The 21st World Chlor-alkali Conference :: Speakers The 21st World Chlor-alkali Conference :: Speakers


The expert speaker line-up is currently being completed.  Confirmed speakers so far include: 


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Managing Director
VP-North American Sales
Mike Dye joined Olin Chlor Alkali Products in 2013 as Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, and late in 2013 moved into the role of Vice President, Sales and Marketing.  He participated extensively in the acquisition of the Dow Chlorine Products Company carve out called Blue Cube, and in February of 2016 was named to his current role.  In the recent years prior to joining Olin, Mike was a consultant working for Tecnon Orbichem, and was also a principal with the c...more
Business Manager - Orthoxylene, Phthalic Anhydride, Oxo Products, UPR, Caustic soda and Chlorine & derivatives
Tecnon OrbiChem
Angel is Business Manager - Orthoxylene, Phthalic Anhydride, Oxo Products, UPR, Caustic soda and Chlorine & derivatives at Tecnon OrbiChem. Angel started his career in the chemical industry with BP Chemicals and has worked previously as a chemical trader, dealing with aromatics, solvents and methanol, and gaining experience in various companies in trading and shipping of several chemicals. Angel is a graduate of Autonoma University, Madrid, Spain, and holds a B.Sc in Chemistry ...more
Dr. Gilliam founded Chemetry, originally as a research division within Calera Corporation, in 2008. Through Chemetry, Dr. Gilliam seeks to redefine how commodity chemicals are made through taking a new look at an old industry. Dr. Gilliam obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in Materials Science and Engineering. On his work in catalysis and electrochemistry, Dr. Gilliam has 10 peer reviewed publications and has presented his work at multiple international conferences. He is an...more
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Markets Reporter
Ciarán has been an Analyst with ICIS Analytics & Consulting since 2013 and has responsibility for maintaining a range of areas in the ICIS Supply and Demand Database, including chlor-alkali and vinyls products. He holds a BSc in Chemistry and an MSc in the History and Economics of Science and Technology, both from Imperial College London.    
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Executive Director- Commercial
N Krishnamoorthy has a Graduate Degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering and a Post Graduate Degree in Business Administration, securing University ranks in both. N Krishnamoorthy has over 3 decades of experience in the Chlor-Alkali industry and over two decades of experience in the PVC industry. Started career with Kothari (Madras) Limited in their Chlor-Alkali Marketing, which business was later taken over by SPIC. Subsequently moved to Reliance Industries Limited for a...more
Senior Global Chemicals Analyst
Bloomberg Intelligence
Jason Miner is a senior analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, a unique research platform that provides context on industries, companies, and government policy, available on the Bloomberg Professional Service at BI <GO>. Mr. Miner specializes in global chemicals, including basic and diversified (e.g. BASF, Dow Chemical, Formosa), specialty (DuPont, AkzoNobel, Nitto Denko) and agricultural (Monsanto, Yara, Syngenta) chemicals producers. Prior to joining Bloomberg, Mr. Miner was an eq...more
Division Manager - Carbon & Chemicals and Industrial Minerals
Kerry Satterthwaite has 30 years of experience in metals, minerals and plastics consulting. She leads the Carbon and Chemicals and IM divisions of Roskill (which include salt, alumina, iodine and soda ash research and consulting). Previously, from 2001 to 2011, she worked for AMI Consulting in downstream petrochemical and plastics consulting, authoring multi-client titles as well as leading numerous confidential single client studies on the use of polymers, including PVC. She has a B.Sc. H...more
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Managing Director
Rajesh Shethia is a Chartered Accountant by education and an Entrepreneur by passion.After completing education in Commerce from Mumbai he started his chemical business and has been in the Caustic Soda business for more than 20 years. He is the Managing Director of Hiranyavarnaam Chemicals and Alkalis Pte Ltd.  He is based in Singapore and is involved in trading of Chlor Alkali products in and out of Asia, Africa and the Mediterranean. Rajesh is well versed with Global Shipping and Lo...more
The Lantau Group
Mike Thomas is a founding partner of The Lantau Group (TLG) which has become one of the largest boutique economic consultancies based in Asia with a focus on the energy sector.  He previously led the Asia Pacific Energy & Environment practice of a global economic and business consulting firm.  Originally from the US, he has been based in the Asia Pacific region for over twenty years, first in New Zealand and subsequently in Hong Kong.  For nearly three decades he has wor...more
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