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Seth Tan (Executive Director of Infrastructure Asia)

Seth Tan

Executive Director of Infrastructure Asia

Seth is the Executive Director of Infrastructure Asia, which is a project facilitation office under the Singapore Government. Set up by Enterprise Singapore and the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the office aims to harness the network and collective capabilities of public sector agencies and private sector firms, and partner stakeholders across the region to meet Asia's infrastructure needs. Prior to this role, Seth has helmed leadership roles in DBS Bank, BNP Paribas, Standard Bank and Babcock & Brown, and was based overseas in China, Australia and Hong Kong.

Over his 23 years involvement in the infrastructure sector, he has worked on various opportunities across various infrastructure sub-segments.

Peter Godfrey (Managing Director of The Energy Institute)

Peter Godfrey

Managing Director of The Energy Institute

Peter is the Managing Director of the UK Energy Institute (EI) here in Singapore. The EI is the UK’s professional body responsible for developing and sharing knowledge, skills and good practice towards achieving a safe, secure and sustainable future for the energy sector as a whole. Peter is well known in the energy industry having spent most of his career working within the international Oil and Gas industry most recently as an independent consultant through his own company Merlenergy Pte Ltd. He has held a number of senior executive posts in companies such as BP, Arrow Energy and Standard Chartered Bank as well as having built up an international reputation as a strategy and business development consultant to many of the world’s leading national and international energy development companies as well as a number of governments and regulatory agencies. Peter is also actively involved in the performing arts as Chairman of the Teng Ensemble, a highly talented and innovative group of Singaporean Chinese classical instrumentalists and as a member of the board and Treasurer of Wild Rice, one of Singapore’s leading theatre companies.

Pieter Eijsberg (GM Refining Technology at Shell Global Solutions International B.V.)

Pieter Eijsberg

GM Refining Technology at Shell Global Solutions International B.V.

Pieter joined Shell in 1983 after obtaining a degree in Chemical Technology from the University of Twente. He started his career at Shell Pernis in The Netherlands as a technologist in chemical solvents, followed by roles as assistant unit manager for solvents and later for epoxy resins.

In 1990 he transferred to Shell’s central office in The Hague and became senior process design engineer PET and moved to the SIPET JV project in Italy. In 1992 he transferred to UK to become production unit manager solvents and epoxy resins at Shell Stanlow.

After an assignment in Human Resources in The Hague, he moved to Shell Moerdijk as operational unit manager lower olefins in 1996. In 2001 he transferred to Shell Amsterdam, into the role of global technology manager ethylene oxide and derivatives.

In 2005 Pieter took up the position of Shell Global Solutions Vice President Chemicals Technology and from early 2006 double hatting as Vice President Downstream Innovation and Technology.

Per August 2006 he transferred to Singapore where he joined the Shell Eastern Petrochemicals Complex project team in the role of deputy venture director and GM Base Chemicals Asia Pacific.

In 2010 he returned to NL to take on the role of GM Downstream Process Technologies. He is currently in the role of GM DS Capital Project Front End Development.

William Hudson (Head of South East Asia at The Carbon Trust)

William Hudson

Head of South East Asia at The Carbon Trust

Will is an experienced sustainability professional with focus areas in sustainability strategy and green finance, and particular expertise in energy efficiency. He leads the Carbon Trust’s work in South East Asia, working with a range of clients to set transformational sustainability strategies and reduce their carbon emissions. This includes supporting regional governments to deliver low carbon policy and regulation, working with financial institutions to help decarbonise portfolios and assess investment impacts, and working with corporate organisations to develop sustainability strategies and the setting of science-based targets.
Will’s main focus for the past year has been the design and delivery of the energy efficiency component of the UK Government’s £15m ASEAN Low Carbon Energy Programme (LCEP). This three-year programme is focused on opening green finance and energy efficiency markets in ASEAN with outcomes including strengthened policy and regulation, an improved business environment, and a robust pipeline of investment-grade projects.