Speakers 2016

Opening Plenary Day 1 - Keynote Speaker

Dr Daniel Franklin

Executive Editor, The Economist & Editor, 'The World in...'

Opening Plenary - Day 1

Ali Zaidi

Associate Director, Natural Resources, Energy and Science, Management and Budget Office, The White House

Claude Laruelle

Director of Global Enterprises at Veolia and Chairman of Veolia Water Technologies

HE Maria van der Hoeven

Former Executive Director, International Energy Agency

Opening Plenary - Day 2

HE Dr. Hazim El-Naser

Minister of Water and Irrigation, Jordan

José Diaz Caneja

General Director, ACCIONA Agua

Mohamed Al Madfaei

Executive Director of the Integrated Environment Policy and Planning Sector at the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi

Roger Harrabin

Energy and Environment Analyst, BBC News

Closing Plenary

Christopher Gasson

Publisher, Global Water Intelligence

Hongmei Wu

CEO and Founder of Scinor

Marie-Ange Debon

Group Senior Executive Vice President, International Division CEO, SUEZ

Mohammed Al-Saud

Deputy Minister for Water Affairs, Ministry of Water & Electricity Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia

Usha Rao-Monari

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

Global Water Awards

Felipe Calderón

President of Mexico (2006 - 2012), Chairman of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate

Speakers

Aaesha Saeed Ali Zaidi AlShehhi

Director Water Production, FEWA

Aaron Mandell

Co-founder and Chairman, WaterFX

Adel Hagekhalil

Assistant Director, Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitaion

Adrian Marsden

Associate at Arup

Ahmed Al-Mazrouy

CEO, Majis, Oman

Alan Thomson

Managing Director, Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company (ADSSC)

Alex Ping Zhang

Co-founder of McWong Environmental Energy Group, President of McWong Environmental Technology Corp., Ltd (MET) and Guozhen’s Vice President

Allan Pronovost

CSO and Founder, Nano Water Structures

Amanda Brock

Founder and CEO, Water Standard

Amirmansour Ataei

CEO and Chairman of the Board, ZOLAL Iran Company

Andy Taylor

Director, Sustainability, Environment and Safety Engineering, Ford Middle East and Africa

Anne de Pazzis

Global Head of BOT, Suez

Anurag Bajpayee

Co-founder and CEO of Gradiant Corporation

Atter Hannoura

Director, Public Private Partnership, Central Unit. Egyptian Ministry of Finance

Bernard Ettinoffe

General Manager, Dominica Water and Sewerage Company

Borja Blanco

CEO, Aqua Advise

Bryan Harvey

Vice President and Managing Director of International Water Business, CH2M

Bwalya John Mwansa

General Manager, Barbados Water Authority

Camilo Sánchez Betancourt

Sustainability Manager South America, Central America & Caribean, CEMEX

Cate Lamb

Head of Water, Carbon Disclosure Project

Chang Wei

President and CEO of National Institute of Clean-and-low-carbon Energy (NICE)

Christian Isfort

Project Director, STEP AD Project (ADSSC Constructor), Zublin International

Christian Loderer

Project and Innovation Manager, Kompetenzzentrum Wasser Berlin GmbH

Christopher Husbands

General Manager, National Water and Sewerage Authority (NAWASA), Grenada

Clive Murray

Founder and CEO World Water Exchange & London Commodity Brokers

Corrado Sommariva

Managing Director, ILF Consulting Engineers Middle East

Csaba Haranghy

Head, Budapest Waterworks

Dale Polk

Founder of LRM Industries International, Founder of D&D Manufacturing

Daniel Bertram

CEO, EconoPure Water Systems, LLC.

