September 5, 2018

Executive Panel Session

The OGFEST 2018 executive panel session convenes leaders from business, academia, government and industry players who are committed to develop leaders who can create more agile organizations which is the fundamental requirement to ensure the future of oil and gas. OGFEST 2018 creates a sociable experience for thoughtful and collaborative conservation that can lead to action.

"Energising Future Engineers , Nurturing Capable Leaders"

Forum Moderator

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Assistant Planning Operator Manager Subsea Drilling Systems TechnipFMC.

Graduated from Royal Military College, Sg Besi and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, majoring in Marketing from University Tun Abdul Razak (Unitar). He has been in the supply chain business of various industries ever since
He was in Emerson Network Power (Singapore) before joining TechnipFMC for the last 6years.

His aspiration is to contribute to the enhancement and maximization of the earth’s natural resources to be shared equally and responsibly all over the world.

Forum Panellist

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Managing Director of Techno Diverge Link Sdn Bhd & Adjunct Professor & Corporate Fellow UTM-MPRC Institute for Oil & Gas

Adjunct Professor Zulkifli Abd Rani has 28 years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry, mainly
20 years with PETRONAS as senior management and 8 years with the public listed and strategic
GLC companies as top management and prestigious public local university as Adjunct Professor
and Corporate Fellow.

Currently he is the Freelance Consultant and Managing Director of Techno Diverge Link Sdn Bhd
(a Consultant firm) and he is also a Corporate Fellow at UTM-MPRC Institute for Oil & Gas,
strategic think-tank in Oil & Gas for the country. 

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Sales & Commercial Leader, Asia Pacific, Baker Hughes, a GE company

Mr. Aravindh Kaniappan is the Sales and Commercial leader for BHGE, Asia Pacific. A Petroleum Engineer by training, he joined Baker Hughes in 1999 and spent the last 19 years in various roles including field engineering,marketing,supply chain,sales and operations management,in various geographies and business segments.



Mr. Timothy W.Franklin

Principal Advisor, Terre Advisor Inceptia MMXV Ltd.

Mr Timothy W.Franklin is a petroleum engineer with 33 years professional experience including Petroleum Engineering Manager, Chief Petroleum Engineer, Principal Advisor, Subsurface Manager, Technical Director. He also is a Project Management Institute and Lean Six Sigma trained.

He is an intensive international expertise in advance, multi-discplinary subsurface studies, facilities EPC, well design and drilling, production enhacement and optimization, mergers and acquisitions, portfolio management and risk analysis.



Mr. Ahmad Bukhari Mohd Yunus

Country Policy, Services Manager, Shell.

Mr.Bukhari is currently the Country Rewards and ER/IR Manager at Shell Malaysia, having over 12 years of solid HR experience mostly spent in the Oil and Gas industry across various HR functions and various sector from Services, Downstream (Manufacturing), Functions and Upstream in various capacities.

 A strong HR professional with experience across the HR spectrum in key HR areas such as generalist, policies (remuneration & benefit), ER/IR, recruitment, HR systems & processes, and strategy.