairman for Green Project Management Awards, Managing Director for Syngas Renewable Energy and was the Executive Director of Saham Utama Sdn Bhd. Prior to that, he was the CEO of Polymal Corporation, which he successfully turned around from successive losses to accumulated profits of PAT RM4mil within the fourth year and successfully repositioned Polymal Corporation into a major manufacturer and producer of extruded thermoformable plastic sheets in South East Asia with business sales in USA, Europe, Japan, Australia, India and South Africa.

 

In 2014, Ts. Shamsul Bahar was awarded the patent approval in 40 countries for a renewable energy system that converts waste plastics into commercial Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel Oil (EN590), winning him the MOSTI’s Innovation of the Year Award, Malaysian Green Technology Corporation’s Catalyst Award and the United Nation’s Global Cleantech Innovation Award for Green Technology Renewable Energy Systems. He now directs and oversees the company's overall operational policies, initiatives, and goals to spearhead the country’s climate change agenda and to drive sustainable economic development.

 

He holds a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from University of Portland, USA, Applied Physics and minor in Mathematics from Linfield College, USA.

Mr. Petteri Harkki

Mr. Petteri Harkki

Managing Director & Regional Director Asia

AFRY (Thailand) Ltd - AF Poyry Energy Ltd

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Mr. Petteri Harkki

Mr. Petteri Harkki

Managing Director & Regional Director Asia

AFRY (Thailand) Ltd - AF Poyry Energy Ltd

AGENDA SESSION

CMT & Moderator’s Welcome

Day 1 [Wed 30, November], at 09:00 AM

Decarbonisation of Industrial Energy Use – the Role of Biomass

Day 1 [Wed 30, November], at 01:35 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/221135/speakers/PetteriHarkki.jpgMr. Petteri Härkki is Managing Director AFRY Thailand in charge of the Thermal power and Renewable energy business in most of the Asia Pacific region. Petteri has been working for Pöyry since 1995, first in Europe, then in Singapore and for the past 19 years in Bangkok, Thailand.

 

Petteri has been involved in numerous power plant projects in the roles of technical advisor, owners engineer and lenders engineer. His particular interest lies in project development for thermal and renewable energy power plants, starting from site selection, conceptual design and feasibility studies to negotiating EPC and PPA contracts and all the way to financial closing.
During his 21 years in Asia he has worked in most of the Asian countries and is well familiar with the energy markets in the region.

Mr. Alexander Skaria

Mr. Alexander Skaria

Engineering Director

AFRY (Thailand) Ltd - AF Poyry Energy Ltd

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Mr. Alexander Skaria

Mr. Alexander Skaria

Engineering Director

AFRY (Thailand) Ltd - AF Poyry Energy Ltd

AGENDA SESSION

Developing WtE Projects in South East Asia

Day 1 [Wed 30, November], at 11:00 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/221135/speakers/AlexanderSkaria.jpg

Mr. Ryuu Lee

Mr. Ryuu Lee

Head of Asia Trading

CM Biomass

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Mr. Ryuu Lee

Mr. Ryuu Lee

Head of Asia Trading

CM Biomass

AGENDA SESSION

Non-Woody Biomass, What's Out There Besides PKS?

Day 1 [Wed 30, November], at 02:30 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/221135/speakers/RyuuLee.jpgRyuu is the newly appointed Head of Asia Trading at CM Biomass, a world-leading value-adding biomass aggregator and producer with its headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark. 

 

His role revolves around building further on CM Biomass' presence in the Asian biomass market towards balancing supply and demand through flexible and efficient logistics solutions, in a market characterised by constant change and volatility, by adding value throughout the value chain from the suppliers to the end-users. With a strong diversified portfolio along with a continued growth of own pellet production in the US, CM Biomass is positioned to take expand its network in this region. 

 

Before joining CM Biomass, he spent 9 years working at Hanwa as one of the founding members of their Renewable Energy Department, in which he was responsible for the overall sourcing of biomass materials, and sales of biomass to regions out of Japan and Korea, as well as new project developments.