2016 Speakers

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Admiral Dennis C. Blair (Summit Co-Chair; Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA; NBR Board of Directors), pictured above, was among the distinguished slate of senior policymakers, scientists, industry leaders, and academic experts speaking at the 2016 Pacific Energy Summit.

Check our Summit Updates to learn more about our speakers at Singapore.

2016 Speakers:

Summit Co-Chairs

Dennis C. BLAIR
Chairman and CEO, Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA
Member of the Board of Directors, The National Bureau of Asian Research
United States

TAN Eng Chye
Deputy President (Academic Affairs) and Provost, National University of Singapore
Singapore

Summit Moderators

Mely CABALLERO-ANTHONY
Associate Professor, Head of Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Singapore

Clara GILLISPIE
Senior Director, Trade, Economic, and Energy Affairs, The National Bureau of Asian Research
United States

Mikkal E. HERBERG
Research Director, Energy Security Program, The National Bureau of Asian Research
Senior Lecturer, University of California, San Diego
United States

Peter HUGHES
Director, Peter Hughes Energy Advisory Ltd
Partner, global gas partners gmbh
United Kingdom

Edwin KHEW
Chairman, Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore
Managing Director, Anaergia Singapore Pte Ltd
Singapore

Michael MICHALAK
Senior Vice President, Regional Managing Director, US-ASEAN Business Council, Inc.
Singapore

Meredith MILLER
Vice President for Southeast Asia, Albright Stonebridge Group
Senior Advisor, The National Bureau of Asian Research
United States

James SLUTZ
Senior Study Coordinator, National Petroleum Council
United States

 

Additional Confirmed Speakers

Philip ANDREWS-SPEED
Principal Fellow and Head, Energy Studies Institute,
National University of Singapore
Singapore

Jeff APPLETON
Senior Vice President, ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
Singapore

CHEN Weidong
Chairman, DFS Energy Consultant (Beijing) Ltd
People’s Republic of China

Nathan FLAMAN
Head, Global Energy Research, BHP Billiton
Singapore

Aldo FLORES-QUIROGA
Secretary General, International Energy Forum
Saudi Arabia

Arthur HANNA
Senior Managing Director and Head,Global Energy Strategy
Accenture
United Kingdom

Vandana HARI
Editorial Director, S&P Global Platts
Singapore

Munetaka HORIGUCHI
Executive Officer for Asia and Pacific, Japan Bank for International Cooperation
Singapore

Roy KAMPHAUSEN
Senior Vice President for Research and Director of the Washington, D.C., Office
The National Bureau of Asian Research
United States

Tariq KARIM
Distinguished Fellow, Vivekananda International Foundation
Advisor for Regional Integration, South Asian Region, The World Bank
India

James KENDELL
Vice President, Asia Pacific Energy Research Center
Japan

Younkyoo KIM
Professor, Division of International Studies
Director, Center for Energy Governance and Security, Hanyang University
Republic of Korea

Ken KOYAMA
Managing Director, Chief Economist, Strategy Research Unit
Institute of Energy Economics, Japan
Japan

LI Junfeng 
Director General, National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation
President, Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association
People’s Republic of China

Thein LWIN
Member, Commission for the Assessment for Legal Affairs and Special Issues
Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Union Parliament)
Myanmar

Ben MICAH
Minister of Petroleum and Energy, National Parliament
Papua New Guinea

Tony NASH
Chief Economist and Managing Director, Complete Intelligence
Singapore

Pierre NOEL
Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Senior Fellow for Economic and Energy Security
International Institute for Strategic Studies
Singapore

Younwon PARK
Professor, Nuclear and Quantum Engineering Department
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Republic of Korea

John V. RINDLAUB
President, Asia Pacific, Wells Fargo
Member of the Board of Directors, The National Bureau of Asian Research
Hong Kong SAR

Luluk SUMIARSO
Founder and Chairman, Indonesia Institute for Clean Energy and Climate Change
Indonesia

Bambang SUSANTONO
Vice-President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, Asian Development Bank
Philippines

Lian Tok TAN
Partner, K&L Gates
Singapore

David K.Y. TANG
Managing Partner, Asia, K&L Gates
Member of the Board of Directors, The National Bureau of Asian Research
United States

Mark THURBER
Associate Director for Research, Program on Energy and Sustainable Development,
Stanford University
United States

Cecilia TORTAJADA
Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Water Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
National University of Singapore
Singapore

Irshad VAZIRALLI
General Manager, Finance, Chevron Asia Pacific Exploration and Production
Singapore

Tao WANG
Assistant Dean, CBN Research Institute
Non-Resident Scholar, Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy
People’s Republic of China

Fengshi WU 
Associate Professor, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Nanyang Technical University
Singapore

Haksik YOO
Associate Research Fellow, Regional Energy Cooperation Research Division
Korea Energy Economics Institute
Republic of Korea

Satya Widya YUDHA
Member of Commission VII, House of Representatives
Republic of Indonesia

Yongping ZHAI
Senior Advisor, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, Asian Development Bank
Philippines