Former Deputy Director - General
National Energy Administration
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.
Deputy Dean of Institute of Energy
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".
Director of Strategic Research Centre of Oil & Gas Resource
Ministry of Natural Resources of China
PetroChina Natural Gas Marketing Company
Senior Director, Planning Department
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.
GM, Natural Gas Department
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.
Deputy General Manager
Shanghai Petroleum & Natural Gas Exchange
EVP, Gas and Low Carbon Energy
Dev Sanyal is responsible for BP’s global gas and low carbon energy busineses.
Dev joined BP in 1989 and has held a variety of international roles in London,
Athens, Istanbul, Vienna and Dubai. He was general manager, Former Soviet Union
and Eastern Europe, prior to being appointed chief executive, BP Eastern
Mediterranean in 1999. In 2003 he was appointed chief executive, Air BP
International and in 2006 was appointed head of the group chief executive’s office.
He was appointed group treasurer in 2007. During this period, he was also chairman
of BP Investment Management and was accountable for the group’s aluminium
interests. On joining the BP executive team in 2011, Dev was executive vice
president, strategy and regions prior to his appointment in 2016 as chief executive,
alternative energy and executive vice president, Europe and Asia regions. He was
appointed to his current position in 2020.
Dev is an independent non-executive director on the board of Man Group plc; a
member of the international energy advisory board of the Government of India; the
advisory board of the Centre for European Reform; and the board of advisors of The
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University in the US. He was a
member of the Accenture Global Energy Board (2012-2019) and a Trustee of the
Careers Academy Foundation (2007-2013). He is a Fellow of the Energy Institute.
President of China Gas Marketing
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.
Managing Executive Officer ＆ Chief Global Partnership Officer
Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chairman of the Management Board
Mark Gyetvay is the CFO and Deputy Chairman of the Management Board at NOVATEK. He is an internationally recognized expert in the oil and gas industry and a frequent speaker at leading industry conferences globally.
From 2003 to 2014, he was a member of NOVATEK’s Board of Directors and formerly served as the Chairman on the Strategy and Investment Committee. He was responsible for listing NOVATEK on the London Stock Exchange in 2005, and has led many of the Company’s Eurobond and domestic bond placements.
Investor Relations Magazine has rated him as one of the best CFO’s in Russia and the CIS by winning numerous awards and accolades, and recognized twice by Institutional Investor magazine as one of the Top Five CFO’s in Europe’s Oil and Gas sector. Mr. Gyetvay is the recipient of the Finance Monthly 2015 - 2019 “Best CFO – Russia”, “Game Changer Award – Russia” 2017 and 2018, and announced twice as the Institutional Investor’s “Best CFO” in the EMEA oil and gas industry for 2018 and 2019, as well as Extel’s “Best CFO in O&G Europe” in 2019.
Prior to joining NOVATEK, he worked at a number of independent oil and gas companies in the United States since 1981 where he specialized in financial and economic analysis matters in both the upstream and downstream segments, as well as was a former partner in PWC’s Petroleum practice based in Moscow from 1995 to 2003.
Vice President Strategy
Cheniere Marketing Ltd
Dr Andrew Walker is the Vice President for Strategy for Cheniere Marketing. He is located in London and is responsible for the Strategy and Market Outlook of the marketing arm of Cheniere, reporting into the President of Cheniere Marketing Ltd. Until recently (October 2015) he was Vice President for Global LNG, and prior to that Head of LNG Strategy, at BG Group, where he worked for over 20 years before joining Cheniere. During his career in LNG he has been located in Singapore, Egypt, USA and UK and has worked on numerous LNG projects including Atlantic LNG in Trinidad and Tobago, Egyptian LNG, and Dragon LNG in the UK. Dr Walker has a Doctorate in Geology from Imperial College, University of London.
Beijing Gas Group
Deputy General Manager
Guangzhou Gas Group
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..
Suntien Green Energy
Venture Global LNG
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.
Mr. Matteo Tanteri is Chairman and CEO of Snam China since 2019. He is also Vice President of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in China and Vice Chair of the Energy working group of the European Chamber of Commerce.
