Meet the Speakers
- Jos Schiffelers, General Vice President, Health, Safety, Security & Environment, ABU DHABI NATIONAL ENERGY COMPANY «TAQA»
- Abdulla Al-Huwaihi,Director, Security and Safety, BAHRAIN ELECTRICITY AND WATER AUTHORITY
- Andrew Tosh,Regional Security Director, Middle East and Asia Pacific,BAKER HUGHES
- Anthony McGee, Head of Resilience, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI),UK
- David Key, Group Head of Crisis Management and Business Continuity, BG GROUP
- Fatma Hassan Ismail, Security Team Leader, Dubai Petroleum
- Graham Rae,
Vice President - Quality, Health, Safety, Environment & Security,
- James Caverly, Director, Partnership and Outreach Division, Office of Infrastructure Protection, US DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
- Lee Humphrey, Former Regional Security Manager – North Africa,INTERNATIONAL SOS
- Liaqat Amin Satti, Head of Crisis Management & Business Continuity, RasGas
- Masoud Ali,
Manager, Fleet Marine Operation Group,
KUWAIT OIL TANKER COMPANY
- Nigel Carpenter,
Former Deputy Group Head of Security,BP,And Managing Director,GLOBAL SECURITY RISK ASSOCIATES
- Andrew Warnes, Head of Development of Business, MENA, EADS Defence & Security
- Dr Paul Dorey, former Chief Information Security Officer, BP
- Lachlan Simpkins,
Nabors Drilling International Ltd. (NDIL)
- Cyrus Hodes,
and Lecturer in International Security,
INSTITUT D’ETUDES POLITIQUES DE PARIS (SCIENCES PO)
The 3rd Annual Energy for Security Infrastructure Summit will see a plethora of experts take the stage to reveal their key areas for concern and shed light on the strategies they employed to manage and prevent threats to critical assets and infrastructure.
General Vice President, Health, Safety, Security & Environment
ABU DHABI NATIONAL ENERGY COMPANY «TAQA»
Jos Schiffelers is Group Vice President of HSSE. He has worked in various technical and managerial positions at Refinery, Chemical and Oil & Gas assets. He has experience of the European and North American industries with Exxon and BP, and most recently as the HSE Manager for BP Netherlands. He has a diploma of Business administration of the Netherlands Open University, and a Masters degree in Safety, Health & Environment from the Delft University of Technology. He is a Dutch national.
Director, Security and Safety
BAHRAIN ELECTRICITY AND WATER AUTHORITY
Abdulla Saad Al Huwaihi graduated with a BSc. in Electrical Engineering in 1980. After graduating, Abdulla joined the Ministry of Electricity & Water where he has worked ever since. He has held positions as an Operation Engineer, Senior Control Engineer, Risk Control Manager and Manager Operation & Maintenance. Since 2003, Abdulla has been Director of Industrial Security & Safety. He is currently Chairman of the Operation Procedure Committee and he also chairs a number of Investigations Committees.
Regional Security Director, Middle East and Asia Pacific
Andrew Tosh is the Regional Security Director for Baker Hughes Middle East and Asia Pacific Operations, based out of their Regional Headquarters in Dubai. Before joining Baker Hughes in 2006, Andrew spent over 8 years within the Commercial Security Industry and also served a combined total of 14 years within the British Army, United Nations and as a Senior Security Consultant to British Government departments in some of the most difficult and hostile working environments. Andrew has also worked for Schlumberger with extensive experience in the oil and gas sector, Risk Management, Intelligence and Anti-Terrorism measures. He is well travelled and has served throughout the world.
Head of Resilience, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)
Anthony McGee is currently the Head of Resilience at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) based in London. RUSI is the world’s oldest defence and security think tank and its resilience programme looks at all aspects of the UK’s ability to absorb and recover from the shocks and crises which are becoming a more frequent aspect of modern life.
Prior to his role at RUSI, Anthony was the Senior Parliamentary Researcher for the Rt. Hon. Bruce George MP; former Chair of the House of Commons Defence Committee. His research activities through this period were concerned mainly with the private security sector, its growth and its developing role in the State’s security architecture.
In 2005 Anthony was awarded an RSMF scholarship to study at the Resilience Centre, Cranfield University. The project examined corporate security, its growth and its professionalization. Previously, Anthony completed a degree in Politics and International Relations at Hull University. Anthony has also written widely on the developing role of the private sector in the provision of protection, and a range of other security policy issues.
Group Head of Crisis Management and Business Continuity
David Key has been leading change in the way BG Group carries out crisis management and business continuity. A leading player in the global energy market, BG Group is a dynamic, growing business with operations in some 27 countries over five continents. David draws on 15 years' international experience of security and resilience. Prior to this, he served in the British Army. David holds a masters degree in corporate risk.
