2018 Speakers

OPENING PLENARY DAY 1
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Zanny Minton Beddoes

Editor-in-Chief, The Economist

OPENING PLENARY DAY 1
TRANSCENDING BOUNDARIES

Haje Schütte

Head of Financing for Sustainable Development Division, OECD, Development Co-operation Directorate

Gail Klintworth

Non Executive Director and Board Advisor - Partner, SYSTEMIQ

Jeffrey Kightlinger

General Manager, The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Laurent Auguste

Senior Executive Vice President – Development Innovation & Markets, Member of the Executive Committee, Veolia

OPENING PLENARY DAY 2
CEO FORUM

Rafael Perez Feito

International Operations Director, Aqualia

Verity Mitchell

Director, HSBC Global Research

Jean-François Nogrette

Chief Executive Officer, Veolia Water Technologies

Jerson Kelman

Chief Executive Officer, Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP, Brazil

José Díaz-Caneja

Director General, ACCIONA Agua

CLOSING PLENARY DAY 2
GLOBAL WATER MARKET - GWI INSIGHTS

Lisa Marchewka

Senior Vice President of Marketing, Gradiant Corporation

Ron Keating

CEO, Evoqua Water Technologies

Patrick Decker

President and Chief Executive Officer, Xylem Inc.

SESSIONS AGENDA

Alain Staron

Senior V.P. Digital Strategy, Offers and Partnerships, Veolia

Alan Thomson

Managing Director, Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company (ADSSC), UAE

Albert Cho

VP and General Manager, Advanced Infrastructure Analytics, Xylem

Alex Milshteen

Senior Facilities Engineering Manager, Intel Israel

Alex Zhang

Managing Partner China, Amane Advisors

Andrew Kricun

Executive Director & Chief Engineer, Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority

Aparajita Ramakrishnan

Deputy Director, Donor Government Relations, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Arnoud Molenaar

Chief Resilience Officer, City of Rotterdam

Aude Giard

Chief Digital Officer, Veolia Water Technologies

Bill Kingdom

Lead Water and Sanitation Specialist, World Bank

Bob McIntosh

Consultant, Enviro-Energy Solutions

Bobbi Harris

VP of Market Strategy & Development, Utilities Technology Council

Booky Oren

Chairman & CEO, Global Water Technologies

Boris Liberman

Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Membrane Technology, IDE Technologies Ltd.

Carlos Cosín

CEO, Almar Water Solutions

Cecil McMaster

Chief Information Officer (CIO), NYC Department of Environmental Protection, U.S.A

Chau Sai-Wai

Deputy Director of Water Supplies, Hong Kong SAR Government

Cheng Chen

Fluid Separation Scientist, Chevron Energy Technology Company

Corrado Sommariva

Managing Director, ILF Consulting Engineers, Middle East

Dana Kishore

IAS, Managing Director, Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply & Sewerage Board (HMWSSB), India

David Johnson

Deputy General Manager, Southern Nevada Water Authority / Las Vegas ValleyWater District, USA

Devesh Bharadwaj

CEO, Pani Energy

Didier Perrin

Global Technology Leader, Suez

Eli Cohen

CEO, Mekorot, Israel

Evelyn Wang

Gail E. Kendall Professor and the Associate Department Head, Mechanical Engineering Department, MIT

F. Javier Fernández Delgado

Subdirector de Telecontrol, Canal de Isabel II S.A., Spain

Fatih Turan

General Director, İSKİ (İstanbul Water and Sewerage Administration), Turkey

Fatma Awale

Minister of Water, Mombasa County, Kenya

Francesco Pianca

Senior Manager, Sustainable Manufacturing, Burberry

Francis D’Souza

VP – IoT Services, Gemalto

George Butler

Principal Water Specialist, International Finance Corporation

George Theo

Chief Executive Officer, Unitywater, Australia

Gerald Sturm-Ofenböck

General Manager, Siemens Industry Software GmbH

Guilherme Albuquerque

Head of the Sanitation Department, Privatization, National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES)

Hani Al-Khalifa

Senior Process Engineer, Saudi Aramco

Hank Habicht

Managing Partner, SAIL Capital Partners

Hans-Martin Friis Møller

Director, CEO, Kalundborg Utility, Denmark

Hans-Ulrich Buchholz

Environmental Compliance, L'Oréal

Haomin Song

CTO, Sunny Clean Water LLC

Hassan Ali Joho

Governor, Mombasa County, Kenya

Hila Gil

Head of Desalination Division, Israeli Water Authority

Hishmi Jamil Husain

Head of Environment and Forest Management, Raw Material Strategy Group, Tata Steel Ltd.

