Speakers 2017

Opening Plenary Day 1 - Keynote Speaker

Martin Ford

Futurist and Bestselling Author

Opening Plenary Day 1 - Intelligent Synergies

Christopher Gasson

Publisher, Global Water Intelligence

Emilio Gabbrielli

President of the IDA (International Desalination Association)

Sue Murphy

Chief Executive Officer, Water Corporation, Western Australia

Opening Plenary Day 2 - CEO Forum

Ronald Keating

​Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board of Directors, Evoqua Water Technologies

Patrick Decker

President and Chief Executive Officer of Xylem

Kevin Klau

President of Hach

Heiner Markhoff

President & CEO, GE Power Water & Process Technologies

Amanda Brock

Founder and CEO, Water Standard

Closing Plenary Day 2 - Ministerial Panel

Hon. Ek Sonn Chan

Secretary of State, Royal Government of Cambodia

H.E Dr. Hazim El Naser

Minister of Water and Irrigation, Jordan

Global Water Awards 2017

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Former Trader, Risk Specialist, and Author

2017 Speakers- Sessions Agenda

Ahmed Al-Mazrouy

CEO, Majis, Oman

Ali Asghar Ghane

Deputy for Planning and Development, Iranian Ministry of Energy, National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company

Alireza Bazargan

Business Development Advisor & Head of Research and Development, Noor Vijeh Company (NVCo)

Alistair Wright

Utilities Lead, GSMA

Andrés Zancada

Business Development Director, Aqua Advise

Andrew Shepherd

Accessory Development and Alternative Energies, Whole Vehicle Engineering Department, SEAT, S.A.

Ariel Stern

CEO, Ayyeka Technologies

Atter Hannoura

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

Aurelio Ignacio López Mier

Americas Business Director, ACCIONA Agua

Basel Abusharkh

CTO of ISW and Hyrec

Benson Ajisegiri

Head, Water Sector Reform and PPP Unit / Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Nigeria

Booky Oren

Chairman & CEO, Global Water Technologies

Borja Blanco

CEO, Aqua Advise

Carlos Campos

Chief Operating Officer, SUEZ Advanced Solutions

Carlos Cosín

CEO and Founder at Almar Water Solutions

Christopher Gasson

Publisher, Global Water Intelligence

Csaba Haranghy

Head, Budapest Waterworks

David St. Pierre

Executive Director, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

Debra G Coy

Partner, XPV Water Partners

Dr. Alexander Lautz

Senior Vice President M2M, Deutsche Telekom

Dr. Andrew Benedek

Chairman and CEO for Anaergia Inc

Dr. Barun Gorain

Director, Strategic Technology Solutions, Barrick Gold Corporation

Dr. Gesner Oliveira

Partner at GO Associados and Professor of Economics at Getúlio Vargas Foundation

Dr. Hubert Fleming

Head, Water Management, Anglo American

Dr. Lu Jianzhong

President of CCCC International Holding Limited

Dr. Saeed Nairizi

Head of the Board and Managing Director of Toossab Company

Eko Bagus Delianto

Managing Director, PT Ciriajasa Rancangbangun Mandiri (CRM)

Elena Marin Garcia

Security and Environment Manager at Repsol YPF S.A.

Emilio Soler

Aqualia LATAM Regional Manager

Eng. Ali Al-Hazmi

Governor, Saline Water Conversion Corporation

Evora Del Estal Campo

Environmental Developer Manager, Repsol

Flávio Crivellari

Chief Financial Officer at Aegea Saneamento e Participações S.A.