After a long career in consulting, he joined Snam in 2014 supporting the start-up of initiatives that are currently shaping the strategic development of Snam (Acquisition of TAP, Launch of sustainable mobility, Biomethane, …). In 2016 he has been selected as the first Head of the Office of the CEO of Snam for the new CEO of Snam, Marco Alverà. In 2017 he has been named Senior Vice President, in charge of international assets (managing stakes Snam has in companies in France, Austria, Greece, UK, Belgium) contributing to 15% of Snam net income. He was Chairman of Terega and Snam International.
Director, LNG Marketing & Commercial Development
George Nemeth is director of LNG marketing and commercial development for Sempra LNG, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy that develops, builds and invests in natural gas liquefaction facilities and is pursuing the development of LNG export projects in Texas, Louisiana and Mexico with the goal of delivering clean-burning natural gas to world markets.
Prior to joining Sempra LNG, Mr. Nemeth served as director of LNG business development with the AES Corporation. Mr. Nemeth began his energy career with ExxonMobil commercializing and marketing gas and LNG around the world. After his last posting with ExxonMobil in Qatar, Mr. Nemeth moved to the trading side of the business to launch LNG trading desks at Merrill Lynch Commodities, Société Général and Koch Supply & Trading.
Mr. Nemeth holds a master’s in business administration from Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona, and a bachelor’s degree in economics and Russian from Rutgers University in New Jersey. He is a fluent Russian speaker.
China Country Manager and Chief Representative
Kristine Leo is the Chief Representative and Country Manager for China and is accountable for the Beijing Representative Office and all Woodside activities in
the Region including offices in Dalian, Penglai, Zhuhai and Tianjin.
Kris has been with Woodside Energy since 2010 after 23 years in Australian Government roles in the Northern Territory and Western Australia. She has
resided in China since 2018 in the role of Chief Representative. The principle focus of Kris’s current business activities is to facilitate and support
the marketing of Woodside’s short, mid and long-term LNG portfolio volumes (including the NWS, Pluto, Wheatstone assets) and manage relationships with
Woodside’s regional stakeholders, customers and government representatives. Kristine and the Woodside team in Beijing also support all Woodside activities in
the region including construction projects, exploration, development, technology outcomes and growth opportunities.
Kristine holds a Master’s in Leadership and Management, a Bachelor of Investigations, Graduate Certificates in Applied Management, Public Sector
Management and Emergency Management. She is a graduate of the FBI Leaders in Counter Terrorism Course and has been a fellow at the Australian Institute of
Police Management. She has recently graduated from the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Senior Vice President
Hong Kong and China Gas Investment Limited—Senior Vice President (Gas Resource Coordination)
Yixing Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited—General Manager
Hong Kong & China Gas International Energy Trading Co., Ltd—General Manager
Towngas Natural Gas Sales Co., Ltd—General Manager
Mr. Zhu Jianying, Senior Engineer, with nearly 40 years of professional experience in gas industrial, joined Towngas Group in 2001.
Under his leadership, the city-gas company that he fully responsible for the operation and management has made great development. Meanwhile, as the Group's SVP that responsible for gas source coordination, he actively coordinates with upstream enterprises and expands gas source channels for the Group, including pipeline gas, LNG importing and trading etc.
Especially for the first commercial underground salt-cavern gas storage project in China, from the planning, design and construction to the current commercial operation, he has opened up a new field for Towngas Group, and made outstanding contributions to the innovation of the gas supply chain in China.
GCL Gas Group
Zhejiang Petroleum Trading (Singapore) Pte. Ltd
Director of Guodian Science & Technology Research Institute
China Energy Investment Corporation
LIU Zhitan（1973—）,male, Doctor, Shandong，Senior Engineer(Researcher)，National Registered Consulting Engineer (Investment), Registered experts of ISO/TC142. Executive Vice President of National Environment Protection Research Institute, and Director of the Gas Turbine Technology Research Institute of NEPRI, China Energy Investment Corporation，Member of the Gas Turbine Power Generation Committee of CSEE, Member of the Academic Committee of the National Energy Thermal Power Generation Energy Conservation and Emission Reduction and Pollution Control Technology R&D (Experimental) Center, Director& Secretary general of Jiangsu Natural Gas Power Generation and Distributed Energy Engineering Research Center，Member & Secretary general of Chinese Gas Power Generation30 Froum（CGP30）.
