Dr. Thorsten Gantevoort
Dr. Thorsten Gantevoort
Head of Certification Body at TUV Rheinland | Germany

Thorsten Gantevoort has been renowned for his expertise in  the field of  safety of machines and plants for many years, with more than 30 presentations on conferences globally and publication on multiple professional journals. He also holds various workshops and trainings worldwide regarding the topic of Functional Safety and the standards EN 954-1, IEC 61508, IEC 62061 

Assoc. Prof. Lim Kok Hwa
Assoc. Prof. Lim Kok Hwa
Programme Director at Singapore Institute of Technology | Singapore

Lim Kok Hwa has completed his Master’s Degree of Chemical Engineering in National University of Singapore, and his Doctorate of Natural Science in Technische Universität München (TUM), Germany. He has owned numerous academic achievements, including the Materials Research Contribution Award by Asia Pacific Society for Materials Research in 2013, and has over 40 selected publications ...

Mike Bates
Mike Bates
Principal Consultant at Risktec, TUV Rheinland | United Arab Emirates

Mike Bates is a Principal Consultant at Risktec Solutions based in Dubai, UAE. With over 14 years of experience in management system and risk assessment applications, Mike manages a wide range of large and complex international risk consulting projects. Projects range from strategic risk profiling studies, through risk quantification, to full risk reduction programmes. Mike 

Seet Choh San
Seet Choh San
Deputy Chair at Quality & Safety Standards Committee | Singapore

Seet is an active contributor in the Singapore safety scene.  Besides being the Deputy Chairperson of the Quality and Safety Standards Committee, he is also the Chairperson of the Singapore Standards Technical Committee for Workplace Safety and Health, Deputy Chairperson WSH Council’s Industry Capability Building Committee and a member of the Board of Directors of 

Dr. Peck Thian Guan
Dr. Peck Thian Guan
Co-convener at Working Group on SS ISO 45001 | Singapore

Dr Peck Thian Guan is the Director of the Office of Safety Health and Environment (OSHE) at the National University of Singapore.  He is responsible for development of safety & health policies and he oversees the implementation of the university’s safety & health management system. Dr Peck is also the Chairman of the Working Group 

Sujith Panikkar
Sujith Panikkar
Senior Consultant, Functional Safety and SIS at HIMA | Singapore

Sujith Panikkar has a Master’s Degree in Safety, Health and Environment Technology from National University of Singapore, Bachelors in Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering from the University of Kerala, India and is a Certified Functional Safety Expert from TÜV Rheinland, TÜV SÜD and CFSE Board, USA. He has over 27 years of experience in the field of 

Jumpol Thojun
Jumpol Thojun
Explosion Protection Expert (ATEX, IECEx) at TUV Rheinland | Thailand

Jumpol Thojun finished his Master’s degrees of Business Administration and Engineering in Thammasat University, Thailand, and has been in the field of Electrical Engineering and Explosion Protection Service for 24 years. He is now working as Manager- Electrical Engineering, Explosion protection services at TÜV Rheinland Thailand Ltd. Professional Licenses Associate Electrical Engineer ...

Dr. Issam Mukhtar
Dr. Issam Mukhtar
Safety Senior Expert, Trainer at Schneider Electric | Australia

Graduated from Manchester University in 1977 with a PhD in Electrical Engineering, Dr Mukhtar has been involved with industrial instrumentation & controls design since 1978. For the last 20 years, he has been specifically focused on the installation and implementation of Safety Instrumented Systems in heavy industrial applications including Oil and gas,  power generation , ...