Danielle Montgomery

Managing Director, Middle East and North Africa Office, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)

David White

Project Manager - Lee Tunnel, CH2M

Dawid Bosman

Senior Manager: Strategic Advisory, Trans Caldonian Tunnel Authority (TCTA)

Debra G Coy

Partner, XPV Water Partners

Diane D’Arras

Executive VP Water Europe, Suez Water Europe

Ek Sonn Chan

Secretary of State, Ministry of Industry & Handicraft (MIH), Royal Government of Cambodia

Elena Bourganskaia

Global Head of Water & Municipal Infrastructure, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Eri Honda

Principal Urban Development Specialist, Asian Development Bank

Eric Hoek

CEO and co-founder, Water Planet Inc

Fatma Awale

County Executive for Water and the Environment, Mombasa City Government, Kenya

Francesco Casarsa

Vice President, Danieli Environment and Systems

Gelia Frederick-van Genderen

Director of the Water Authority in the Cayman Islands

Geoff Gage

Partner, McKinsey & Company

Gerard Canton

Deputy Managing Director, Sidem

Ghanashyam Bhattarai

Executive Director, Melamchi Water Supply Development Board (Kathmandu)

Hamid Reza Kashfi

National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company, Iranian Ministry of Energy

Hani Khalifa

Senior Process Engineer,Saudi Aramco

Hilling Chang

Founder and President of Shanghai SafBon Water Service Co; Vice Chairman of China Environment Chamber of Commerce

Hugo Polderman

Technology Development Coordinator, Shell

Jablanka Uzelac

Research Director, Global Water Intelligence

Jacques Euler

Global Beauty Manufacturing Sustainability Leader, Procter & Gamble.

James Lee Murphy

Executive Manager of Water Resources and Utility Operations, Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, Texas

Jean-Michel Herrewyn

Executive Vice President, Veolia Environnement

Jesús Sancho Carrascosa

Middle East Managing Director, ACCIONA Agua

Jim Otta

Director of Strategic Growth, CH2M

Jo Ann Macrina

Commissioner, City of Atlanta, Watershed Management

Johann Clere

Global Open Innovation Director, Veolia Water Technologies.

John Ringham

Chief Executive, SA Water Corporation, Adelaide, Australia

John Tonner

COO, Consolidated Water Co. Ltd.

John Walsh

Director of Technical Water Treatment, Cetco

Jorge Cantallopts Araya

Director of Research and Policy, Chilean Copper Commission (Comisión Chilena del Cobre)

Jorge Sulem

Technical Advisor, Sanitation Projects, ProInversión, Perú

Jose Maria Ortega Loizaga

Development Director, APAC, ACCIONA Agua

Joshua Adler

Founding CEO, Sourcewater

Julio Zorilla

International Construction Director, Acciona Agua, Spain

Kasra Makvandi

Procurement and Business Development Supervisor, ZOLAL Iran Company

Kevin Meier

Planning Engineer, Umgeni Water (Pietermaritzburg)

Kristel Verhoef

Active Ownership Specialist, ACTIAM

KV Suryam

VP, Centre of Excellence, Reliance Industries Ltd

Layali H. Abdeen

Investment Guarantee Officer, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency - MIGA

Li Haifeng

Executive Director and Vice President, Beijing Enterprise Water Group Ltd. (BEWG)

Li Wei

Founder of Anhui Guozhen Group, Chairman of the Board of Anhui Guozhen Environment Protection Technology Joint Stock Co., Ltd.

Lisa Henthorne

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Water Standard

Lisa Sorgini Marchewka

Vice President, Global Strategic Marketing, Pall Corporation

Lu Yili

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of CT Environmental Group Limited

Lydia Whyatt

Managing Director, Resonance Asset Management Ltd

Manoj Divakaran

Founder/President and Managing Director, Empereal Energy Group

Mao Bingyong

Executive Manager,Auxiliary Plants and Systems, Danieli

Marc Fabig

Director and Co-Founder, Osmoflo

Mark Lane

Director, The UK Water Partnership

Martijn Kruisweg

Commercial Excellence Manager and Sustainability Lead, AkzoNobel Performance Coatings, AkzoNobel

Martin R. Stuchtey

Director of the McKinsey Center for Business & Environment, McKinsey & Co

Melissa Meeker

Executive Director, Water Environment Research Foundation and WateReuse Research Foundation

Michael Corkery

Head of Water Engineering, Nestlé

Michael Prange

General Manager, German Water Partnership

Michael R. Markus

General Manager, Orange County Water District

Mohamed El Ramahi

Associate Director, Utilities Interface, Operations and Engineering, MASDAR

Mohammad Hossein Behnoud

Technical and Executive Deputy at NVCo.

