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Singapore International Energy Week 2020 – Confirmed Speakers

Taking place from 26 to 30 October 2020, the 13th edition of the Singapore International Energy Week will address the theme of “Creating Our Low Carbon Energy Future Together”, highlighting the important role that energy stakeholders play in building a low-carbon energy future.

Confirmed Speakers 

2.       Global energy leaders will share their insights and perspectives at the Singapore Energy Summit, Singapore-IEA Global Ministerial Conference on System Integration of Renewables, SIEW Energy Insights, SIEW Thinktank Roundtables, as well as the Asia Clean Energy Summit, Asian Downstream Summit, and LNG and Hydrogen Gas Markets Asia Conference. 

3.       The Singapore Energy Summit will feature a special “In Conversation” session with His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud, Minister of Energy, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 

4.       Minister for Trade and Industry Singapore, Chan Chun Sing will deliver the SIEW Opening Remarks. The SIEW Opening Keynote will feature three prominent speakers: The Hon. Angus Taylor, Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction Australia, Dr Jochen Eickolt from Siemens Energy & H.E. Dr Mari Pangestu from the World Bank. 

5.       The list of confirmed speakers across SIEW includes:

Government Ministers

  1. H.R.H Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud, Minister of Energy, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 
  2. H.E. Supattanapong Punmeechaow, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy, Thailand 
  3. Chan Chun Sing, Minister for Trade and Industry, Singapore 
  4. Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment, Singapore
  5. Dr Tan See Leng, Minister, Prime Minister’s Office, Second Minister for Trade and Industry, Second Minister for Manpower, Singapore 
  6. Low Yen Ling, Minister of State for Culture, Community and Youth, Minister of State for Trade and Industry, Singapore
  7. H.E. Angus Taylor, Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, Australia
  8. YB Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mat Suny bin Haji Mohd Hussein, Minister of Energy, Brunei Darussalam 
  9. H.E. Timo Tatar, Deputy Secretary General at Ministry of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure, Estonia  
  10. H.E. Arifin Tasrif, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Republic of Indonesia 
  11. H.E. Aziz Rabbah, Minister of Energy, Mines and Environment, Morocco 
  12. H.E. U Win Khaing, Minister of Electricity and Energy, Myanmar 
  13.  H.E. Alfonso G. Cusi, Secretary, Department of Energy, Republic of the Philippines 
  14. H.E. Michal Kurtyka, Minister of Climate and Environment, Poland 
  15. H.E. Tran Tuan Anh, Minister of Industry and Trade, Vietnam 
  16. H.E. Ith Praing, Secretary of State, Ministry of Mines and Energy, Cambodia
  17. H.E. Sinava Souphanouvong, Deputy Minister of Energy and Mines, Laos 
  18. H.E. U Khin Maung Win, Deputy Minister for Electricity and Energy, Myanmar  
  19. H.E. Kimmo Tiilikainen, State Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Finland 
  20. H.E. Tony Christian Tiller, State Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Norway 

Government Officials 

  1. Shri P.K. Pujari, Chairman, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), India 
  2. Richard Lim, Chairman, Energy Market Authority, Singapore
  3. Ngiam Shih Chun, Chief Executive, Energy Market Authority, Singapore
  4. Dr Brent Layton, Chairperson, Electricity Authority, New Zealand
  5. Neil Chatterjee, Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, United States of America
  6. Ir. Dr. Sanjayan Velautham, Chief Executive Officer, Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA), Malaysia 
  7. Dr Jiraporn Sirikum, Deputy Governor – Strategy, Electricity Generation Authority Thailand
  8. Simon Wilde, Senior Financial Advisor, Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem)
  9. Professor Andy Hor, Deputy Chief Executive (Research), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) 
  10. Eric Pang, Director, Electrical and Mechanic Services Department, Hong Kong SAR
  11. Dr John Murton, UK COP26 Envoy, COP26
  12. Lawrence Anderson, Former Singapore Ambassador to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and currently Director Communications, Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF)

