WPC Future Leaders Forum 2016

In 2016, from 24 to 27 October, IBP – Brazilian Petroleum, Natural Gas & Biofuels Institute brought to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the fifth edition of the largest gathering of young professionals in the petroleum industry. Under the motto “Game changers: new leaders for a new competitive energy industry”, the 2016 edition of the event, created by the World Petroleum Council (WPC), had as pillars of discussion topics such as industry sustainability, business leadership and technology & innovation.

Organization

FLF is a global and collaborative event.
To organize this 5th edition here in Brazil, young professionals from all around the globe did a lot of research, organized a lot of focus groups, discussions and meetings.

Get to know who put this event together for you:

Daniel Braune

Daniel Braune

Project Coordinator

Company:

RioSil Consultoria

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Contribution to FLF:

Financial Committee

Moises Silva

Moises Silva

Reservoir Engineer

Company:

SHELL

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribution to FLF:

Conference Program & Extra Activities Committee

Thiago Valejo

Thiago Valejo

Oil and Gas Strategic Content Coordinator

Company:

Sistema Firjan

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribution to FLF:

Conference Program & Extra Activities Committee Vice-coordinator

Vijay Anne

Vijay Anne

Associate Business Analyst

Company:

CGI Group Inc.

City and Country:

Bangalore, India

Contribution to FLF:

Program Committee

Vinicius Coimbra

Vinicius Coimbra

Planning Analyst

Company:

Repsol Sinopec

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribution to FLF:

Communications Committee

Speakers

FLF will gather over 60 speakers from 25 countries around the globe, who will be in charge of debates on global oil & gas industry.
Find out the speakers who are already confirmed.

Kamel Ben Naceur

Kamel Ben Naceur

Director for Sustainability

Company:

International Energy Agency (IEA)

He has more than 34 years of experience and knowledge in the energy and industry sectors around the world in both public and private service. At IEA, Naceur oversees the Energy and Environment, Energy Technology Policy and Energy Supply and Demand Outlook divisions, being responsible for the production of the World Energy Outlook and the Energy Technology Perspectives. After a long career in Schlumberger, in 2014, he became Tunisia’s Minister for Industry, Energy and Mines in a government tasked to lead the country’s first fully democratic elections. A French-Tunisian dual national, Naceur is a graduate from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Normale Supérieure of France.

Roberto Castello Branco

Roberto Castello Branco

Director

Company:

FGV

Former director of the Central Bank of Brazil and of the leading Brazilian mining company Vale. Former member of Petrobras board of directors. PhD in Economics from EPGE FGV and Post Doctoral Fellow at the University of Chicago. Currently, he is director of the Center for Growth and Economic Development of Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

Milton Costa Filho

Milton Costa Filho

Secretary General

Company:

IBP

World Petroleum Council (WPC) Executive Committee member, he has also been Executive Director of 17th WPC Conference , held in Brazil in 2002. He worked in Petrobras from 1977 until 2012, where he held several positions in international business, engineering, communication and marketing, as well as at Petrobras subsidiary BR, Interbrás (trading) and BRASPETRO (E&P). From 2005 until January 2012, Milton served as Petrobras Mexico CEO. Milton has a bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in 1977, as is specialized in Petroleum Processing Engineering (UFRJ - 77) and in Economic and Industrial Management Engineering (UFRJ - 78). In 1986, he obtained a Master title in Production Engineering (PUC-RJ) and in 1995, an MBA in Marketing (COPPEAD-UFRJ).

Dr. Pierce Riemer

Dr. Pierce Riemer

Director General

Company:

World Petroleum Council

Dr. Pierce Riemer is the Director General of the World Petroleum Council, managing 70 member countries and international committees. He is a climate change expert and represents WPC at UNFCCC meetings and at the UNFC Sustainability Committee and UNECE Reserves and Resources committees. In addition, he sits on the board of the Energy Access Platform with the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID). He was awarded the “Kazenergy” Medal for contributions to international cooperation in the oil and gas sector.


He joined the WPC after 8 years with the International Energy Agency, where he set up the GHG Programme in 1990, responsible for initiating carbon dioxide capture and storage activities. During this time he also set up a monitoring programme for the Sleipner activities. He worked with the British Coal Corporation , where he was involved in the Environmental and later the Corporate Planning Branch. Prior to this he worked on environmental projects and power generation and utililisation studies for the National Coal Board and Coal Products Ltd. Dr Riemer holds a Degree in Applied Chemistry from the Royal Society of Chemistry and a Fellow of The Energy Institute and a PhD in Catalysis (Gas to Liquids). He is the author of over 200 technical papers, more than 60 magazine features and 15 books.

Ali Rahneshin

Ali Rahneshin

Senior Analyst Foreign Purchasing

Company:

Borzouyeh Petrochemical Company

Mr. Ali Rahneshin is official employees of National Iranian Petrochemical Company (NIPC) and Iran Ministry of Petroleum(NIOC). He is Official Representative from Iran Oil Industry Youth Committee in World Petroleum Council Youth Committee (WPC YC) from 2012 up to 2017.In the other side he is Leader of Youth Connect in WPC Youth Professional Connect in LinkedIn.

He has been 14 years' experience in upstream from 2002 to 2006 in Central Iranian Oil Company as administrative affair and Downstream in Khuzestan Petrochemical Co (KZPC-Polycarbonate Plant) in process area from 2006 to 2008, Borzouyeh Petro Refinery Complex in commercial department (BPC- Aromatic Plant) from 2008 up to now a subsidiary of National Iranian Petrochemical Company.

Meanwhile, he is DBA student now. His interesting field is Researcher in on Futures studies in Energy, Environmental issues, CSR & sustainability in Iran Oil & Gas & Petrochemical Company.

O&G ACTIVITIES IN RIO DE JANEIRO:

82%

of proven reserves of oil and gas in Brazil

70%

of O&G domestic production

1,6 billlion

of R&D investment

+ 50

research and development institutions

Sponsorship

Get to know the companies who are helping us bring FLF to life.

Sponsors

MASTER

PLATINUM

GOLD

SUPPORT

OFFICIAL DAILY NEWSPAPER

MEDIA SUPPORT

Videos

Check out the video gallery of WPC Future Leaders Forum! Discover our speakers’ opinions and meet our organizing team.