Mojtaba Ahmad Khan

Coordinator and Secretary for International Cooperation and Coordination, National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company,Iranian Ministry of Energy

Montazar Muhalhal

Executive Director of TSE Business Unit, NWC, Saudi Arabia

Nasser Fouad

Chairman First Deputy, General Authority for the Suez Canal Economic Zone

Nguyen Van Huong

PPP Office, Ministry of Planning and Investment, Vietnam

Nicholas Dyner

Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing, NanoH2O

Nodira Mansurova

Senior Banker, Municipal and Environmental Infrastructure, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Oliver Kopsch

Project Director, mft

Olivia Jensen

Senior Research Fellow at National University of Singapore, Institute of Water and Policy

P. Elango

Managing Director of Hindustan Oil Exploration Company Ltd (HOEC)

Peter Joo Hee Ng

Chief Executive, PUB Singapore

Phil Tuckett

CEO, Suez Oil and Gas Systems

Philip Gichuki

Managing Director, Nairobi Water Company

Puskal Upadhyay

Additional Mission Director, National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India

Qiang Wang

Senior Research Advisor, Shanghai Chengtou Corporation

Rajiv Mittal

Managing Director & Group CEO, VA Tech Wabag Ltd.

Rami Ghandour

Managing Director, Metito

Ramón Alberto Huapaya Raygada

General Manager, SEDAPAL

Rick Stover

Executive Vice President, Desalitech

Roelof Kruize

CEO, Waternet

Rolf Eberhard

Public Policy Specialist

Saleh M. Saadawi

Senior Manager PMO Western Region, National Water Company

Sanjay Bhatnagar

CEO, WaterHealth International

Saud Siddique

Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Odyssey Capital and Tigris Infrastructure Partners

Sergej Toews

Strategy Lead, Kemira

Shannon McCarthy

Co-founder and Partner, United4Water

Silver Mugisha

Managing Director of National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC)

Sophie Trémolet

Senior Economist, World Bank Water Global Practice

Taqsem Khan

Managing Director and CEO, Dhaka Water

Tayeb Yacine

Technical Director for the Middle East, MWH

Thierry Noel

Managing Partner, Amane Advisors

Tiresh Khatri

Project Director, PID/KuKL (Project Implementation Directorate/Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited)

Tom Pankratz

Editor, Water Desalination Report, USA / Global Water Intelligence

Varinder Malik

Senior Engineer, Intel

Veronica Garcia Molina

Technical Service & Development Leader (EMEA), Dow Water & Process Solutions at The Dow Chemical Company

Vetrivel Dhagumudi

Global Water Program Leader, Kimberly-Clark

Vishal Sharma

Senior Vice President and President, Middle East and Africa, Ecolab Inc.

Vivian Castro-Wooldridge

Urban Development Specialist, the Asian Development Bank

Vuyo Kona

Executive:Sustainability, Tongaat Hulett (Pty) Ltd, South Africa

Wang XianMing

Director of Water Department, HWWater

William Muhairwe

Executive Director, Global Water Leaders Group

Yevgeniy Muralev

Director of Center for Innovative Technologies , MAEK-Kazatomprom LLP

Yousif Alhawas

Business Development Executive Director, National Water Company

Zhang Huichun

Chairman and CEO, GreenTech Water Engineering Co., Ltd

Zhang Lei

Vice President for International Business, PotenEnvironment Group

Zhang Yangang

Director, Senior Engineer, Beijing Shougang International Engineering Technology Co., Ltd.

