04 февраля - 05 февраля 2020
London, UK

Argus Chlor-Alkali Conference

Your expert speakers

Adrian Brown
Senior Research Analyst, Simpson Spence Young
Adrian graduated from Thames Polytechnic in 1982 with an honours degree in International Marketing. After a brief spell in marketing, Adrian started his shipbroking career with GLM, a subsidiary of Powell Duffryn Shipping. Three years later, Adrian joined ICIS-LOR and moved to Paris where he set up the ICIS Chemical Tanker Shipping Report. 1988 saw him move back to the UK,...
Adrian graduated from Thames Polytechnic in 1982 with an honours degree in International Marketing. After a brief spell in marketing, Adrian started his shipbroking career with GLM, a subsidiary of Powell Duffryn Shipping. Three years later, Adrian joined ICIS-LOR and moved to Paris where he set up the ICIS Chemical Tanker Shipping Report. 1988 saw him move back to the UK, still with ICIS, becoming a Senior Editor, responsible for their Shipping and Base Oil reports. In 2007 he joined SSY, where he heads their Chemical Tanker Research Desk.
Andy Nicholson
Vice-President, Market Development Petrochemicals, Argus
Andy Nicholson works for Argus and is responsible for the aromatics and derivatives consulting business in Europe, the Middle East and India. He has 35 years’ experience in the petrochemical industry, including 13 years with ICI in the UK and Germany and eight years with Rhone-Poulenc/Rhodia in France. He studied at the universities of Cambridge and Freiburg and is fluent ...
Andy Nicholson works for Argus and is responsible for the aromatics and derivatives consulting business in Europe, the Middle East and India. He has 35 years’ experience in the petrochemical industry, including 13 years with ICI in the UK and Germany and eight years with Rhone-Poulenc/Rhodia in France. He studied at the universities of Cambridge and Freiburg and is fluent in English, German and French.
Frank Reiner
President, Chlorine Institute
Since 2010, Frank has led the Chlorine Institute (CI) where he is responsible for day-to-day operations and for helping to strengthen the Institute’s safety, stewardship and leadership programs. He joined CI in 2005 as Vice President of Transportation and Emergency Preparedness, and continues to guide the industry’s engagement of producers and packagers as well as outreac...
Since 2010, Frank has led the Chlorine Institute (CI) where he is responsible for day-to-day operations and for helping to strengthen the Institute’s safety, stewardship and leadership programs. He joined CI in 2005 as Vice President of Transportation and Emergency Preparedness, and continues to guide the industry’s engagement of producers and packagers as well as outreach to customers. Prior to joining the Institute, Frank had a successful career at Union Tank Car Company where he held various positions including Chief Engineer and Director, Shop Operations. Frank earned a Bachelor of Civil Engineering Degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology, a Masters Degree in Management from Purdue University and is a registered Professional Engineer.
Teresa Marques
Manager of Logistics, Production Planning and Energy Management, Bondalti
Teresa Marques is an electrotechnical and computer engineer and master in operations research at energy-intensive consumer company Bondalti Chemicals, where she co-ordinates the logistics, production planning and energy management areas. Her role focuses on energy efficiency, procurement, follow-up on legal and regulatory issues and monitoring the electricity and natural...
Teresa Marques is an electrotechnical and computer engineer and master in operations research at energy-intensive consumer company Bondalti Chemicals, where she co-ordinates the logistics, production planning and energy management areas. Her role focuses on energy efficiency, procurement, follow-up on legal and regulatory issues and monitoring the electricity and natural gas markets. She is active in Portuguese business associations regarding energy and climate issues, represents industrial consumers on the Portuguese Regulator Natural Gas Tariff Counsel and integrates the CEFIC’s (European Chemical Industry Council’s) Energy and Climate Change Program Counsel.
Stephanie Koenig
Editor, Chlor-Alkali and Derivatives, Argus
Stephanie joined Argus in 2017 as part of the team setting up the Argus Chlor-Alkali and Derivatives service and now leads the European chlor-alkali coverage. As an established and trusted source of insight she has a wide industry network and a deep understanding of local and global market forces. Prior to joining Argus Media, she spent nearly ten years at IHS Markit and...
Stephanie joined Argus in 2017 as part of the team setting up the Argus Chlor-Alkali and Derivatives service and now leads the European chlor-alkali coverage. As an established and trusted source of insight she has a wide industry network and a deep understanding of local and global market forces. Prior to joining Argus Media, she spent nearly ten years at IHS Markit and previously Harriman Chemsult, where she developed and led the Global Bleaching Chemicals service and covered the chlor-alkali chain. Stephanie has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Leipzig, Germany.
Trevor Sikorski
Head of Natural Gas and Carbon Research, Energy Aspects
Trevor Sikorski is the Head of Natural Gas and Carbon Research at Energy Aspects. Trevor has been analysing European energy and environmental markets for more than 15 years, having held senior analytical research roles with Barclays Capital, Point Carbon, Global Insight and PwC. He has an in-depth understanding of the global markets for generation fuels and carbon, includi...
Trevor Sikorski is the Head of Natural Gas and Carbon Research at Energy Aspects. Trevor has been analysing European energy and environmental markets for more than 15 years, having held senior analytical research roles with Barclays Capital, Point Carbon, Global Insight and PwC. He has an in-depth understanding of the global markets for generation fuels and carbon, including their fundamentals, trading behaviours, and complex interactions. In 2010, he was named the top carbon market analyst by Environmental Finance magazine and was in Commodity Magazine’s commodities research team of the year in 2011. Trevor is frequently featured in leading media outlets, including the Financial Times, BBC News, Reuters, Bloomberg, CNBC, Wall Street Journal, and Sky News.
Arun Tyagi
Head of Marketing, Nuberg
Francis Osborne
Head of Forecasting, Consulting, Argus
Francis Osborne is Head of Forecasting in the Argus Consulting group, where his remit is to develop and co-ordinate the forecasting processes across a range of different commodities. Francis has over 30 years of experience of analysing and consulting on global oil and gas markets, and has worked for a number of leading consultancies. Prior to joining Argus, Francis was Hea...
Francis Osborne is Head of Forecasting in the Argus Consulting group, where his remit is to develop and co-ordinate the forecasting processes across a range of different commodities. Francis has over 30 years of experience of analysing and consulting on global oil and gas markets, and has worked for a number of leading consultancies. Prior to joining Argus, Francis was Head of Analytics at ICIS. He has also held positions with Saudi Petroleum Overseas, refining consultancy KBC Advanced Technologies and research firm Wood Mackenzie.
Adrian Warren
General Manager, Mitsui
Plamen Angelov
Product and Marketing Director, Dow
Juergen Luderer
Sales and Product Director, Vinnolit