International Organisations

  1. H.E. Ms. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the ESCAP, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) 
  2. H.E. Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
  3. Damilola Ogunbiyi, CEO and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Sustainable Energy for All, Co-Chair of UN-Energy
  4. H.E. Dr Mari Pangestu, Managing Director of Development Policy and Partnerships, World Bank
  5. H.E. Dato Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary General, ASEAN Secretariat
  6. Dr Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA)
  7. Joseph McMonigle, Secretary General, International Energy Forum (IEF)
  8. Francesco La Camera, Director-General, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
  9. Professor Masakazu Toyoda, Chairman and CEO, Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ) 
  10. Adam Sieminski, President, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) 
  11. Keisuke Sadamori, Director, Energy Markets and Security, International Energy Agency (IEA)


  1. Dr Jochen Eickholt, Member of Executive Board, Siemens Energy AG 
  2. Piyush Gupta, CEO, DBS
  3. Paul Maguire, President & Regional Chief Executive Officer, ENGIE Asia Pacific
  4. Frédéric H. Barnaud, Group Chief Executive Officer, Pavilion Energy
  5. Tan Chong Meng, Group Chief Executive Officer, PSA International
  6. Jimmy Khoo, CEO, SP PowerGrid
  7. Frank Phuan, CEO & Executive Director, Sunseap
  8. Tan Chin Hwee, Chief Executive Officer Asia Pacific, Trafigura Group
  9. Martin Houston, Vice Chairman, Tellurian Inc.
  10. Valentin de Miguel, Senior Managing Director and Strategy and Consulting Lead, Growth Markets, Accenture Singapore
  11. Esther An, Chief Sustainability Officer, City Developments Limited (CDL)
  12. Beatrice Buffon, Executive Director, EDF International
  13. Jerome Pecresse, CEO, GE Renewables
  14. Claudio Facchin, CEO, Hitachi ABB Powergrids
  15. Seth Tan, Executive Director, Infrastructure Asia
  16. Toshiro Kudama, Chief Executive Officer, JERA Asia Pte. Ltd
  17. Ooi Boon Hoe, Chief Executive Officer, Jurong Port
  18. Yoshiyuki Hanasawa, Executive Vice President, Chief Regional Officer for Asia Pacific and India, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
  19. Kazuhisa Yano, Chief Asia Representative, Osaka Gas
  20. YBhg Datu Sharbini Suhaili, Group Chief Executive Officer, Sarawak Energy
  21. Bernard Esselinckx, President & Chief Executive Officer, Senoko Energy
  22. Aw Kah Peng, Chairman, Shell Companies, Singapore
  23. Nicholas Fang, Director of Security and Global Affairs, Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) 
  24. James Ooi, Vice President (Corporate Developments), Singapore LNG Corporation
  25. Tim Rockell, Chairman, Energy & Utilities Committee, British Chamber of Commerce Singapore

6.       From now till 23 October 2020, SIEW is offering a one-off 70% discount for the Singapore Energy Summit at a special rate of S$490. Register now at www.siew.gov.sg/register to enjoy the special discount.


About Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW)

The Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) is an annual platform for energy professionals, policymakers and commentators to discuss and share best practices and solutions within the global energy space. SIEW 2020 will be held from the 26-30 October at Marina Bay Sands. This year’s SIEW will be run as a hybrid event, with speakers and participants attending either physically or virtually. This will facilitate the exchange of views and perspectives at the various conferences and events during SIEW. Please visit www.siew.gov.sg for more information.

About the Energy Market Authority (EMA)

The Energy Market Authority (EMA) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Trade and Industry. Our main goals are to ensure a reliable and secure energy supply, promote effective competition in the energy market and develop a dynamic energy sector in Singapore. Through our work, we seek to forge a progressive energy landscape for sustained growth. Please visit www.ema.gov.sg for more information.

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