ALL SPEAKERS:

Aaesha Saeed Ali Zaidi AlShehhi, Director Water Production, FEWA

Aaron Mandell, Co-founder and Chairman, WaterFX

Adel Hagekhalil, Assistant Director, Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitaion

Adrian Marsden, ARUP, Philippines

Ahmed Al-Mazrouy, CEO, Majis, Oman

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

Alex Ping Zhang, President, McWong Environmental Technology Corp., Ltd (MET)

Ali Zaidi, Associate Director, Natural Resources, Energy and Science, Management and Budget Office, The White House

Allan Pronovost, CSO and Founder, Nano Water Structures

Amanda Brock, CEO, Water Standard

Amirmansour Ataei, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Zolal

Andy Taylor, Director, Sustainability, Environment and Safety Engineering, Ford Middle East and Africa

Anne de Pazzis, Global Head of BOT, SUEZ

Anurag Bajpayee, CEO, Gradient Corporation

Arba Jules Ouedraogo, Technical Advisor, L’Office national de l’eau et de l’assainissement (ONEA), Burkina Faso

Atter Hannoura, Director, Public Private Partnership, Central Unit. Egyptian Ministry of Finance

Bernard Ettinoffe, General Manager, Dominica Water and Sewerage Company

Borja Blanco, CEO, Aqua Advise

Bryan Harvey, Vice President and Managing Director of International Water Business, CH2M

Bwalya John Mwansa, General Manager, Barbados Water Authority

Camilo Sanchez Betancourt, Sustainability Manager South America, Central America & Caribean, CEMEX

Csaba Haranghy, Head, Budapest Waterworks

Cate Lamb, Head of Water, Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)

Chang Wei, President and CEO of National Institute of Clean-and-low-carbon Energy (NICE)

Christian Isfort, Project Director, STEP AD Project (ADSSC Constructor), Zublin International

Christian Loderer, Project and Innovation Manager, KompetenzZentrum Wasser Berlin gGmbH

Christopher Gasson, Publisher, GWI

Christopher Husbands, General Manager, National Water and Sewerage Authority (NAWASA), Grenada

Claude Laruelle, CEO of Global Enterprises, Veolia

Clive Murray, Founder and CEO World Water Exchange & London Commodity Brokers 

Corrado Sommariva, Board Director at ILF Consulting Engineers

Daniel Bertram, CEO, EconoPure Water Systems, LLC.

Daniel Franklin, Executive Editor, The Economist & Editor, The World in…

Danielle Montgomery, Managing Director, Middle East and North Africa Office, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)

David White, Project Manager – Lee Tunnel, CH2M

Dawid Bosman, Senior Manager: Strategic Advisory, Trans Caldonian Tunnel Authority (TCTA)

Debra Coy, Partner, XPV Water Partners

Diane D’Arras, Executive VP Water Europe, Suez Water Europe

Hon. Ek Sonn Chan, Secretary of State, Kingdom of Cambodia

Elena Bourganskaia, Global Head of Water & Utilities, IFC

Eri Honda, Principal Urban Development Specialist, Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Dr. Eric Hoek, CEO and co-founder, Water Planet Inc

Eugene Pam, General Manager of the Plateau State Water Board and National President of the Nigerian Water Supply Association

Fatma Awale, Executive for Water and the Environment, Mombasa City Government, Kenya

Felipe Calderón, President of Mexico (2006 – 2012), Chairman of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate

Francesco Casarsa, Vice President, Auxiliary Plants and Systems, Danieli

Gelia Frederick-van Genderen, Director, Water Authority of the Cayman Islands

Geoff Gage, Partner, McKinsey & Company

Gérard Canton, Director, SIDEM/Veolia

Ghanashyam Bhattarai, Executive Director, Melamchi Water Supply Development Board, Nepal