Mr. Nigel Stanley
Mr. Nigel Stanley
CTO- Operational Technology and Industrial Cyber Security CoE at TUV Rheinland and OpenSky | United Kingdom

Nigel is a specialist in cyber security and business risk with nearly 30 years’ experience in the IT industry.  He is a well-recognised thought leader and subject matter expert capable of delivering complex cyber security projects across small, medium and large scale enterprises. He is Chief Technology Officer for the TÜV Rheinland Global OT Cyber 

Manuel Díez
Manuel Díez
Global Business Field Manager, Lifting Equipment and Machinery, Electrical Engineering and Automation at TUV Rheinland | Germany

Manuel Diez re-joined TÜV Rheinland as a part of central Industrial Services at the beginning of September 2014, taking over the role of Global Business Field Manager for Lifting Equipment and Machinery, and also for Electrical Engineering and Automation, including Functional Safety and Cybersecurity and Explosion Protection Services. Before joining TÜV Rheinland for the first 

Prof. Ho Yew Kee
Prof. Ho Yew Kee
Associate Provost (SkillsFuture & Staff Development) at Singapore Institute of Technology | Singapore

Ho Yew Kee is Professor and Associate Provost at Singapore Institute of Technology. He is an accountant by training, having obtained his Bachelor’s (First Class) and Master of Economics from Monash University, Australia. He also holds a Master in Industrial Administration and a PhD from Carnegie Mellon University, USA. Professionally, he is a Fellow CPA 

Ramesh Nadarajah
Ramesh Nadarajah
Vice President of AP Industrial Services at TUV Rheinland | Singapore

Ramesh Nadarajah is the Vice President of the Business Stream Industrial Services in Asia Pacific since 2016. In this role, he is responsible for developing and implementing the regional strategy, strengthening the organizational structure and building up the overall capacity of the Industrial Services business in the Asia Pacific region. Nadarajah joined TÜV Rheinland in 

Charly Lupart
Charly Lupart
Vice President Process Automation Schneider Electric South East Asia at Schneider Electric | Singapore

About me: Mechanical Engineer Masters Degree – Business Management Sales Regional Director – France End User Industry Marketing Director – China Global Launch Marketing Director – China Process Automation Business Development Director, APAC and China – Singapore Vice President South East Asia – Singapore...

Jonas Berge
Jonas Berge
Senior Director, Applied Technology at Emerson | Singapore

Jonas Berge is educated in Sweden and is a Senior Director at Emerson Automation Solutions in Singapore. He is responsible for helping plants and EPCs to adopt new technologies moving the industry forward with digital transformation. He has over thirty years of experience in the field of instrumentation and controls. Mr. Berge is a Subject Matter 

Thia Cheong Meng
Thia Cheong Meng
Principal Risk Consultant at Yokogawa | Singapore

Thia Cheong Meng received his Master of Technology(Knowledge Engineering) from the National University of Singapore (Institute of System Science) and a Bachelor of Science (Chemical Engineering) from the University  of  Singapore. He is a Functional Safety Expert (TUV Rheinland, PH&RA). Cheong Meng is a Principal Risk Consultant with more than 30 years of experience in the petrochemical ...

Peter Sieber
Peter Sieber
Vice President Region China / Vice President Norms & Standards at HIMA | Germany

Peter Sieber is a graduated at Hannover/Germany and is an expert in industrial and safety automation. His 33-year career includes management and sales positions with leading international automation companies. He joined HIMA in 2014 as General Manager Global Sales and became Vice President Norms and Standards and Vice President Region China in 2017. Additionally, he 

Dr. Raymond Wright
Dr. Raymond Wright
Managing Partner / Principal Consultant at FSE Global | Australia

Dr. Wright has over 25 years of professional experience, and is widely recognized for his work in process safety, including the design and implementation of high-availability Control and Safety Systems, and Safety Engineering education activities. His work has encompassed the full range of safety lifecycle consulting activities per IEC 61511 (ANSI/ISA 84.00.01-2004), including PHA ...

