UPDATE: This event has been changed to an online webinar to ensure the safety of everyone involved.
For decades, the world has anticipated the transformational impact of clean energy technologies. As public and private sectors made long-term investments to support those technologies, some critics became impatient, claiming a clean energy future would “always be a few years away.” Today, the clean energy future has arrived.
To make the transition to a competitive energy system, we need to overcome a number of challenges, such as increasingly scarce resources, growing energy needs and climate change.
On the 31st of March, three European companies from the energy sector; Neste, Schneider Electric and Total Solar, will present their profile and sustainability efforts to other EuroCham members, government representatives, stakeholders, university students and alumni. Professor Subodh Gautam Mhaisalkar from Nanyang Technological University will take part as our moderator for the session.
Join us for this important event to find out how the future of energy will be shaped and discover more about these companies and their present and future initiatives.
4:45 pm Webinar waiting room opens
5:00 pm Welcome Address
- Mr Pui Wah LOH, Director, Career & Attachment Office, Nanyang Technological University
5:10 pm Introductory Remarks
- Mr. Federico DONATO, President EuroCham
5.20 pm Introduction of companies
- Prof. Subodh G. MHAISALKAR, Executive Director, Energy Research Institute at NTU
5:30 pm Presentations
- Neste, Mr Michael CHONG
- Total Solar, Mr Lorenzo MANCINI
- Schneider Electric, Mr Damien DHELLEMMES
6:00 pm Panel Discussion and Q&A
- Moderated by Professor Subodh G. MHAISALKAR
6:30 pm Wrap-up and End of programme
Meet the Moderator
Professor Subodh G. Mhaisalkar
Associate Vice President (Strategy & Partnerships), Nanyang Technological University
Professor, School of Materials Science & Engineering
Executive Director, Energy Research Institute at NTU
Professor Subodh Mhaisalkar is the Associate Vice President (Strategy & Partnerships) and Professor in the School of Materials Science & Engineering at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. Subodh is also the Executive Director of the Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N), a pan-University multidisciplinary research institute for innovative energy solutions. Prior to joining NTU in 2001, Subodh has over 10 years of research and engineering experience in the microelectronics industry where he held senior managerial positions at STATS Singapore, National Semiconductor, and SIMTech. Prof Subodh’s main areas of research comprise perovskite solar cells, light-emitting devices, and printable electronics. Common to all these projects are methods of solution processing of semiconductors, fundamental device physics studies, and device integration.
Meet the Speakers
Mr Michael CHONG
Senior Manager Neste Sustainability Asia
Michael Chong is the Senior Manager leading Neste Sustainability Asia based in the Singapore office. He graduated from University Putra Malaysia, with a Degree in Agribusiness. He has over 11 years of experience in various Sustainability-related roles with major grower Sime Darby Plantation, Agribusiness-giant Cargill refiner/trader, and currently with Neste as the leading producer of renewable products, with sustainable raw material responsible sourcing. Well versed throughout the supply chain from upstream to downstream, he leads the regional team in driving sustainability policy development and implementation, workshops and trainings, supplier/
Mr Damien Dhellemmes
Cluster President, Singapore & Malaysia
Damien Dhellemmes is the Cluster President for Schneider Electric Singapore and Malaysia. In this role, Damien is responsible for the alignment of corporate strategy and business orientation, as well as oversight of all commercial initiatives, operations and implementation. Prior to this role, Damien led the end-to-end Supply Chain organisation for Schneider Electric in East-Asia Japan and Pacific across 18 countries. He first joined Schneider Electric 25 years ago and had since held various positions in the Supply Chain function of manufacturing, logistics, as well as procurement and sourcing. Having lived in Asia for 15 years, Damien has diverse experience in the region; he moved to Singapore in the summer of 2013 after spending four years in Bangalore, India, and five years in Shanghai, China. Damien holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering from ISEN, as well as an MBA from the EDHEC Business School in France.
Mr Lorenzo Mancini
Regional Sales Director
TOTAL SOLAR Distributed Generation, South-East Asia
Lorenzo Mancini is the Regional Sales Director for South-East Asia for TOTAL SOLAR Distributed Generation. TOTAL SOLAR DG is part of the renewables’ arm of French global energy player TOTAL; we design, finance, solar power stations on rooftops, carports and on the ground, and supply competitively-priced solar power, with no investment on customer’s part. Total’s ambition is to become THE responsible energy major, with 20% of the group’s portfolio coming from low carbon businesses in 2035. Together with its affiliates Total is already the #1 investor in Commercial & Industrial solar and a top-5 solar developer overall. Lorenzo has lived in Asia for 15 years, first in Shanghai and then since 2009 in Singapore, working in energy storage and solar/renewables field. Lorenzo holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrotechnical Engineering from the University of Padua and an MBA from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy.
Kindly note that registration is binding and payment is non-refundable.
The organisers reserve the right to change the programme content without giving prior notification or any reasons thereof.
This event is free of charge for students of partnering universities; NUS, NTU, SMU, EDHEC, ESSEC & INSEAD. Please register as “student” below with your university email address, enter the name of your institution instead of “company” and your major instead of “role” to verify your student status. Choose “offline payment” as payment method.