Meet the Speaker

Robin Nelson, Science Director, Concawe

Robin took part in several Panels at ERTC 2018, including “Taking the Pulse” and “Engineering the Future and Creating a United Message for the Downstream Industry”.

In this interview, Robin tells us more about his role at Concawe, how the refinery of the future looks like, how to remain relevant as an industry in a low carbon future, Biofuels and how important it is to appeal to the X and Y generations.

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Jean-Marc Sohier, Science Director, Concawe

Jean-Marc Sohier, Science Director, Concawe

During the interview, Jean-Marc Sohier who is the Science Director at Concawe, talked about the opportunities and challenges of the industry from the point of view of Concawe and his thoughts on the European Green Deal for the refining sector. read more

Christophe Vuillez, Senior Vice President Strategy, Development & Research for Refining & Chemicals, Total

Christophe Vuillez, Senior Vice President Strategy, Development & Research for Refining & Chemicals, Total

Christophe Vuillez of Total speaks about his role, Total's Joint Venture with Saudi Aramco, how they are responding to the increasing decarbonisation trend and the importance for the downstream industry to be creative, to develop new sills and to constantly innovate. read more

Rising Stars Winner Q&A | Ross O'Brien

Rising Stars Winner Q&A | Ross O'Brien

When Ross O'Brien won the ERTC Rising Stars Awards 2018 in Cannes, he was a Mechanical Engineer at BP. We recently had a catch-up with him to learn more about his new role as Executive Assistant, Executive Office HR at BP, his career, and his thoughts on future technologies in Refining. read more