Bronwyn Brookman Smith
Bronwyn Brookman Smith
Principal Consultant at FSE Global | Australia

Ms Brookman Smith has over 20 years of professional risk and safety experience including 14 years as a Regulator of onshore and offshore Major Hazard Facilities in Australia. Her work has included Safety Case development, assessment and auditing. This included undertaking PHA assessments, the development of performance standards and subsequent auditing processes for oil and 

David Ong
David Ong
Managing Director / CFSE at Excel Marco | Singapore

David Ong has over 20 years of professional experience and is widely recognized as an active professional in process automation safety industries. He is a CFSE (Certified Functional Safety Expert) and He has obtained his MBA from the University of Louisville in 2002. He is also a member of the advisory board of CFSE Governance 

Anand Makhija
Anand Makhija
Technical Director APAC at PAS Global | Singapore

Anand Makhija is the Technical Director at PAS with over 12 years of experience in the Oil and Gas and Energy industry. Anand is a subject matter expert in areas of operations covering Process safety, Cyber Security and IPL Assurance. Over the years, he has conducted several workshops in Asia Pacific and has been involved 

Soon Boon Chew
Soon Boon Chew
Principal Consultant at Culture Lab | Singapore

Based in Singapore, Boon Chew is a safety consultant with more than 15 years of experience. He specializes in the “people’ aspects of safety such as enhancing decision making, changing behaviours and mindset, and building engagement.  His mission is to assist industry get their “people” component in place when preparing a safety case, changing a 

Christopher Mok
Christopher Mok
Principle Storage Consultant at Rack Safety | Singapore

With more than 30 years of experience, Mr. Christopher Mok is an expert in racking system, and was certified by SEMA (UK) as Rack Safety Inspector in 2013. He is currently working as Principle Storage Consultant in Rack Safety (SEA) Pte Ltd Incorporated.  1985 European Brand Company as Regional Project Engineer Responsible for sales & marketing, design 

Tracy Lau Sheau Teng
Tracy Lau Sheau Teng
Regional Business Development Manager for Safety at Schneider Electric | Singapore

Tracy has 14 years of experience for functional safety business in the Process Industries. She is Certified Functional Safety Expert (CFSE) and TUV Certified Functional Safety Engineer experience with Safety Instrumented Systems, safety applications in the process industries and the Functional Safety Lifecycle. Previous to taking the role of Business Development Manager in the ...

P.V.N. Chandrasekaran
P.V.N. Chandrasekaran
Senior Quality, HS&E Consultant at | Singapore

Chandrasekaran, holder of Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Singapore Nanyang Technological University and 2nd Master’s in Training and Development with Griffith University, Australia. Chandra, has achieved highest qualification in Workplace Safety in Health from Singapore framework. Registered Workplace Safety Officer (WSHO), Environmental Control Officer (ECO), ACTA ...

Suman Ghosh Dastidar
Suman Ghosh Dastidar
Process Safety Engineer at Samsung C&T Corporation | Singapore

Suman has around 11 years of experience in Design HSE, Risk Engineering experience in a wide spectrum of HSE & Human Factor Engineering (HFE) responsibilities, including & not limited to Occupational Safety, Ergonomics, Risk Assessment (e.g. QRA), ALARP, Safety Case regime, several HSEQ roles (incl. HSE Audits), possesses Master degree in Engineering Safety with First Class 

Sharul A Rashid
Sharul A Rashid
Principal Engineer, Instrument and Control (Qualified Custodian, Instrument & Control) at Petronas | Malaysia

Sharul A Rashid is the Principal Engineer, Instrument and Control in East Coast Refinery and Aromatics Plant based in Kertih, Terengganu, Malaysia.  Sharul had passed recent Custodian Assessment and ready for promotion. Sharul has more than 26 years of experience in handling instrumentation and control issues in oil, natural gas, gas liquefaction and petrochemical plant 

Defheriza b Jamil
Defheriza b Jamil
Trade Technical Specialist for Safety Instrumented System at Petronas | Malaysia

Role Profile Description: Operation & Maintenance 1) SIS Troubleshooting :L ead the troubleshooting of common SIS issues and devices by analysing and diagnosing the error messages generated by the system, distinguishing critical and non-critical faults and recommending solutions to ensure optimum SIS performance. 2) SIS Hardware & Software Maintenance : Lead and advise SIS ...