Francis McAllister

Vice President of Land & Water, Freeport-McMoRan

Frank Rogalla

Director of Innovation and Technology, Aqualia

Gaëtane Suzenet

Venture Advisor, Aster Capital

George Butler

Principal Water Specialist, the International Finance Corporation

Gigi Karmous-Edwards

Independent Consultant

Guillermo Mingolla

Independent Consultant

Gustavo Saltiel

Lead Water and Sanitation Specialist, Water Global Practice, The World Bank

Halla Razak

Director of Public Utilities, City of San Diego

Hamid Reza Kashfi

National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company, Iranian Ministry of Energy

Hani Khalifa

Senior Process Engineer, Saudi Aramco

Hector Fernando Piscoya Vera

General Manager, SEDAPAL

Hilling Chang

Founder and president of Shanghai SafBon Water Service Co., Ltd

Hisaka Kimura

Head, Private Sector Infrastructure Finance, East Asia Unit, Asian Development Bank

Hon. Fatma Awale

Minister of Water and Natural Resources, County Government of Mombasa, Kenya.

Howard Neukrug

Senior Advisor, Global Water Leaders Group

Jacques Euler

Beauty Division – Manufacturing Sustainability, Procter & Gamble.

James Dunning

CEO of Syrinix

John Tonner

COO, Consolidated Water Co. Ltd.

Jorge Cantallopts

Director of Research and Policy Planning, Chilean Copper Commission

Jorge J. Malfeito

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

José N. De Piérola Canales

Water Resource Manager, Southern Peru Copper Corporation

Josep Molas Pages

Corporate Spring and Mineral Water Quality Manager, The Coca Cola Company

Joshua Haggmark

Water Resources Manager, City of Santa Barbara, USA

Kevin P. Fisher

Director, Water Quality & Treatment, Southern Nevada Water Authority, Las Vegas, Nevada

Kishia Powell

Commissioner of the Department of Watershed Management, Atlanta

Lutz Bungeroth

CEO of ItN Nanovation AG

Lydia Whyatt

Managing Director, Water Investments at Resonance Asset Management Limited

Mads Leth

Executive Director and CEO, VCS Denmark / VandCenter Syd

Manoj Sharma

Principal Urban Development Specialist, South Asia Department, Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Manuel Parra

General Manager for Smart Water Software, Schneider Electric

Mario Pastinante

CEO, South America Operations, RWL Water

Martin Adams

Chief Operating Officer, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP)

Martin Brown

Tailings, Water and Slurry Pipeline Manager, Cía Minera Doña Inés de Collahuasi

Michael R. Markus

General Manager, Orange County Water District

Mike Otten

Director, Systems Intelligence Center of Excellence (CoE), Xylem

Mojtaba Ahmad Khan

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

Nasser Fouad

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

Neil Brennan

Managing Director, Western Water, Australia

Néstor Guillermo Franco

Head of Autonomous Regional Corporation of Cundinamarca (CAR), Columbia

Ole P. Johnsen

CEO, Billund Water

Oscar Pintos

Chairman, ADERASA (Asociación de Entes Reguladores de Agua Potable y Saneamiento de las Américas)

Pablo Bereciartua

Secretary of Water Resources, Argentina

Paul Reig

Associate, Water Program and Business Center, World Resources Institute

Pierre-Yves Pouliquen

Chief Operating Officer, SUEZ Africa, Middle-East, and India

Pouyan Pourjam

Business Development Manager, AVE Inc.

Raffaele Sardella

President, Agua Bonaerenses S.A

Ralph Exton

Chief Marketing Officer, GE Water & Process Technologies

Raveen Jaduram

Chief Executive, Watercare Services Limited

Roelof Kruize

CEO, Waternet

Roya Mansouri

Consultant Engineer

Saburo Masuda

Executive Officer, Swing Corporation

Simon van den Dries

Managing Director, Rencos

Slava Libman

Water Lab Director, Air Liquide - Balazs Nanoanalysis

Sonia Attia

Director General of the Concessions Monitoring Committee, Office of the President, Republic of Tunisia

Steve Clark

Chief Executive Officer SUEZ Asia

Thierry Noel

Managing Partner, Amane Advisors

Thomas Junge

Manager, Credit Dept. and Banking Relations Dept., Europäisch-Iranische Handelsbank AG (eihbank)