Howard Neukrug

Senior Advisor, Global Water Leaders Group and Chair of the Leading Utilities of the World Advisory Board

Hussain Abdulhussain

CEO, Haya Water, Oman

Jacques Euler

Beauty Division – Manufacturing Sustainability, Procter & Gamble.

Jan Gooijer

Innovation Manager, Vitens, The Netherlands

Jean-Michel Herrewyn

Chairman, Water Asset Developer

Jim Bentley

Managing Director, Hunter Water, Australia

Jimmy Summers

Vice President of Environment, Health, Safety, and Sustainability, American & Efird LLC

Joel Kolker

Lead Water and Sanitation Specialist, World Bank

John Durkan

Environmental and Sustainability Manager, ABP Food Group

John H. Rydzewski

Director of Water Programs, Nike Inc.

John Painter

Senior Director of Facilities Operations, GlobalFoundries Fab 8

John Tonner

COO, Consolidated Water Co. Ltd.

Jordi Verdés

Chief Operational Officer, Kurita Europe Group

Jorge J. Malfeito

R&D Director of ACCIONA Agua S.A.U.

José Antonio Salardi Rodríguez

Principal Advisor to the President of the Board of Directors, SUNASS, Peru

Jose Luis Inglese

Chairman of the Board, AySA

Kathleen Dominique

Environmental Economist, OECD

Keith Stallard

Project Manager - Water Sector Restructuring, Electricity Holding Company, Oman

Ken Hutchison

Managing Director, Scottish Water International

Kenichiro Fukuda

Senior Manager, Infrastructure Advisory, Ernst & Young Japan

Kevin Shafer

Executive Director, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD), USA

Lothar Till

Managing Director, Ovivo Switzerland AG

Lucia Cade

Chair, South East Water, Australia

Lydia Whyatt

Managing Director, Water Investments, Resonance Asset Management Limited

Manoj Dadlani

CEO, CosmosID

María Masa

Senior Technologist in Water Treatments, REPSOL

Marshall Davert

Executive Vice President, Water, Stantec

Martijn Proos

Director, Investec Asset Management

Mathieu de Kervenoael

Head of Global Strategy & Development, Treatment Infrastructure, Suez International

Matthew Diserio

Co-Founder and President, Water Asset Management, LLC

Miguel Angel Sanz

Director of Strategic Development, Suez Treatment Infrastructure

Mosbah Helali

CEO, Sonede, Tunisia

Nathalie Leroy

Commercial Director, Hamburg Wasser, Germany

Neil Palmer

Australia Editor, GWI

Norbert Gasten

Director in the Power, Renewables and Water Department, KfW IPEX-Bank

Olgica Bakajin

Chief Executive Officer, Porifera, Inc.

Pablo Bereciartua

Secretary of Water Resources, Argentina

Patrick Baldoni-Andrey

Environment Team Leader, Total

Paul Choules

CEO, Water Cycle

Pedro Almagro Gavilán

Executive Director, Abengoa Agua

Per Møller

Head of Symbiosis Center Denmark

Qiaoqiang Gan

Founder, Sunny Clean Water LLC

Raffaele Sardella

President, Agua Bonaerenses S.A

Rahul Ganju

Sustainability Manager – Textiles, IKEA

Rami Ghandour

Managing Director, Metito Utilities

Reinhard Hübner

Investment Manager, SKion GmBH

Richard Woodling

Senior Vice President of Water Services, TUV SUD

Rick Stover

President, Gradiant Membrane Systems

Roelof Kruize

CEO, Waternet, The Netherlands

Rolfe Eberhard

International Water Advisor

Ross Hughes

Chief Financial Officer, Water Corporation Western Australia

Saada Al-Shukaili

Water Management Lead Engineer, Petroleum Development Oman

Salvatore Molè

Group Manager - Innovation, Hera Group

Sarah Le Gallou

Technical Lead Engineer – Water Resources, EDF

Shreya Dave

CEO, Via Separations

Slava Libman

Chief Executive Officer, FTD Solutions

Snehal Desai

Executive Vice President, Chief Growth Officer, Evoqua Water Technologies

Stéphane Prévost

Product Export Sales Manager – UK Water Electromagnetic Flowmeter, ABB France

Steve Capewell

General Manager, Operations Services, Water Corporation in Western Australia

Sylvester Hsu

Senior Investment Operations Specialist, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Terri Benson

