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:

Laura García Chiquero

Laura García Chiquero

Corporate Strategy and M&As

Company:

Cepsa

City and Country:

Spain

Contribution to FLF:

Conference Program & Extra Activities Committee

Andrés Miranda

Andrés Miranda

Operations Engineer

Company:

Repsol

City and Country:

La Coruña, Spain

Contribution to FLF:

Program Committee

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

Guilherme Silveira

Guilherme Silveira

Well Engineer

Company:

SHELL

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribution to FLF:

Sponsorship & Partnership 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.

Luiz Eduardo Rubião

Luiz Eduardo Rubião

President

Company:

RADIX Engenharia

Luiz Eduardo Ganem Rubião is a founding partner at RADIX Engenharia, with more than 25 years’ project experience in engineering and Industrial IT. He has earned a degree in Chemical Engineering from Instituto Militar de Engenharia (Brazil), a master's degree in Chemical Engineering from COPPE-UFRJ (Brazil) and a degree in Duke College's Leadership Program (US).
Formerly, he was head of Siemens Brazil Oil & Gas Solutions, with responsibility for both Chemtech and Siemens's Power Systems, Automation, Process, Compression and Power Generation teams. He had also headed a range of projects globally for companies in the US, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Japan, among others.

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.

John Brantley

John Brantley

Chemical & Petroleum Industries General Manager

Company:

IBM

He manages IBM’s global portfolio of clients across all these industries and is also responsible for the design, development and delivery of industry specific solutions that are based on advanced research & development concepts and integrate IBM’s hardware, software and service capabilities. A strong believer in collaboration as the path to innovation, Brantley has reached out to business partners and clients alike to design and develop the next evolution of industry specific solutions that address these industry’s most challenging issues including profitable exploration, integrated operations, asset management and production design and scheduling. The last two years, he has been living and working from Shanghai, China. He received his BA in Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire and his MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology.

Roberto Moro

Roberto Moro

Production and Technology Development Director

Company:

Petrobras

He held various management positions in Engineering at the company for over 30 years.
Moro joined Petrobras as a Construction, Assembly and Installation technician and witnessed the appearance of the first offshore platforms at Engineering, built in the Campos Basin. The engineer was in charge of deep-water Exploration and Production projects for the Roncador, Marlim Sul, and Jubarte fields.

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).

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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