Zhang Yuqing, worked in his early years for the National Energy Planning Commission, then moved to the Energy Bureau of State Economic Commission, before joining the State Planning Commission serving as Deputy Director of the Division of Transportation Energy and Director of Basic Industries Division.
More recently he worked in National Department and Reform Commission and he was appointed as Division Chief of Petroleum and Natural Gas in Energy Bureau, he also served as the Office Director of National Petroleum Reserve Office (deputy director level). In November 2007, he worked as Deputy Director General of Energy Bureau as well as the director of National Petroleum Reserve Office. In August, 2008, he attended to National Energy Administration as Subministry Department Chief for Oil and Gas Division (National Petroleum Reserve Office). In July, 2012, he worked as a Party member of National Energy Administration and the Deputy Director General (a member of academic committee in National Department and Reform Commission). He also took charge of Oil and Gas Division of National Energy Administration and International Cooperation Division.
Dr. Lei YANG is Research Professor and Deputy Dean of the Institute of Energy, Peking University. He is also a member of the Academic Committee of the Energy Transition and Social Development Research Center of Tsinghua University, and the Deputy Director of the editorial board of “International Petroleum Economy”. He has served as Senior Advisor to the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency from 2016 to 2019, Director and Deputy Director General of the National Development and Reform Commission and the National Energy Administration since 2002. He is committed to promoting energy transition, energy reform, and global energy governance, participated in the research and formulation of a number of energy policies, and is enthusiastic about the Public Awareness of energy. He is the author of “The Future of Energy, Digitalization and Financial Reshaping”.
Dr. Xingshan ZHU is Senior Director and Deputy Chief Economist of Planning Dept., CNPC. He is also Secretary General of Petroleum Economics Committee of Chinese Petroleum Societyl, and Deputy Director of the editorial board of the International Petroleum Economics. He was a professor of Southwest Petroleum University, China.He served as Deputy Director of the Center for Energy Economy and Development Strategy, Energy Rearch Institute, and Assistant Director General of Energy Conservation Information Dissemination Center, NDRC.He successively engaged in geological research, energy strategy research and strategic planning work of oil and gas, including participating the national energy strategy research, organizing CNPC’s “11th five-year plan”, “12th five-year” and “13th five-year ” plan formulation.He has a deep research and experience in the field of natural gas.
Since joining PetroChina in 1993, Mr. Wang Lei has nearly 20 years of working experience in the field of international oil and gas trade. He has been the crude trader of PetroChina International Company, deputy general manager of refined oil department, executive deputy general manager of Singapore company and general manager of oil products department. In addition, Mr. Wang has long worked on the trade front and profound understanding and rich experience in the international energy market and also played an important role in PetroChina’s acquisition of Singapore Petroleum & Chemical Co. (SPC) and its subsequent operations in 2009.
Tze San strives to live every day to the fullest. She is excited about learning new things and facing challenges. She juggles various demands at work and home by being joyful and positive. Tze San’s faith as a Christian helps her to be grounded with a strong foundation. Her loving family provides continuous support to her evolving schedule.
She grew up and was educated in Singapore. Tze San joined Esso Singapore (now ExxonMobil) in 1992 and has nearly 30 years of global, commercial and operations experience. She has served in various senior executive roles in the Upstream, Downstream, Chemical and Public & Government Affairs at several locations in Canada, US and China. Tze San was also the Global Head of Procurement for the Downstream and Chemical businesses in Houston, managing ~$20G annual spend with employees across >10 countries.
After spending 11 years in North America, Tze San located to Beijing as President of China Gas Marketing – responsible for ExxonMobil’s fast growing LNG business in China. She believes that the key success factors are to build and maintain credibility, and to be helpful while making a positive impact on others. She enjoys mentoring and networking. Tze San is a passionate Inclusion & Diversity advocate with the strong belief that diversity drives the best results.
Tze San was named as one of the top 50 most powerful women in oil and gas by the Diversity and Leadership conference and selected as part of the 2020 Global Female Influencer 275 list by the Women’s Energy Council.
Tze San holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Nanyang Technological University and Bachelor’s degree from National University of Singapore. She has also attended multiple executive courses at INSEAD Business School, Columbia Business School and Stanford Graduate School of Business.
She has been married to her husband, Wee Chew, for more than twenty years and they have two children – Peng and Voon.
Liu Jingbo, having over 30-years’ experience in natural gas business such as technology, and management & trading, currently holds the post of Deputy General Manager of Guangzhou Gas Group Co., Ltd. and is responsible for procurement of gas resources, market development, investments abroad and the construction of Guangzhou Nansha Natural Gas Emergency Peak-Shaving Station. He took part in constructing the first LNG project in China, served as the Vice Director of the Executive Office of Chinese Party of Guangdong Liquefied Natural Gas Project and worked as on the board director of Guangdong Dapeng Liquefied Natural Gas Co., Ltd..
Denis Bonhomme, who holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin (USA) and a Diploma of the EM Lyon, started his career in the oil sector (Elf & TOTAL). He was Corporate Treasurer in charge of oil and gas assets financing for 5 years in Aberdeen and London (UK), and Business Development Manager in the Natural Gas Department, working on the development of LNG assets in Nigeria and power and gas assets in the Middle East.
He then spent 4 years at McKinsey, specializing in energy and financial assignments for clients in the energy and industrial sector, and 2 years in the retail industry, before joining SUEZ in 2006 as Strategy Director for the Energy Services business line. He was appointed in 2010 as Strategy Director for GDF SUEZ LNG, the LNG Business Unit of GDF SUEZ/ENGIE, then Managing Director and Senior Vice President Business Development Asia for Global LNG APAC, the TOTAL Gas and Power subsidiary based in Singapore.
He is now Vice President LNG for TOTAL in China, based in Beijing.