North America

Simon Zhang

  • 25y+ strategy, BD , finance, technology in energy, petrochemicals, renewables
  • Former GM, BP-CAS JV; VP, BP Solar; Chief of Staff, BP Chemicals; Senior Engineer, ExxonMobil

Mitch Silver

  • 40y+ maritime logistics, petrochemical & energy project consultancy
  • Founder, DCS; Director, Clarksons JV; Director, Celanese

Murray “Vee” Godley III

  • 35y+ executive & project management indus, chem, power, biopharma, tech
  • VP, Industrial Piping; President, Sanders Bros; VP, Luwa Bahnson

Robert Tully

  • 38y+ manufacturing, business & project management roles
  • Former Manufacturing Manager & Venture Executive, ExxonMobil; Former President, Gulf Coast Growth Ventures

Doug Rotenberg

  • 30y+ Gas, LNG, Power development
  • Advisor, Private Equity, commodity; Former CCO, BP IST; Global Head, BP LNG; SVP, Enron International

Sarah James

  • 15y+ E&P strategy and finance, energy transition
  • CFO, Beard Energy, Alussa Energy; Caelus, Riverstone, JP Morgan

James “Lyn” Reavis, Jr.

  • 45y+ site selection, design, execution of petrochemical / ammonia facilities
  • Former Director, Chevron

Clay Riding

  • 35y+ energy, power & gas trading & business development
  • Former Director, Puget Sound Energy, Williams

Jie Zheng

  • 20y private & public market investment – energy, chemicals, shipping & steel
  • Former Principal, WL Ross & Co.; Fore Research & Management

Mark Silver

  • 10y+ deal structuring, fund-raising, financial analysis, acquisitions
  • Bold Partners, Blackstone, Morgan Joseph TriArtisan Group, HSBC


Atle Knutsen

  • 45y+ shipping, storage and integrated logistics
  • Former President, Odfjell Terminals

Geoff Otterman

  • 30y+ finance and exec management, chemicals, catalysts, precious metals
  • Former Division Director, Process Technologies, Johnson Matthey

Sertaç Yener

  • 30y+ energy & chemicals; engaged banks, corps, govs in 30+ countries
  • Dangote, KKCG, Jacobs, ADIB, ANZ, SMBC, Natixis, Enron, AES, Engie


Yanning Luo

  • 30y+ tech, engineering, project management, operations
  • BP, Hualu Engineering

Fang Liu

  • 30y+ BD/CEO tech, engineering, energy, environment, investment
  • Air Liquide,  AkerSolutions, SINOPEC

Hsien Xiong Wong

  • 10y+ investments, strategy, corporate & project finance
  • ACME Solar Affiliate, NUS Endowment