Theme: "The Future of Fuel Retail in Asia"
This conference will address a number of fundamental issues that are affecting the Asian fuel retail and distribution markets as follows:
International speakers from oil companies, suppliers and organisations will be announced in March 2017. If your company would like to present paper or organise specific workshop around this important event in Kuala Lumpur next June, please contact our representative office in Kuala Lumpur or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Carl Clump has experience of being the CEO of a public listed company on the London Stock Exchange, an AIM listed company, a private equity backed company and two startups, as well as being Group Managing Director for a VC backed entity. He holds a number of Non-executive and advisory roles.
Until July 2014, he was the chairman of the cards and payment division of a European Private Bank. He is currently the chairman of Swift Networks Group Ltd (ASX:SW1). He is a special advisor to Jacanda Capital and Boardroom Capital, boutique advisory companies headquartered in Sydney and Perth respectively.
He is also advising an Asia-Pacific organization on the launch of a specialist payment product, and working with other companies in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and UK.
In 2000, Carl founded Retail Decisions, an international card issuing and fraud prevention company, with many of the world’s leading brands as customers. Its customers include Banks, Payment Service Providers, Retailers and Airlines. He was the Chief Executive from 2000 until 2011. The Company was listed on theLondon Stock Exchange until 2006, when Carl took the company private. He retired as the company’s Group Chairman in March 2013. Prior to Retail Decisions, Carl was the Chief Executive of Card Clear plc. an AIM listed company involved in payments, card issuing, loyalty, currency exchange and fraud prevention. From 1993 to 1998, he served as the Group Managing Director of the Harpur Group, an issuer of specialist payment cards. Based in France, he was the President- Directeur General of TEPAR a consortium of European card issuing companies from 1989 to 1993. He spent some 13 years with Texaco, where he served as European Marketing Coordinator, Manager of the UK’s Marketing and Planning Division, as well as a series of roles in Retail Management, Logistics and Finance and Economics. Carl has an MBA from the Cranfield School of Management, a post-graduate diploma in Management Studies and a University of London Degree in Physics.
He has lived and worked in France, Belgium, UK, USA, Australia, and most recently, Singapore
Presentation Title: "PETRONAS Retail in The Brave New World"
Speaker: Mr Aadrin Azly, Head, Retail Business Division
Aadrin Azly was appointed in 2016 as Head of the Retail Business Division. Aadrin is also Director and Chairman of various Petronas Dagangan Bhd subsidiaries and serves as Chairman on the RBD Leadership Team. Prior to 2016, Aadrin has previosuly worked in the PDB Commercial Business, Corporate Planning and the Petronas Presidents Office.
Presentation Title: "W & M in Practice – A European Perspective"
Paul Turner, Head of NSAI Legal Metrology, National Standards Authority of Ireland – Member State of the European Union
ASEAN & The European Union have much in common when it comes to dealing with different languages, cultures and doing business across borders. This presentation shows how European Union Member States basically work off the same guidelines and how EC directive 2014/32/EU (fuel dispensers) create a level playing field and standard across borders. Irelands weights and measures has achieved much success in recent years through the implementation and organisation of an effective "Fuel Retail Network Inspection" operation with support from the industry.
NSAI Legal Metrology is the statutory body responsible for regulating and supervising weights and measures in Ireland. This is achieved through the setting and implementing of controls on measuring instruments used in trading transactions and monitoring the manufacture and distribution of pre-packaged consumer products sold by quantity.
Legal Metrology is moving through a period of intense change, improving service delivery through LEAN initiatives, outsourcing national verification activity, rationalisation of inspection infrastructure, increased stakeholder engagement and development of inspectorate. NSAI is striving to increase compliance across all sectors, increase inspection and verification activity and facilitate fair competition and consumer protection.
Antoine Dumurgier COO Edenred
Presentation Title: "How to Increase SME Sales Volumes & Loyalty with unique Fuel Card Model"
Antoine Dumurgier is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale Supérieure de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace. He started his career at the NASA Johnson Space Center as a test engineer in 1998, before going on to join the French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA). In 2001, he moved to the strategic consulting firm McKinsey, first as a consultant then as a project manager. In 2005, he became Director of Performance & Excellence Operations for DHL Express France.
He joined Edenred in 2007, where he held a succession of positions within the French subsidiary, including Vice President for Human Services, Public Sector Sales and Marketing Director, and Digital Transition Director. In 2013, he was appointed Executive Vice President, Strategy and Development and in 2016 he became Chief Operating Officer, Expense Management.
Vandana Hari, Founder of VandaInsights
Presentation Title: "Deregulation in Malaysia & Asia"
Vandana Hari has two decades of experience providing essential intelligence on the energy commodities sector, aimed at enabling businesses and policy makers alike to make better-informed decisions. She is the founder and CEO of Vanda Insights, which specialises in the market pricing dimension of the oil industry and analyses major trends in the contet of macroeconomics, geopolitics and demographics.
Having worked in New Delhi, Hong Kong and Singapore, she has spent considerable time studying the oil markets in Asia. Prior to launching Vanda Insights, she led the Asia Editorial operations at S&P Global Platts. Vandan has written a research paper on the acceleration of fuel pricing reforms in Asia in the wake of the 2014 oil price crash, and developed an Asia "Oil Pricing Deregulation Index", which scores the region's developing countries on deregulation and fuel subsidy metrics.