2020 Speakers

CERAWeek has an unprecedented speaker line-up of industry and government leaders

  • Daniel Yergin

    IHS Markit

    Vice Chairman

    ["Daniel Yergin","IHS Markit","Vice Chairman","Executive Conference"]
  • Ben van Beurden

    Royal Dutch Shell plc

    Chief Executive Officer

    ["Ben van Beurden","Royal Dutch Shell plc","Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • Bob Dudley

    BP plc

    Group Chief Executive

    ["Bob Dudley","BP plc","Group Chief Executive","Executive Conference"]
  • Patrick Pouyanné

    TOTAL S.A.

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

    ["Patrick Pouyanné","TOTAL S.A.","Chairman & Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • H.E. Eng. Tarek El Molla

    Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum & Mineral Resources

    Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources

    ["H.E. Eng. Tarek El Molla","Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum & Mineral Resources","Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources","Executive Conference"]
  • Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi

    Qatar Petroleum

    Minister of State for Energy Affairs, President & CEO

    ["Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi","Qatar Petroleum","Minister of State for Energy Affairs, President & CEO","Executive Conference"]
  • Ryan Lance


    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

    ["Ryan Lance","ConocoPhillips","Chairman & Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • Hon. Lisa Murkowski

    U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee


    ["Hon. Lisa Murkowski","U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee","Chairman","Executive Conference"]
  • Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee


    President & Group Chief Executive Officer

    ["Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee","PETRONAS","President & Group Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo

    Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

    Secretary General

    ["HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo","Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)","Secretary General","Executive Conference"]
  • Vicki Hollub

    Occidental Petroleum

    President & Chief Executive Officer

    ["Vicki Hollub","Occidental Petroleum","President & Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • Andrew Wheeler

    US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)


    ["Andrew Wheeler","US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)","Administrator","Executive Conference"]
  • Neil Chatterjee

    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)


    ["Neil Chatterjee","Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)","Chairman","Executive Conference"]
  • Al Monaco

    Enbridge Inc.

    President & Chief Executive Officer

    ["Al Monaco","Enbridge Inc.","President & Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • Josu Jon Imaz

    Repsol S.A.

    Chief Executive Officer

    ["Josu Jon Imaz","Repsol S.A.","Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • Roberto Castello Branco


    Chief Executive Officer

    ["Roberto Castello Branco","Petrobras","Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • David M. Rubenstein

    The Carlyle Group

    Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman

    ["David M. Rubenstein","The Carlyle Group","Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman","Executive Conference"]
  • Christopher Crane


    President & Chief Executive Officer

    ["Christopher Crane","Exelon","President & Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • Jim Fitterling

    The Dow Chemical Company

    Chief Executive Officer

    ["Jim Fitterling","The Dow Chemical Company","Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • Jack Fusco

    Cheniere Energy

    President & Chief Executive Officer

    ["Jack Fusco","Cheniere Energy","President & Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • Daniel González


    Chief Executive Officer

    ["Daniel González","YPF","Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • Bob Patel

    LyondellBasell Industries

    Chief Executive Officer

    ["Bob Patel","LyondellBasell Industries","Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • Charif Souki


    Chairman of the Board

    ["Charif Souki","Tellurian","Chairman of the Board","Executive Conference"]
  • Lynn J. Good

    Duke Energy

    Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer

    ["Lynn J. Good","Duke Energy","Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • Scott D. Sheffield

    Pioneer Natural Resources Company

    Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

    ["Scott D. Sheffield","Pioneer Natural Resources Company","Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • Pedro Pizarro

    Edison International

    President & CEO

    ["Pedro Pizarro","Edison International","President & CEO","Executive Conference"]
  • Øyvind Eriksen

    Aker ASA

    President & Chief Executive Officer

    ["Øyvind Eriksen","Aker ASA","President & Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • Dr. Fatih Birol

    International Energy Agency (IEA)

    Executive Director

    ["Dr. Fatih Birol","International Energy Agency (IEA)","Executive Director","Executive Conference"]
  • Vagit Alekperov


    President of PJSC

    ["Vagit Alekperov","LUKOIL","President of PJSC","Executive Conference"]
  • Nick Akins


    Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer

    ["Nick Akins","AEP","Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • Tadashi Maeda

    Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)


    ["Tadashi Maeda","Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)","Governor","Executive Conference"]
  • Michael Smith

    Freeport LNG

    Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Founder

    ["Michael Smith","Freeport LNG","Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Founder","Executive Conference"]
  • Lorenzo Simonelli

    Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE)

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

    ["Lorenzo Simonelli","Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE)","Chairman & Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • Ernie Thrasher