Managing Director, South East Water, Australia

Thierry de Lumley

Chief Business Development Officer, Cosmo Tech

Thierry Noel

Managing Partner, Amane Advisors

Thomas Altmann

Vice President, Technology, ACWA Power, Saudi Arabia

Tom Pankratz

Editor, Water Desalination Report, USA / Global Water Intelligence

Usha Rao-Monari

Chief Executive Officer, Global Water Development Partners, Blackstone Portfolio Company

Uwe Seebacher

Global Marketing & Communications Director, Pumps, Andrtiz AG

Vetrivel Dhagumudi

Global Water Program Leader, Kimberly-Clark

Vicente Bernal

Biotechnology Expert, Repsol, Spain

Viktoria Granström

Environmental Leader, IKEA Industry Group

Will Sarni

Founder and CEO Water Foundry, LLC

William Muhairwe

Founder, 2ML Consulting & Executive Director, Global Water Leaders Group

Xiaodong Shen

Head of IoT Marketing, Huawei Technologies Duesseldorf GmbH

Yair Poleg

Chief Technologies Officer, Ayyeka Technologies

Zvika Gleichman

Chief Information Officer, MEKOROT

ALL SPEAKERS:

Hussain Abdulhussain, CEO, Haya Water

Benson Ajisegiri, Head of Public-Private Partnerships, Ministry of Water Resources

Hani Al-Khalifa, Senior Process Engineer, Saudi Aramco

Mohammed Al-Mowkley, CEO and Deputy Minister, NWC

Saada Al-Shukaili, Water Management Lead Engineer, Petroleum Development Oman

Abdulrahman Al-Zogaibi, Deputy Minister for Planning, Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture (MEWA)

Abdullah Al Abdulkarim, Deputy Governor for Planning and Development, SWCC

Khaled Al Qureshi, Managing Director, WEC

Guilherme da Rocha Albuquerque, Head of the Sanitation Department, Privatization, National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES)

Thomas Altmann, Vice President, Technology, ACWA Power

K.A. Ansar, Chairman, National Water Supply and Drainage Board

Jean-Marc Arbogast, Senior Investment Officer, IFC

Fatma Awale, Minister of Water, Mombasa County

Muminu Badmus, Managing Director, Lagos Water Corporation

Olgica Bakajin, Chief Executive Officer, Porifera, Inc.

Patrick Baldoni-Andrey, Environment Team Leader, Total

Vincent Baujat, Executive Vice-President for the Middle East, Veolia Water Technologies

Terri Benson, Managing Director, South East Water, Australia

Jim Bentley, Managing Director, Hunter Water

Pablo Bereciartua, Secretary of Water Resources, Argentina,

Vicente Bernal, Biotechnology Expert, Repsol

Devesh Bharadwaj, CEO, Pani Energy

Colin Blou, Senior Vice President, Global Sales, Claroty

Leo Bräuer, Head of New Technologies, OMV Upstream

Hans-Ulrich Buchholz, Environmental Compliance, L’Oréal

George Butler, Principal Water Specialist, International Finance Corporation

Lucia Cade, Chair, South East Water, Australia

Steve Capewell, General Manager, Operations Services, Water Corporation in Western Australia

Julie Carles, Principal Investment Officer, IFC

Cheng Chen, Fluid Separation Scientist, Chevron

Albert Cho, VP and General Manager, Advanced Infrastructure Analytics, Xylem

Kyeong Choi, Independent consultant,

Paul Choules, CEO, Water Cycle

Eli Cohen, CEO, Mekorot

Carlos Cosin, CEO, Almar Water Solutions

Debra G Coy, Partner, XPV Water Partners

Joke Cuperus, Managing Director, PWN

Francis D’Souza, VP – IoT Services, Gemalto

José Díaz-Caneja, Director General, ACCIONA Agua

Manoj Dadlani, CEO, CosmosID

Shreya Dave, CEO, Via Separations

Marshall Davert, Executive Vice President, Water, Stantec

Mathieu de Kervenoael, Head of Global Strategy & Development, Treatment Infrastructure, SUEZ International

Luis Francisco de Lope Alonso, Managing Director for International Business, Aqualia