Fatma Hassan Ismail
Security Team Leader
Fatma Hassan Ismail joined Dubai Petroleum in 1982 as a Library Coordinator, before joining the Computer Department in the Helpdesk Section as a Systems Analyst. She moved across to the Security Department as a Project Manager in 2005 where she was responsible for turning the old manual ID Card system into an intelligent computerized system. In 2006, Fatma took on the role of Security Team Leader in the HSEQ Department, becoming the first lady in the Middle East to hold this position for an oil company. Fatma graduated from the University of Sharjah with an EMBA (Executive Masters Degree) in Business Administration and is currently studying at Loughborough University in the UK as a Postgraduate in Security Management.
Vice President - Quality, Health, Safety, Environment & Security
Graham Rae started his career in 1974 working in various welding, materials engineering and quality systems positions in the North Sea. He joined Occidental Oil & Gas in 1989 where his past assignments include QA Manager, Safety & Certification Manager, Loss Prevention Manager, Worldwide Safety Manager and QHSE Manager working in Europe, Asia, USA, South America and the Middle East. From 2002, he was seconded to Dolphin Energy covering FEED, EPC, start-up and operations phases. Graham graduated in offshore engineering (materials & corrosion) from Robert Gordon University & Northumbria University, and safety management from the British Safety Council.
Director, Partnership and Outreach Division, Office of Infrastructure Protection
US DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
Jim Caverly is the Director of the Partnership and Outreach Division (POD) within the Office of Infrastructure Protection of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). POD develops and sustains viable strategic relationships and information sharing systems and processes with the owners and operators of the nation's critical infrastructures and key resources that support program execution across the spectrum of preparedness, prevention, protection, response, and recovery activities. Additionally, POD provides coordination and management of the NIPP process and its supporting Site Specific Plans (SSPs), as well as the National Annual CI/KR Report, which tracks progress of NIPP and SSP implementation, including performance metrics. Mr. Caverly joined DHS at its inception, having previously worked for the Department of Energy (DOE) and its predecessor agencies for over 25 years. During his tenure at the DOE, Mr. Caverly was involved in a broad range of energy-related issues, including energy emergency planning, critical infrastructure protection, international energy security, domestic energy supply, nuclear safeguards and security, and national security policy and planning. Mr. Caverly is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the Naval War College, and served for three years on the faculty of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces at the National Defense University.
Former Regional Security Manager – North Africa
Lee Humphrey has over 27 years experience as an operator and manager in both military and commercial security operations in hostile environments, including Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Central and South America. He brings sound leadership, diverse experience and flexible problem-solving abilities to each new security challenge. Using his experience to design realistic medical and emergency evacuation plans, and having conducted several evacuations due to medical emergencies, hostile attacks, coup d’états and natural disasters for clients operating in remote and extreme locations, Lee Humphrey is widely recognized as an expert in the field of medical and emergency evacuations from remote and hostile locations.
Liaqat Amin Satti
Head of Crisis Management & Business Continuity
Liaqat Amin Satti has 20 years experience in oil and gas industries in the fields of crisis management and contingency planning. He is an expert in industrial safety, fire training, HSE rules, regulations and procedures, safe-working practices and accident investigations. Liaqat is a qualified corporate crisis management trainer and has experience of running more than 40 courses related to crisis management and contingency planning, backed by ongoing education and professional development in these fields.
Manager, Fleet Marine Operation Group
KUWAIT OIL TANKER COMPANY
Masoud Ali joined the Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) in 1983 and studied in Warsash, Southampton, before moving to South Tyneside Marine College to pursue a career as a Master Mariner. Masoud sailed on board different types of tankers including very large crude carriers, product carriers and also sailed as a Master-in-Command on a very large petroleum gas vessels. He was appointed as Superintendent, Fleet Operation Group, then promoted to General Superintendent, Fleet Operation Group. Masoud now holds the position of Manager, Fleet Marine Operation Group, responsible for daily operation of 3.3 M Deadweight size fleet. He oversees the day to day operation of the fleet including safety of the crew, seaworthiness of the fleet, protection of the marine environment and security of the fleet. In addition to the operational responsibilities, Masoud was assigned for two years to look after and administer crew’s HR, welfare and all related issues. Masoud is a Board Member of the Middle East Navigation Aid Services (MENAS) and Chief Representative for the Society of International Gas Tanker and Terminal Operators Ltd. (SIGTTO). He has represented KOTC on many committees such as HSE, anti-pollution, privatisation and civil defense, before the principle charterer Kuwait Petroleum Corporation.