Mainly engaged in research on Natural Gas Power Generation and Distributed Energy Industry Policy, research and application of Key Technology of Gas Turbine Intake System, Thermal power plant flue gas treatment.
China Huanqiu Contracting & Engineering Co., Ltd
Huang Yonggang has worked on Engineering Design & Management for 30 years. His previous positions includes Project Manager & Director ; General Manager of Design Institute and LNG Business Director.
COSCO Shipping LNG Investment (Shanghai LNG)
COOEC LNG Engineering & Technology Branch Company
Director of Natural Gas Market Department
General Manager Assistant
Shanghai Petroleum & Natural Gas Exchange
Head Of Technology Innovation
Head of China LNG Origination/Trading
Sinan Liu is LNG Origination Manager for Glencore, based in Singapore. He is responsible of the LNG supply and trading with Glencore’s LNG customers in greater China region. In his current capacity, Sinan originates spot and term LNG supply solutions that meet the growing requirement of Chinese buyers for flexibility and risk management.
Sinan has more than 10 years of experience in the gas and LNG industry. Prior to joining Glencore LNG team, Sinan has worked in diverse international engineering and commercial capacities across the LNG/Gas value chain at Royal Dutch Shell.
Sinan holds a BSC in Mechanical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and an MSc in Engineering from Arts et Métiers ParisTech.
Adnan Ezzarhouni has contributed to the development of GTT since 2001 and currently serves as General Manager of GTT China.
Before assuming this position, he occupied various posts in GTT, including Designer, Project Engineer, Project Leader and Business Development Manager, in the Technical, Innovation and Commercial Divisions.
He spent 4 years as Project Leader in charge of the development of the new generation of Membrane Full Containment System for onshore tanks, and was published as Author or Co-Author of ensuing patents.
In 2014, Adnan also led the new Ethane shipping market with the development of the world’s first VLECs (Very Large Ethane Carrier) that began operation in 2017.
Adnan holds a Mechanical Engineering degree and a Master’s Degree in International Operation Management. He is also graduated with an Executive MBA at French Business School “HEC”. Adnan is also a Principal member of world leading LNG facility standard “NFPA 59a”.
Vice President, Global Gas Solutions
Patrick Janssens is currently serving as ABS Vice President LNG, Corporate Global Gas Solutions and is responsible for coordinating LNG-related activities within ABS on a corporate level.
Prior to joining ABS, Janssens served as Senior Vice President of Technology at Flex LNG where he focused on conceptual development and FEED of a generic floating LNG liquefaction project. He also served as Chief Technical Officer of Exmar Marine NV where he was in charge of the development of the first LNG regasification vessels from conceptual design to the development of all operational procedures and the development of the first commercially used ship to ship LNG transfer system. He managed newbuildings projects for several LNG carriers, LPG/NH3 carriers, oil tankers, bulk carriers and container ships.
Janssens holds a Master’s Degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the University of Ghent in Belgium.
Director of Research and Development
China Classification Society
Vice Chief Engineer
Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group
Deputy Chief Engineer
Marine LNG Business Development Manager
Lena Ren joined Shell in 2005 and acquired experience in supply chain, bunker trading and marine lubricants marketing and sales. She was one of the pioneers of LNG market entry inside China and has been instrumental in negotiating a variety of conventional LNG SPAs with market participants in Asia and now is a member of Shell Marine LNG Business Development team to execute Marine LNG strategy. She is a member of Sustainable Ocean Alliance and committed to combat ocean plastics pollution. Lena holds Statistics M.S. degree from the Ohio State University, a MBA from Peking University and an EMBA from INSEAD.