Hamid Reza Kashfi, Manager, Bureau for Mobilisation of Funds and Development of Public-Private Partnerships, NWWEC, Ministry of Energy, Iran

Hani Khalifa, Senior Process Engineer, Saudi Aramco

H. E. Dr. Hazim Al-Naser, Minister for Water and Irrigation, Jordan

Hilling Chang (Zhang Shunlin), Founder and President, Shanghai Safbon Water

Hugo Polderman, Technology Development Coordinator, Shell

Hongmei Wu, CEO and Founder of Scinor

Jablanka Uzelac, Research Director, Global Water Intelligence

Jacques Euler, EMEA HS&E Manager, Procter & Gamble

James Murphy, Executive Manager of Water Resources and Utility Operations, Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, Texas

Jean-Michel Herrywyn, Veolia

Jerry Palma, Head of Planning and Management Services, Wastewater Management Division, Maynilad

Jesús Sancho Carrascosa, Middle East Managing Director, Acciona Agua

Jim Otta, Director of Strategic Growth, CH2M

Jo Ann Macrina, Commissioner, City of Atlanta, Watershed Management

John Mwansa, General Manager, Barbados Water Authority

John Ringham, Chief Executive, SA Water Corporation, Adelaide, Australia

John Tonner, COO, Consolidated Water Co. Ltd.

John Walsh, Director of Technical Water Treatment, Cetco

Johann Clere, Global Director of Business Development for Industrial Markets, Veolia Water Technologies

Jorge Cantallopts Araya, Director of Research and Policy, Chilean Copper Commission (Comisión Chilena del Cobre)

Jorge Sulem, Technical Advisor, Sanitation Projects, ProInversión, Perú

José Diaz Caneja, General Director, Acciona Agua

José Maria Ortega Loizaga, Development Director, APAC, Acciona Agua

Josh Adler, CEO, Source Water

Julio Zorrilla, Int´l Construction Director, Acciona Agua

Mr. Kasra Makvandi, Senior Procurement & Business Development Supervisor, ZOLAL Iran Company

Keith Minnich, Third Bay Ltd.

Kevin Meier, Planning Engineer, Umgeni Water, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Kris Bansal, (ex) Conocophillips

Kristel Verhoef, Active Ownership Specialist, ACTIAM

KV Suryam, VP Centre of Excellence, Reliance Industries

Li Haifeng, Executive Director and Vice President, Beijing Enterprise Water Group Ltd. (BEWG)

Li Wei, Chairman, Anhui Guozhen Environment

Lisa Henthorne, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Water Standard

Lisa Marchewka, Vice President, Global Strategic Marketing, Pall Corporation

Layali H. Abdeen, Investment Guarantee Officer, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency – MIGA

Lydia Whyatt, Managing Director, Resonance Asset Management Ltd

Lu Yili, CEO, CT Enviornmetnal

Manoj Divakaran, Managing Director, Empereal Energy

Mao Bingyong, Executive Manager, Auxiliary Plants and Systems, Danieli

Marc Fabig, Director, Osmoflo, Pty, Ltd., Adelaide, Australia

Mark Lane, Chairman, The UK Water Partnership

Marie-Ange Debon, Group Senior Executive Vice President, International Division CEO, Suez

Marie van der Hoeven, former Executive Director of the IEA (retired 31 August 2015)

Martijn Kruisweg, AkzoNobel Sustainability

Dr. Martin R. Stuchtey Director of the McKinsey Center for Business & Environment, McKinsey & Company, Inc.

