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Stefano Milanese is a Partner of Arthur D. Little based in Milan, Italy. He has 18 years’ management consulting experience in the oil&gas industry and specifically in the downstream sector having worked for major IOCs and NOCs in Europe, South America, Middle East and Africa.

Focus of Consulting work

  • Provision of strategic, organisational and operation management consulting with special focus on market studies, technology and innovation management, performance improvement, risk and asset integrity management in the oil&gas downstream sector

Professional Background

  • 18 years management consulting experience
  • 2 years experience in engineering consulting focusing on project development feasibility studies
  • Master in Management from the University of Rotterdam
  • Graduate in Engineering from the Politecnico of Turin (Italy)

Per Zeuthen holds an MSc in Chemistry from the University of Odense and has been employed with Topsoe since1983.

He has extensive experience within fundamental HDS catalysis, catalyst preparation, catalyst commercialization, and the chemistry of petroleum fractions. He has authored more than 60 scientific papers and patents. His present position is Director Product Manager with responsibility for sales and marketing of catalysts for hydroprocessing of renewables, FCC pretreatment, hydrocracking, other VGO applications, and coker naphtha hydrotreating.

Alan is VP Refining, Chemicals and Oil Markets. He is responsible for formulating Wood Mackenzie’s research outlook and integrated cross-sector perspectives on this global sector.

Alan Gelder joined Wood Mackenzie’s Downstream Consulting team in 2005 and became global head in 2009.  He transitioned into research upon his return from Houston in 2011 and was Global Head of Refining and Chemicals.

ÃPrior to joining Wood Mackenzie, Alan had 10 years of industry consulting after working for ExxonMobil in a variety of project planning and technical process design roles.

ÃAlan has a first class Master Degree in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College, London, supplemented by an MBA from Henley Management College.

Ioannis G. Kioufis, MOTOR OIL (HELLAS), Deputy Manufacturing General Manager

He holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Thessaloniki.

He has been working for Motor oil for 24 years and has held various positions such as Fuels Operations engineer, Planning engineer, Process Automation section head, Technical Services section head and Lubes Operations Manager.

In 2012 he was appointed as Deputy Manufacturing General Manager.

He is a Chemical Engineer and holds a Master’s degree in Advanced Integrated Design from the Houldsworth School of Applied Sciences, University of Leeds in the UK, from where he graduated with distinction. He has an extensive professional experience in the oil industry and has worked in various companies both in Greece and abroad.

Since 1984 he has undertaken various managerial positions in the Hellenic Petroleum Group, in different areas. He participated in the Aspropyrgos Refinery upgrade team during the period of 1984-1987, he was assigned several design and process activities, mainly specialized in process control and production optimization and during 2008-2014 he was the Project Coordinator of the Elefsina Refinery Upgrade.

He has published several technical articles on topics such as Process Control, Optimization and Advanced Control Systems. He is the author of the book under the title: “The Oil Market in Southeast Europe”, published by the Institute of Energy of South-East Europe and the Greek General Confederation of Labour. He has participated as a speaker in many conferences.
In May 2015 he was appointed CEO of Hellenic Petroleum S.A.

He speaks Greek, English and French.