任丽娜于2005年加入壳牌并积累了丰富的船用润滑油供应链管理、燃油贸易和船用润滑油市场营销经验。她是壳牌LNG进入中国市场的排头兵，曾在新加坡参与了一系列具有创新性的亚洲市场的LNG 长协谈判。目前，作为壳牌船用LNG燃料市场开发团队的一员，她致力于执行壳牌船用LNG燃料的全球发展战略。作为海洋可持续发展联盟的会员，她全身心的投入改善海洋塑料污染。任丽娜持有美国俄亥俄州立大学统计学硕士学位，北京大学MBA和INSEAD EMBA学位。
Senior LNG Trading Manager
ENGIE Global Markets
SHI Yang has worked in LNG trading industry since 2008 and is based in Singapore where he covers global LNG trading business in ENGIE. In the past 12 years in LNG trading business, SHI Yang has involved variety of activities in the whole LNG value chain from upstream to downstream. SHI Yang and the whole ENGIE team aim to further develop its global LNG business including both physical and derivatives, which is around 8.0 million ton per annual of physical LNG and more than 130 customers for hedging service at the moment.
BSC Energy Consulting
Head of Oil and Gas
ICBC Financial Leasing
Senior Manager, Asia Pacific Gas & LNG
Miaoru Huang joined Wood Mackenzie’s Beijing office in 2016 as a senior manager/principal consultant. She leads our China gas and LNG research. Miaoru focuses on industrial themes (such as coal-to-gas switching, inter-fuel competition, pricing reforms, shale gas), gas demand outlooks and corporate dynamics. She and the wider China commodity team deliver integrated and comprehensive research into gas, coal, power and renewables in China. She also supports various consulting projects.
Previously, Miaoru Huang spent seven years as a senior analyst in Rio Tinto where she analyzed energy trends in major Asian markets and supported energy procurement negotiation.
Former ICIS gas industry director, in charge of gas team.
Rita Huang joined ICIS in 2005 and had over 15 years of information and consulting experience in China gas market. With insights into China Gas market, Ms. Huang plays the key role as CIO with Gastank and Cethinktank, and leads the analysis and consulting team. She has extensive knowledge accumulation and consulting experience in China's liquefied petroleum gas, natural gas, liquefied natural gas, city gas and unconventional natural gas markets. She has led and participated in amounts of domestic and foreign large oil companies commissioned research, IPO, investment feasibility studies and strategic planning and other projects, covering the field of gas production, storage, supply and demand balance, price analysis and forecasting, industrial investment layout and investment strategy and so on. Additionally, Ms. Huang is invited by many gas conferences as speaker with topics about China's gas market.
In 2018 and 2019, she took part in the drafting of the 2018 and 2019 World Energy Development Report under the leadership of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
Head of Content, Greater China
S&P Global Platts
Sebastian Lewis is based in S&P Global Platts Shanghai office where he oversees Platts coverage of China’s domestic oil & coal sectors. As S&P Global Platts senior leader in Greater China he is also responsible for working across the S&P Global business to provide insights about the Chinese economy, and commodity markets.
Prior to joining S&P Global Platts, Sebastian was based in Shanghai as Head of Research & Consulting Asia for Steel Business Briefing (SBB), which was acquired by S&P Global Platts in July 2011.
Sebastian holds degrees from Edinburgh & Leeds universities & studied mandarin in Taiwan.
Head of Application Engineering, Turbomachinery Process Solutions, Asia Pacific
Alice Yan is a 20-year veteran in the oil and gas and energy sector, with expertise in turbomachinery equipment such as gas turbines, steam turbines, and compressors. Her experience in turbomachinery configuration spans across the gas value chain – from onshore and offshore production to LNG, gas storage, refinery and petrochemical plants. In her current role as the head of application engineering for the turbomachinery business in APAC, she is responsible for identifying the right technical solutions for the customers and providing turbomachinery equipment for oil and gas operators, energy companies and EPCs on pre-FEED, FEED and projects.
Senior Power and Carbon Analyst
China Gas Analyst
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