Tim Harper

CEO of G2O Water Technologies Ltd

Tom Pankratz

Editor, Water Desalination Report, USA / Global Water Intelligence

Vetrivel Dhagumudi

Global Water Program Leader at Kimberly-Clark

William Sarni

Founder and Principal, Water Foundry, LLC

Yliana Selene Hernández Hernández

Projects Portfolio Manager, Conagua

ALL SPEAKERS:

Ahmed Al-Mazrouy, CEO, Majis, Oman

Dr. Alexander Lautz, Senior Vice President M2M, Deutsche Telekom

Eng. Ali Al-Hazmi, Governor, Saline Water Conversion Corporation

Ali Ashgar Ghane, Deputy for Planning and Development, Iranian Ministry of Energy, National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company

Alireza Bazargan, Business Development Advisor & Head of Research and Development, Noor Vijeh Company (NVCo)

Alistair Wright, Utilities Lead, GSMA

Amanda Brock, Founder and CEO, Water Standard

Andrés Zancada, Business Development Director, Aqua Advise

Dr. Andrew Benedek
Chairman and CEO for Anaergia Inc

Andrew Sheperd, Accessory Development and Alternative Energies,
Whole Vehicle Engineering Department, SEAT, S.A.

Ariel Stern, CEO, Ayyeka Technologies

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

Aurelio Ignacio López Mier, Americas Business Director, ACCIONA Agua

Barun Gorain, Director, Strategic Technology Solutions, Barrick Gold Corporation

Basel Abusharkh, CTO of ISW and Hyrec

Benson Ajisegiri , Head, Water Sector Reform and PPP Unit / Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Nigeria

Booky Oren, Chairman & CEO, Global Water Technologies

Borja Blanco
, CEO, Aqua Advise

Carlos CamposChief Operating Officer, SUEZ Advanced Solutions

Carlos Cosín, CEO and Founder at Almar Water Solutions

Christopher Gasson, Publisher, Global Water Intelligence

Csaba Haranghy, CEO of Budapest Waterworks

David St. Pierre, Executive Director Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

Debra G Coy, Partner, XPV Water Partners

Hon. Ek Sonn Chan, Secretary of State, Royal Government of Cambodia

Eko Bagus Delianto, Managing Director, PT Ciriajasa Rancangbangun Mandiri (CRM)

Elena Marin Garcia, Security and Environment Manager at Repsol YPF S.A.

Emilio Gabbrielli, President of the IDA (International Desalination Association)

Emilio Soler, Aqualia LATAM Regional Manager

Evora Del Estal Campo, Environmental Developer Manager, Repsol

Hon. Fatma Awale, Minister of Water & Natural Resources, County Government of
Mombasa, Kenya.

Flávio Crivellari, Chief Financial Officer, Aegea Saneamento e Participações S.A.

Francis McAllister, Vice President of Land & Water, Freeport-McMoRan

Frank Rogalla, Director of Innovation and Technology, Aqualia

Gaëtane Suzenet, Venture Advisor on water, Aster Capital

George Butler, Principal Water Specialist, International Finance Corporation

Dr. Gesner Oliveira, Partner at GO Associados and Professor of Economics at Getúlio Vargas Foundation

Gigi Karmous-Edwards, Independent Consultant

Guillermo Mingolla, Independent Consultant

Gustavo Saltiel, Lead Water and Sanitation Specialist, Water Global Practice, The World Bank

Halla Razak, Director of Public Utilities, City of San Diego

Hamid Reza Kashfi, National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company, Iranian Ministry of Energy

Hani Khalifa, Senior Process Engineer, Saudi Aramco

Dr. Hazim El-Naser, Minister of Water and Irrigation, Jordan

Hector Fernando Piscoya Vera, General Manager, SEDAPAL

Heiner Markhoff, President & CEO, GE Power Water & Process Technologies

Hilling Chang, Founder and president of Shanghai SafBon Water Service Co., Ltd

Hisaka Kimura, Head, Private Sector Infrastructure Finance, East Asia Unit, Asian Development Bank

Howard Neukrug, Senior Advisor, Global Water Leaders Group

Dr. Hubert Fleming, Head, Water Management, Anglo American 

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

James Dunning, CEO of Syrinix

John Tonner, COO, Consolidated Water Co. Ltd.

