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:

Diego Pereira

Diego Pereira

Control and Automation Engineer

Company:

LNDC/COPPE/UFRJ

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribution to FLF:

Conference Program & Extra Activities Committee

Maria Eduarda Schardong

Maria Eduarda Schardong

Human Resources Analyst

Company:

SHELL

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribution to FLF:

Communications Committee

Rodrigo Terrazas

Rodrigo Terrazas

Petroleum Engineer

Company:

Total

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribution to FLF:

Social Events & Cross-culture Activities Committee Coordinator

Stephane Rousselet

Stephane Rousselet

Vice Chair – Young Professional Committee

Company:

World Petroleum Council

City and Country:

Paris, France

Contribution to FLF:

Program Committee

Vijay Anne

Vijay Anne

Associate Business Analyst

Company:

CGI Group Inc.

City and Country:

Bangalore, India

Contribution to FLF:

Program 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.

Marco Brummelhuis

Marco Brummelhuis

Vice-President Finance, Planning and Strategy

Company:

Shell

He holds Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in Physics from Groningen University and a PhD in Physics and Mathematical Sciences from Leiden University in the Netherlands.
As from early 2016, he started leading the Shell-BG Transition efforts in Rio, where he will also take up his role as GM for Libra and Iara later in the year.
Over the past 24 years, Marco worked in a slate of Reservoir Engineering, Technical Management, Project Management, New Business Development and Strategy and Planning roles in Shell’s Upstream and Gas and Power businesses in The Netherlands, Venezuela, Argentina, Russia, Brasil and Canada.
Marco is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and a Chartered Engineer with the Institute for Mining and Metallurgy in the UK. In his spare time he loves running and going to the movies and has a passion for the latest and greatest in Roller coasters.

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.

André Araújo

André Araújo

President

Company:

Shell Brazil

Working for over 30 years at Shell, the engineer has held various management positions in Brazil and abroad before becoming president of the company in the country. He was Director for Chemical Division in Latin America, before moving to England in 1999. in June 2002, he returned to Brazil as Comgás Commercial Director. He also was in Netherlands as Senior Regional Advisor for South / Central America and Caribbean and in Washington-DC, USA, as a team member of Global Government Relations. He has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and an MBA from IBMEC-SP.

Rafael Jaen Williamson

Rafael Jaen Williamson

Corporate Affairs Director

Company:

Chevron

Rafael Jaen Williamson is a seasoned executive with over 35 years in the oil & gas industry, with strong technical and operational backgrounds. Rafael has spent the last 10 years in the public and government affairs space where he is considered a subject matter expert in advocacy, reputation and crisis management, and on strategic stakeholder management.
Prior to entering the public and government affairs field, Rafael devoted over 20 years to the managing and operating of refineries in the Americas, specializing in optimization of operations.
Rafael authored “Energía en Latinoamérica: crónicas de la búsqueda de una identidad” (ISBN 978-9962-676-02-7), a book on energy in Latin America. Moreover, he has contributed with a variety of energy-related articles to specialized magazines. He has delivered more than 18 international speeches to external audiences. He has also lectured as a professor in marketing to the MBA courses at Universidad Interamericana de Panamá.
Rafael was bestowed with the Interamerican Medal by the Interamerican University of Panamá. This medal is bestowed to members of the University community, who have accomplished actions and services in favor of the Institution, have demonstrated a special capacity and dedication, or have excelled in promoting the prestige of the University in a national & international level.
He is graduated in Chemical Engineering and holds an MBA, with emphasis in Marketing. With a multicultural background, Rafael is fluent in Spanish, English and Portuguese. He has worked and lived in Panama, USA and Brazil.

Maxime Rabilloud

Maxime Rabilloud

President

Company:

Total E&P do Brasil

Maxime has Degree and Master´s Degree in law, from Aix en Provence University Law School. He started his career in Brazil in the 1990s. Maxime joined Total in 1999, where worked in several legal advisor positions in M&A for Downstream and Upstream to the Total Group, based in Paris, Mexico and Bolivia. From 2005 to 2008, he served as Senior legal Advisor Middle-East, responsible for the management and legal structuring and negotiation of upstream projects and midstream (LNG) in the Middle East, particularly Iran, Syria, Saudi Arabia and Yemen.
Between 2008 and 2012, he was responsible for all legal, risk management and compliance of Total's operations in Angola. In 2012, he was appointed Project Director of Total E&P New Ventures, in charge of the leadership of acquisition projects and divestment of upstream assets with focused operations in Brazil, United States and Middle East. In March 2015, he returned to Brazil in the position of President of Total E&P of Brazil and Total´s Country Group Representative.

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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