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:

Moises Silva

Moises Silva

Reservoir Engineer

Company:

SHELL

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribution to FLF:

Conference Program & Extra Activities Committee

Rafael Rondinelli

Rafael Rondinelli

Planning Analyst

Company:

IBP

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribution to FLF:

Financial Committee Coordinator

Victor Alves

Victor Alves

Contracts Coordinator

Company:

FMC Technologies

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribution to FLF:

Sponsorship & Partnership Committee Coordinator

Salisu R. Ishiak

Salisu R. Ishiak

Supervisor, Project Investment, Assessment and Analysis

Company:

Nigerian Petroleum Corp

City and Country:

Abuja, Nigeria

Contribution to FLF:

Program Committee

Renato Palhano

Renato Palhano

Production Engineer

Company:

Petrobras

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribution to FLF:

Conference Program & Extra Activities Committee 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.

Eirik Wærness

Eirik Wærness

Senior Vice President and Chief Economist

Company:

Statoil

The economist has a broad experience on government, academics and private sector companies. In the period 2010-2013 he served as member of the Executive Board of the Central Bank of Norway. From 2014, he is a member of World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Future of Oil & Gas, and also serves as Chief Expert Advisor for WEF’s work on Energy Architecture Performance Index. His experience includes different positions in the Norwegian Ministry of Finance, Total E&P Norway, Pöyry Management Consulting/Econ Centre for Economic Analysis, in addition to Statoil.

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.

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.

Patricia Garcia

Patricia Garcia

Vice president for External Relations of Projects & Technology

Company:

Shell

Since 2002, Patricia has held different managerial position in Shell, with focus on Reputation Management; Stakeholder Engagement; Identification and Integration of Non-Technical Risks; Government Relations and Social Performance. Patricia started to work in the oil & gas industry when hired by the British Government in Rio de Janeiro to support British companies interested in doing business in Brazil after the country opened up for investments in 1998. She has a bachelor degree in International Relations and is qualified in Foreign Trade. Her professional experience covers both public and private institutions.

Wagner Granja Victer

Wagner Granja Victer

State Secretary for Education of Rio de Janeiro

Company:

State Government of Rio de Janeiro

Current State Secretary for Education, Wagner Victer, the engineer held management positions in companies such as Gerdau Group, Light and Petrobras. He was State Secretary of Energy, Naval Industry and Petroleum of Rio de Janeiro for 8 years, President of the New CEDAE for 8 years, and president of FAETEC. In academic area, he served as Professor in post-graduate educational institutions in Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV-RJ), COPPE and Estácio de Sá University. Degree in Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), he also graduated in Business Administration, from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), he is post graduated in finance from the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV-RJ) and in project management from Harvard University. He received public recognition such as "Administrator of the Year" in 2014 by the Regional Board of Directors - CRA, and "Public Administrator of the country's Year" in 2015 by CEBRASSE.

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.

« 1 of 2 »