Jorge Cantallopts, Director of Research and Policy Planning, Chilean Copper Commission

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

Jose N. de Piérola Canales, Water Resource Manager, Southern Peru Copper Corporation

Josep Molas PagesCorporate Spring and Mineral Water Quality Manager, the Coca Cola Company

Joshua Haggmark, Water Resources Manager, City of Santa Barbara, USA

Kevin Klau, President of Hach

Kevin P. Fisher, Director, Water Quality & Treatment, Southern Nevada Water Authority, Las Vegas, Nevada,

Kishia Powell, Commissioner of the Department of Watershed Management, Atlanta

Dr. Lu Jianzhong, President of CCCC International Holding Limited

Lutz Bungeroth, CEO of ItN Nanovation AG

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

Mads Leth, Executive Director and CEO, VCS Denmark / VandCenter Syd

Manoj Sharma, Principal Urban Development Specialist South Asia Department Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Manuel Parra, General Manager for Smart Water Software, Schneider Electric

Mario Pastinante, CEO, South America Operations, RWL Water

Martin Adams, Chief Operating Officer, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP)

Martin Brown, Tailings, Water and Slurry Pipeline Manager, Cía Minera Doña Inés de Collahuasi

Martin Ford, Futurist and Bestselling Author

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

Mike Otten, Director, Systems Intelligence, Xylem

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

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

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Former Trader, Risk Specialist, and Author

Neil Brennan, Managing Director, Western Water, Australia

Néstor Guillermo, Head, Autonomous Regional Corporation of Cundinamarca (CAR), Columbia

Ole P. Johnsen, Chief Executive Officer, Billund Water

Oscar PintosChairman, ADERASA (Asociación de Entes Reguladores de Agua Potable y Saneamiento de las Américas)

Pablo Bereciartua, Secretary of Water Resources, Argentina

Patrick Decker, President and Chief Executive Officer of Xylem

Paul Reig, Associate, Water Program and Business Center, World Resources Institute

Pierre-Yves Pouliquen, Chief Operating Officer, SUEZ Africa, Middle-East, and India

Pouyan Pourjam, Business Development Manager, AVE Inc.

Raffaele Sardella, President, Agua Bonaerenses S.A

Ralph Exton, Chief Marketing Officer, GE Water & Process Technologies

Raveen Jaduram, Chief Executive, Watercare Services Limited

Roelof Kruize, CEO of Waternet, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Ronald Keating, Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board of Directors, Evoqua Water Technologies

Roya Mansouri, Consultant Engineer

Saburo Masuda, Executive Officer, Swing Corporation

Dr. Saeed Nairizi, Head of the Board and Managing Director of Toossab Company

Slava Libman, Water Lab Director, Air Liquide – Balazs Nanoanalysis

Simon van den Dries, Managing Director, Rencos

Sonia Attia, Director General of the Concessions Monitoring Committee, Office of the President, Republic of Tunisia

Steve Clark, Chief Executive Officer, Suez Asia

Sue Murphy, Chief Executive Officer, Water Corporation, Western Australia

Thierry Noel, Managing Partner, Amane Advisors

Thomas Junge, Manager, Credit Dept. and Banking Relations Dept., Europäisch-Iranische Handelsbank AG (eihbank)

Tim Harper, CEO of G2O Water Technologies Ltd

Tom Pankratz, Editor, Water Desalination Report, USA / Global Water Intelligence

Vetrivel Dhagumudi, Global Water Program Leader at Kimberly-Clark

William Sarni, Founder and Principal, Water Foundry, LLC

Yliana Selene Hernández Hernández, Projects Portfolio Manager, Conagua