Former Deputy Group Head of Security
And Managing Director
GLOBAL SECURITY RISK ASSOCIATES
Nigel Carpenter has been involved in the provision of security services for 35 years. After a 23 year first career in the Royal Navy Police and Security Services which culminated in the appointment of Combined Services Provost Marshal at Gibraltar, Nigel elected to retire early to pursue a second career in industry, and was recruited by the Mobil Corporation as their Regional Security Manager, Exploration & Production Sector, for Europe, Africa and the Former Soviet Union. Since that time he has been the Manager, International Security at British Gas Plc, a Senior Corporate Security Representative with Amoco Plc and a Regional Security Adviser within the Group Security Network of BP Plc. In October 2000, Nigel was appointed Deputy Head of Group Security, BP Plc., responsible to the Group Vice President for global strategic planning for the Group Security Network, and operational management of the Eastern Hemisphere security team. He is a Fellow of the Security Institute (FSyI), past Chair of the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (OGP) security committee and long-standing member of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS). In early 2006, Nigel was appointed to a new role at BP as Director of Relationship Management, Global Energy Security & Human Rights. In mid - 2008 Nigel left BP and started his own security risk management consultancy – Global Security Risk Associates Ltd – and together with his network of specialist associates is offering security and corporate social responsibility risk solutions across industry. During his work in the corporate world, Nigel has received a “Diploma in Security Management” from Loughborough University, winning the Control Risks Group Ltd prize for his paper on “Information Brokering”, and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Security Risk Management (ISMA Programme) from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business.
Head of Development of Business, MENA, EADS DCS
Master of Arts International Studies, Bachelor of Science (Honours) Mathematical Physics
Andy Warnes is Head of Development of Business for MENA for EADS DCS, which is the EADS Large System Integrator for domestic / internal security solutions. He is looking at future growth markets and capabilities for the business.
He joined EADS in July 2008 and was until July of 2009 responsible for the Sales and Marketing activities for the Critical National Infrastructure (non-defence) activities in the UK. Before joining EADS, Andy Warnes worked for 4 years at Lucent Technologies (later Alcatel-Lucent) where he was Vice President Sales North West Europe.
With 30 years of military experience Andy Warnes has broad experience of the military requirement for communications in support of operations, especially for security and network management, not least in his roles as Commander of the Joint Force CIS organization during the Gulf War of 2003, Director of Communications and Information Systems for the UK Royal Air Force and as Director of Operations at the UK Defence Communications Services Agency (DCSA).
Andy Warnes is a UK citizen and was born in Norwich 1953. He studied Mathematical Physics at the University of East Anglia, gaining a first class honours degree in the subject in 1974. In 2001 he gained a Master of Arts degree in International Relations at Kings College London. During his working life he spent several years in countries such as the Netherlands, Germany and the Qatar.
Defence & Security
Defence & Communications Systems
Three Sails Building, Corniche Road
14th Floor, PO 93721, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Telephone: +971 2 6578995
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Dr Paul Dorey CISM M.Inst.ISP
Director, CSO Confidential
Chairman, Institute of Information Security Professionals
Former CISO BP PLC
Paul Dorey has over 20 years management experience in information security and established one of the first dedicated operational risk management functions in Europe. At BP he built and managed Information security, BCP, Privacy and Information Management Standards & Services globally across the corporation, including the digital security of process control systems. Prior to BP, he set up and ran global strategy, security and risk management functions at Morgan Grenfell and Barclays Bank. Recently, together with other Chief Security Officers, he established the security consultancy ‘think tank’ CSO Confidential which is focused on researching and developing cost effective security strategies
Nabors Drilling International Ltd. (NDIL)
Lachlan Simpkins has been working as a Security Manager in the Petroleum industry since 2003. He has provided security advice for upstream activities such as exploration, seismic and drilling and downstream operations such as GOSP, refineries, power plants, ports and post-production plants. Within the MEA region, Lachlan has reviewed petroleum activities in all GCC countries, Yemen, North Africa, Pakistan and Iraq. Lachlan's current role at NDIL encompasses threat and risk management for 28 countries, crisis management and implementation of mitigation programmes. He was a commissioned office in the Australian Regular Army; and has 'ANZ 4360 Certificate IV Security & Risk Management' and 'IMO ISPS' qualifications.
and Lecturer in International Security
INSTITUT D’ETUDES POLITIQUES DE PARIS (SCIENCES PO)
With 20 years experience in providing strategic advisory and operational services to private organizations and governments, Cyrus Hodes is the Managing Partner of Tawreed—an Abu Dhabi based consultancy facilitating a symbiotic approach between the private sector and the UAE government. Besides his work in the private sector, he is a lecturer in International Security at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) and a contributor to Jane’s publications (Intelligence Review, Defence Weekly). He is member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) for which he conducted research and published papers. In Abu Dhabi, he is a researcher with the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR). Cyrus was educated at Harvard (MPA), Paris II University (MA Defense & Geostrategy) and Sciences Po, Paris.
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