Melissa Meeker, Executive Director, Water Environment Research Foundation and WateReuse Research Foundation

Michael Corkery, Head of Water Engineering, Nestlé

Michael Prange, General Manager, German Water Partnership

Michael R. Markus, General Manager, Orange County Water District, California

Mojtaba Ahmad Khan, Coordinator and Secretary for International Cooperation and Coordination, National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company, Iranian Ministry of Energy

Dr. Mohammad Al Madfaei, Executive Director, Integrated Environment Policy & Planning, Abu Dhabi Environment Agency

Mohammad Hossein Behnoud, Technical and Executive Deputy, NVCo

Mohamed El Ramahi, Associate Director, Utilities Interface, Operations and Engineering, MASDAR

H. E Mohammed Al-Saud, Deputy Minister for Water Affairs, Ministry of Water & Electricity Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia

Eng. Montazar Muhalhal, Executive Director of TSE Business Unit, NWC, Saudi Arabia

Munib Ahmad, Petroleum Development, Oman

Nasser Fouad, Chairman First Deputy, General Authority for the Suez Canal Economic Zone

Nguyen Van Huong, PPP Office, Ministry of Planning and Investment, Vietnam

Nicholas Dyner, Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing, NanoH2O

Nodira Mansurova, Water Operations Lead for Jordan and Egypt, EBRD

Oliver Kopsch, Project Director, MFT

Olivia Jensen, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Water Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore

P. Elango, Managing Director, Hindustan Oil Exploration Company Ltd. (HOEC)

Peter Joo Hee Ng, Chief Executive, PUB Singapore

Phil Tuckett, CEO, SUEZ Oil & Gas Systems

Phillip Gichuki, Managing Director, Nairobi Water Company

Puskal Upadhyay, Director of Finance, National Mission Clean Ganga (NMCG), Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India

Qiang Wang, Senior Research Advisor, Shanghai Chengtou Corporation

Rajiv Mittal, Managing Director & Group CEO, VA Tech Wabag Ltd.

Rami Ghandour, Managing Director, Metito, UAE

Ramón Alberto Huapaya Raygada, General Manager, SEDAPAL

Rick Stover, Executive Vice President, Desalitech

Roelof Kruize, CEO, Waternett

Roger Harrabin, Environment Analyst, BBC News

Rolfe Eberhard, Public Policy Specialist

Roman Breuer, Bauer

Saleh M. Saadawi, Senior Manager PMO Western Region, National Water Company

Sanjay Bhatnagar, President and CEO, Water Health International

Saud Siddique, Odyssey Capital, Singapore

Sergej Toews, Director Strategy Municipal & Industrial, Kemira

Shannon McCarthy, Co-founder and Partner, United4Water

Silver Mugisha, Managing Director, National Water and Sewerage Corporation, Uganda

Sophie Trémolet, Senior Economist, World Bank Group – Water

Taqsem Khan, Managing Director and CEO, Dhaka Water

Dr Tayeb Yacine, Technical Director for the Middle East, MWH

Thierry Noel, Founding and Managing Partner, Amane Advisors

Tiresh Katri, Project Director, PID/KuKL (Project Implementation Directorate/Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited)

Tom Pankratz, WDR Editor, GWI

Usha Rao Monari, Global Water Development Partners

Varinder Malik, Senior Engineer, Intel

Verónica García Molina, EMEA TS&D/R&D Leader, Dow Water and Process Solutions, The Dow Chemical Company

Vetrivel Dhagumudi, Global Water Program Leader, Kimberly-Clark

Vishal Sharma, Senior Vice President and President, Middle East and Africa, Ecolab Inc.

Vivian Castro-Wooldridge, Urban Development Specialist, SAUW, South Asia Department, Asian Development Bank

Vuyo Kona, Executive:Sustainability, Tongaat Hulett (Pty) Ltd, South Africa

Wang Xianming, Director of Water Department, HWWater

William Muhairwe, Executive Director, Global Water Leaders Group

Yevgeniy Muralev, Deputy Director of Desalination Plant on Technical Development, MAEK-Kazatomprom LLP, Kazakhstan

Zhang Huichun, Chairman and CEO, GreenTech Water Engineering Co., Ltd

Zhang Yangang, Director, Senior Engineer, Beijing Shougang International Engineering Technology Co. (BSIET)