Thierry De Lumley, Chief Business Development Officer, Cosmo Tech

Disque Deane, Co-founder, Water Asset Management

Marie-Ange Debon, Senior Executive Vice President, SUEZ International

Patrick Decker, President and Chief Executive Officer, Xylem

Snehal Desai, Executive Vice President, Chief Growth Officer, Evoqua

Vetrivel Dhagumudi, Global Water Program Leader, Kimberly-Clark

Kathleen Dominique, Environmental Economist, OECD

Deane Dray, Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets

John Durkan, Environmental and Sustainability Manager, ABP Food Group

Rolfe Eberhard, Public Policy Consultant, Catalyst

Scott Echols, Program Director, ZDHC

Jacques Euler, Beauty Division – Manufacturing Sustainability, Procter & Gamble

F. Javier Fernández Delgado, Subdirector de Telecontrol, Canal de Isabel II S.A.

Hans-Martin Friis Moller, Director, CEO, Kalundborg Utility

Kenichiro Fukuda, Senior Manager, Infrastructure Advisory, Ernst & Young Japan

Qiaoqiang Gan, Founder, Sunny Clean Water LLC

Rahul Ganju, Sustainability Manager – Textiles, IKEA

Christopher Gasson, Publisher, Global Water Intelligence

Norbert Gasten, Project Manager, KfW Ipex

Pedro Almagro Gavilan, Executive Director, Abengoa Agua

Biju George, Chief Operating Officer, DC Water

Benjamin Gestin, General Manager, Eau de Paris

Rami Ghandour, Managing Director, Metito Utilities

Aude Giard, Chief Digital Officer, Veolia Water Technologies

Hila Gil, Director of Desalination Division in the Water Authority and Head of Water Desalination Administration, Governmental Authority for Water and Sewage

Zvika Gleichman, Chief Information Officer, Mekorot

Jan Gooijer, Innovation Manager, Vitens

Viktoria Granström, Environmental Leader, IKEA Industry Group

Reinhard Hübner, Investment Manager, SKion GmBH

Hank Habicht, Managing Partner, SAIL Capital Partners

Adel H. Hagekhalil, Assistant Director, LA Sanitation

Rauff Hakeem, Minister of City Planning & Water Supply,

Richard Harasick, Senior Assistant General Manager – Water, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Bobbi Harris, VP, Market Strategy & Development, Utilities Technology Council

Adil Hassnaoui, Financial Director, ONEE

Mosbah Helali, CEO, Sonede

Jean-Michel Herrewyn, Chairman, Water Asset Developer

Sylvester Hsu, Senior Officer, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Ross Hughes, Chief Financial Officer, Water Corporation Western Australia

Ken Hutchison, Managing Director, Scottish Water International

Bastari Pandji Indra, Deputy Assistant for Housing, Land Acquisition and Infrastructure Financing, Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs

Jose Luis Inglese, Chairman of the Board, AySA

Hishmi Jamil Husain, Head of Environment and Forest Management, Raw Material Strategy Group, Tata Steel Ltd.

David L. Johnson, Deputy General Manager, Southern Nevada Water Authority / Las Vegas Valley Water District

Hassan Ali Joho, Governor, Mombasa County

Ron Keating, CEO, Evoqua Water Technologies

Jerson Kelman, Chief Executive Officer, Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de Sao Paulo – SABESP

Taqsem A Khan, Managing Director & CEO, Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA)

Jeffrey Kightlinger, General Manager, The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Bill Kingdom, Lead Water and Sanitation Specialist, World Bank

Dana Kishore, Managing Director, Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply & Sewerage Board

Gail Klintworth, Non Executive Director and Board Advisor – Partner, SYSTEMIQ

Joel Kolker, Lead Water and Sanitation Specialist, World Bank

Andrew Kricun, Executive Director & Chief Engineer, Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority (CCMUA)

Roelof Kruize, CEO, Waternet

Nany Kusuma, Programme Project Manager, ZDHC

Sarah Le Gallou, Technical Lead Engineer, Water Resources, EDF

Nathalie Leroy, Commercial Director, Hamburg Wasser

Boris Liberman, Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Membrane Technology, IDE Technologies Ltd.

Slava Libman, Chief Executive Officer, FTD Solutions

María Masa Lorenzo, Senior Technologist, Downstream Technology Division, Repsol

Jorge J. Malfeito, R&D Director, ACCIONA Agua S.A.U.

