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:

Rafael Rondinelli

Rafael Rondinelli

Planning Analyst

Company:

IBP

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribution to FLF:

Financial Committee Coordinator

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

Renato Palhano

Renato Palhano

Production Engineer

Company:

Petrobras

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribution to FLF:

Conference Program & Extra Activities Committee Coordinator

Guilherme Silveira

Guilherme Silveira

Well Engineer

Company:

SHELL

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribution to FLF:

Sponsorship & Partnership Committee

Daniel Ludolf

Daniel Ludolf

Project Control Coordinator

Company:

Petrobras

City and Country:

Brazil

Contribution to FLF:

Conference Program & Extra Activities Committee Vice-coordinator

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.

Paulo Couto

Paulo Couto

Director of Global Subsea R&D

Company:

FMC Technologies Brasil

Recently appointed as Director of Global Subsea R&D at FMC Technologies Brasil, Paulo Couto has been working in the subsea industry in Brazil since its beginning in early 80´s. At the present day, he is responsible for the entire span of the Subsea R&D program and for the planning and execution of all projects from TRL0 through TRL3.
He has participated in all subsea developments in Campos Basin from the supplier side and he was a catalyst of innumerous developments and advances of subsea technologies in Brazil and worldwide.
Paulo graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ, in Portuguese) with masters in COPPEAD. He also has a couple of post-graduation programs in Universities in the United States.

Pal Eithreim

Pal Eithreim

Global Strategy and Business Development Vice-President

Company:

Statoil

He joined Statoil’s International E&P division in 1998, primarily working on the Eurasia region. Between 2001 and 2004 he worked in Azerbaijan with managerial responsibilities within government affairs, and gas marketing. Formerly, he held the position as Statoil’s vice president for U.S. Government Affairs in Washington, D.C. between 2009 and 2011. He has also assumed responsibilities as Senior Vice President South America in Development and Production International and Country Manager in Brazil on mid-year 2014. Norwegian citizen born in 1971, Mr. Eitrheim holds a degree in political science from the University of Bergen, Norway, and University College Dublin, Ireland.

Mauro Andrade

Mauro Andrade

Supply Chain Vice-president

Company:

Statoil

Mauro Andrade joined Statoil in Brazil in early 2009 as Commercial Manager. In November 2011 he became head of Public and Regulatory Affairs for Statoil Brazil, keeping abreast of political developments to advise Statoil Brazil decision making process and building business cases between Statoil technical areas and Brazilian regulatory authorities; he was also head of Communications. Since January, 2016 Mauro is heading Supply Chain Management for South America responsible for Procurement, Materials Management and Local Content.

Andrade has 16 years of experience in the upstream industry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

An economist by background, Andrade has a MSc. in Economics and an Executive Program in Oil and Gas, both from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro UFRJ, and an MBA in Economic Theory at Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) Rio de Janeiro.

Eduardo Costa

Eduardo Costa

CEO

Company:

Ouro Negro

Eduardo Costa is CEO of Ouro Negro, a technology and innovation company directed to the Oil & Gas Business, since January 2015.
Before that, he was a Business Development Director at Lupatech S.A, Co-founder Director of Gavea Sensors Sistemas de Medição, a fiber optics start-up, and Product Manager at Embratel S.A.
With a great variety of social and collaborative projects as part of his background, Eduardo Costa has a Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunications and Production Engineering, a Master’s Degree in Production Engineering and an MBA in Business Administration from ESADE Business School in Barcelona.

Liat Berger

Liat Berger

Vice President of Human Resources

Company:

Aker Solutions Brazil

Liat Berger works at Aker Solutions Brazil since 2012, at the position of the Vice Presidency of Human Resources. She has executive experience in the field focused on strategies implementation to a high engagement and employees satisfaction. Liat has experience in different business segments and she worked in companies with several cultural backgrounds, being responsible for business throughout Latin America. She is graduated in Business Administration, she has a master degree in Personnel Management and she is specialized in Group Dynamics.

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

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