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Paul Bogers

Paul Bogers was recently appointed as the VP for Hydrogen, looking after all aspects of Shell’s growing hydrogen business. In this role Paul will oversee Shell’s work in hydrogen as a fuel for transport and the growing business in industrial hydrogen.

Prior to taking this role, Paul was Shell’s VP for Fuel Technologies, leading a team of 200+ scientists and engineers looking after all fuels development, including actively shaping future fuels and alternatives.

Previous assignments in Shell included a range of commercial, technical and strategy roles in Shell’s aviation business and overseeing differentiated fuels and lubricants product development in the UK and US leading to a world’s first commercial flights on GTL Jet fuel as well as spearheading development of Pennzoil Pureplus – the first Motoroil born from Natural Gas.

Paul holds an MSc in Aerospace Engineering from Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands, and a post-graduate degree in fluid dynamics from the Von Karman Institute in Brussels.

Hon Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP

Hon Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP is South Australian Minister for Energy and Mining.

Minister van Holst Pellekaan was elected to Parliament as the Member for Stuart in 2010. He was promoted to the Shadow Cabinet in 2011 and has held the Energy and Mining portfolios since June 2014.

After his re-election at the 2018 State Election, he was sworn in as Minister for Energy and Mining in the Marshall Liberal Government.

Minister van Holst Pellekaan started his working life as a labourer before playing four seasons in the National Basketball League and at the same time gaining a Bachelor of Economics.  He then spent ten years with BP Australia before entering the small business sector as a shareholder and operator of Outback roadhouses for seven years.  This was followed by three years developing cycle tourism in the Southern Flinders Ranges immediately before entering Parliament.

Minister van Holst Pellekaan’s electorate extends from Kapunda at its southern end, all the way up to the NT border. It heads east to the NSW border. It includes the Mid North agricultural region, all of the Flinders Ranges and the vast north-east pastoral region surrounded by the Northern Territory, Queensland and New South Wales. The regional city of Port Augusta is its main population centre.

Kentaro Hosomi

Kentaro Hosomi is the Executive Vice President of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), President & CEO of Energy Systems. Mr. Hosomi serves as a member of the Mitsubishi Power Ltd. and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S (MVOW) board.

Mr. Hosomi was appointed current position on April, 2019, and he brings around 40 years of experience to MHI, and has a proven track record as a leader.

In 2011, Mr. Hosomi was appointed as a General Manager of Business Development & Strategic Planning Department of Power Systems and responsible for business development, strategic planning, alliances for overall power systems business. There he made achievements such as the acquisition of PW Power Systems (PWPS) and the launch of the Savannah factory in Georgia, USA.

Mr. Hosomi’s expertise in sales, marketing and commercial administration of various types of power plant projects, contributed to branding the company’s global presence in the power plant market. His sales career for power plant began with sales for Middle East Area and has reached nearly 30 years, including a five-year stay in London UK, and he left so many track records in receiving orders and executing projects.

Mr. Hosomi earned his Bachelor’s degree in economics from The University of Tokyo.

Setsuo Iuchi

Name: Setsuo IUCHI
Date of Birth: May 10, 1960
Place of Birth: Hyogo, Japan

– Bachelor of Laws, University of Tokyo(1983)
– Graduate School of Business Columbia University (MBA:Beta Gamma Sigma)(1990)

Business Career:

April 1983: Official, Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Japan (MITI)
June 1998: Director, Middle East and Africa Office, International Trade Policy Bureau, MITI
January 2001: Director General, Planning & Coordination Group, Japan Association for the 2005 World Exposition
July 2003: Director, Recycling Promotion Division, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
July 2006: Director, Policy Planning Division, Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, METI
July 2007: Director of Manufacturing Industries Policy, Manufacturing Industries Bureau, METI
July 2008: Director, Trade Policy Division, Trade Policy Bureau, METI
July 2009: Vice-President, National Institute for Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
July 2010: Deputy Director-General, Economic and Industrial Policy Bureau, METI
July 2011: President of Bangkok Office and Representative for ASEAN and Southwest Asia, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
August 2014: Director-General, Chubu (Central Japan) Bureau, METI
July 2015: Director-General for Regional Economic and Industrial Policy, METI
June 2016: Secretary-General, Intellectual Property Strategy Headquarters, Cabinet Office
January 2018:Senior Advisor, Chiyoda Corporation
April 2018: Senior Vice President, Executive Assistant to President
April 2020: (addition) Executive Director for Hydrogen Business

Language: Japanese (Native) English

Chun Soo Kim



Erwin Penfornis

Erwin Penfornis joined Air Liquide in 2000.
He started in R&D in the field of clean energy developments.
He worked from 2005 to 2010 on the structuring of Air Liquide H2 Energy activities in Europe and the development of early markets.

Between 2010 and 2015, he has been Business Development Director in the Large Industry business, in particular for the supply of hydrogen to Energy and Petrochemical markets (Korea, Middle East).

He returned in the field of Hydrogen Energy since 2015, first in charge of Marketing & Strategy for Air Liquide Group.
Over this period, he has led the creation and development of the Hydrogen Council in 2017, with a few other industry leaders, as well as several structuring consortiums in Europe, California, Korea and Japan.
He then took the responsibility of COO of the Air Liquide H2 Energy World Business Unit.
He is now VP H2 Energy, based in Tokyo, overseeing the development of Air Liquide Hydrogen Energy activities for the Asia-Pacific region.

Glenn Llewellyn

Glenn Llewellyn is Vice President, Zero Emission Aircraft at Airbus. He is responsible for Airbus plans and activities to achieve our ambition to be the first major manufacturer to bring a zero-emission commercial aircraft to market.

Prior to this appointment, Glenn was responsible for the research & technology portfolio focused on reducing Airbus product climate impact. This portfolio included demonstrators such as Vahana and City Airbus e-VTOLs as well as the E-FAN X hybrid-electric demonstrator.

Before that, Glenn was the engineering and then program lead for several systems on the A350XWB, working as part of the overall aircraft design team on the aircraft concept, leading engineering trades, and ultimately leading the contracting and industrialisation of the different systems and equipment.

Nicolas Pocard

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