Lisa Marchewka, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Gradiant Corporation

Maria Masa, Senior Technologist in Water Treatments, REPSOL

Bob McIntosh, Consultant, Enviro-Energy Solutions

Cecil McMaster, Chief Information Officer (CIO), NYC Department of Environmental Protection

Alex Milshteen, Senior Facilities Engineering Manager, Intel Israel

Zhu Ming, Managing Director, China Channel Partners

Zanny Minton Beddoes, Editor-in-Chief, The Economist

Sumita Misra, Lead Water and Sanitation Specialist, World Bank

Verity Mitchell, Director, HSBC Global Research

Salvatore Molè, Group Manager, Innovation, Hera Group

Arnoud Molenaar, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Rotterdam

Veronica Garcia Molina, EMEA TS & D and AD Leader, Dow Water Solutions

Per Moller, Head, Symbiosis Center Denmark

Gavin Moore, Managing Director, Accenture Consulting

Jorge Moreira da Silva, Director, OECD Development Co-operation Directorate

William Muhairwe, Executive Director, Global Water Leaders Group

Tushar Giri Nath, Chairman, Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB)

Howard Neukrug, Senior Advisor, Chair, Global Water Leaders Group, Leading Utilities of the World Advisory Board

Peter Ng, Chief Executive, PUB Singapore

Thierry Noel, Managing Partner, Amane Advisors

Jean-François Nogrette, Chief Executive Officer, Veolia Water Technologies

Cyrille Nolot, Director, LBU Measurement and Analytics, Industrial Automation Division, ABB France

Booky Oren, Chairman & CEO, Global Water Technologies

John Painter, Senior Director of Facilities Operations, GlobalFoundries Fab 8

Neil Palmer, Australia Editor, GWI

Tom Pankratz, Editor, Water Desalination Report

Sanjiv Paul, Vice President Safety, Health & Sustainability, Tata Steel Ltd

Didier Perrin, Global Technology Leader, SUEZ

Francesco Pianca, Senior Manager Sustainable Manufacturing, Burberry

Yair Poleg, Chief Technologies Officer, Ayyeka Technologies

Martin Proos, Director, Investec Asset Management

Usha Rao-Monari, Chief Executive Officer, Global Water Development Partners, Blackstone Portfolio Company

Hamid Reza Kashfi, Director General, PMU Manager, Bureau for Mobilization of Funds and Development of PPP, Multilateral Development Banks’ Projects, NWWEC

Meriem Riadi, Group Chief Digital Officer, SUEZ

José Antonio Salardi Rodríguez, Principal Advisor to the President of the Board of Directors, SUNASS

Kristian Rokkjær, Head of Product Management -Solutions, Water Division, Kamstrup

John Rydzewski, Director of Water Programs, Nike Inc.

Chau Sai-wai, Assistant Director of Water Supplies, Hong Kong SAR Government

Miguel Angel Sanz, Director of Strategic Development, Suez Treatment Infrastructure

Ulrike Sapiro, Director of Sustainability, The Coca Cola Company

Raffaele Sardella, President, Agua Bonaerenses S.A

Will Sarni, Founder and CEO, Water Foundry, LLC

Kiyama Satoshi, Director of Water Services, City of Kitakyushu Bureau of Waterworks

Uwe Seebacher, Global Marketing & Communications Director, Pumps, Andrtiz AG

Kevin Shafer, Executive Director, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District

Peter Simpson, CEO, Anglian Water

Corrado Sommariva, Managing Director, ILF Consulting Engineers

Haomin Song, CTO, Sunny Clean Water LLC

Keith Stallard, Project Manager, Water Sector Restructuring, Electricity Holding Company, Oman

Alain Staron, Senior V.P. Digital Strategy, Offers and Partnerships, Veolia

Rick Stover, President, Gradiant Membrane Systems

Gerald Sturm-Ofenböck, General Manager, Siemens Industry Software GmbH

Jimmy Summers, Vice President of Environment, Health, Safety, and Sustainability, American & Efird LLC

George Theo, Chief Executive Officer, Unitywater

Alan Thomson, Managing Director, Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company (ADSSC)

Lothar Till, Managing Director, Ovivo Switzerland AG

John Tonner, COO, Consolidated Water

Jablanka Uzelac, Managing Director, Global Water Intelligence

Stefano Venier, CEO, Hera Group

Jordi Verdés, Chief Operational Officer, Kurita Europe Group

Evelyn Wang, Gail E. Kendall Professor and the Associate Department Head, Mechanical Engineering Department, MIT

Lena Warming, Team Manager, Commercial Services, Kamstrup

Lydia Whyatt, Managing Director, Water Investments, Resonance Asset Management Limited

Richard Woodling, Senior Vice President of Water Services, TÜV SÜD

Shen Xiaodong, Head of IoT Marketing, Huawei Technologies

Alex Zhang, Managing Partner China, Amane Advisors