    Xcoal Energy & Resources

    CEO & Chief Marketing Officer

    ["Ernie Thrasher","Xcoal Energy & Resources","CEO & Chief Marketing Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • Sean Strawbridge

    Port Corpus Christi

    Chief Executive Officer

    ["Sean Strawbridge","Port Corpus Christi","Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • Mark Bynoe

    Co-Operative Republic of Guyana, Ministry of the Presidency, Department of Energy


    ["Mark Bynoe","Co-Operative Republic of Guyana, Ministry of the Presidency, Department of Energy","Director","Executive Conference"]
  • Ralph Izzo

    Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PSEG)

    Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer

    ["Ralph Izzo","Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PSEG)","Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • Lord Browne

    L1 Energy

    Executive Chairman

    ["Lord Browne","L1 Energy","Executive Chairman","Executive Conference"]
  • Leonhard Birnbaum

    E.ON SE

    Chief Operating Officer – Integration and Member of the Board of Management

    ["Leonhard Birnbaum","E.ON SE","Chief Operating Officer – Integration and Member of the Board of Management","Executive Conference"]
  • Dr. Ernest Moniz

    Energy Futures Initiative

    President & Chief Executive Officer

    ["Dr. Ernest Moniz","Energy Futures Initiative","President & Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • Mohamed Al Hammadi

    Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation

    Chief Executive Officer

    ["Mohamed Al Hammadi","Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation","Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • Bernard Pinatel

    TOTAL S.A.

    President, Refining & Chemicals

    ["Bernard Pinatel","TOTAL S.A.","President, Refining & Chemicals","Executive Conference"]
  • Clay G. Nesler

    Johnson Controls, Building Technologies and Solutions Business

    Vice President, Global Sustainability & Industry Initiatives

    ["Clay G. Nesler","Johnson Controls, Building Technologies and Solutions Business","Vice President, Global Sustainability & Industry Initiatives","Executive Conference"]
  • Nawaf S. Al-Sabah

    Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC)

    Chief Executive Officer

    ["Nawaf S. Al-Sabah","Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC)","Chief Executive Officer","Executive Conference"]
  • Enrico Viale

    Enel SpA

    Head of North America

    ["Enrico Viale","Enel SpA","Head of North America","Executive Conference"]
  • Raj Kapoor

    Lyft, Inc.

    Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Autonomous Unit

    ["Raj Kapoor","Lyft, Inc.","Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Autonomous Unit","Executive Conference"]
  • Walter Isaacson

    Tulane University

    Professor of History

    ["Walter Isaacson","Tulane University","Professor of History","Executive Conference"]
  • Paul M. Dabbar

    United States Department of Energy (DOE)

    Under Secretary for Science

    ["Paul M. Dabbar","United States Department of Energy (DOE)","Under Secretary for Science","Executive Conference"]
  • Dr. Vaclav Smil

    University of Manitoba

    Distinguished Professor Emeritus

    ["Dr. Vaclav Smil","University of Manitoba","Distinguished Professor Emeritus","Executive Conference"]
  • Daniel B. Poneman

    Centrus Energy Corp.

    President & Chief Executive Officer and Former US Deputy Secretary of Energy

    ["Daniel B. Poneman","Centrus Energy Corp.","President & Chief Executive Officer and Former US Deputy Secretary of Energy","Executive Conference"]
  • Nicholas N. Eberstadt

    American Enterprise Institute

    Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy

    ["Nicholas N. Eberstadt","American Enterprise Institute","Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy","Executive Conference"]
  • Audun Abelsnes

    Techstars Energy

    Managing Director

    ["Audun Abelsnes","Techstars Energy","Managing Director","Innovation Agora"]
  • Michael Ableson

    General Motors Corporation

    Vice President of Global Strategy

    ["Michael Ableson","General Motors Corporation","Vice President of Global Strategy","Innovation Agora"]
  • Enass Abo-Hamed

    H2GO Power

    CEO & Co-Founder

    ["Enass Abo-Hamed","H2GO Power","CEO & Co-Founder","Innovation Agora"]
  • Everett Anderson

    Nel Hydrogen

    Vice President, Advanced Product Development

    ["Everett Anderson","Nel Hydrogen","Vice President, Advanced Product Development","Innovation Agora"]
  • Rana Basu


    Chief Operating Officer

    ["Rana Basu","Ondiflo","Chief Operating Officer","Innovation Agora"]
  • Asher Bennett

    Tevva Motors

    Founder & CEO

    ["Asher Bennett","Tevva Motors","Founder & CEO","Innovation Agora"]
  • Bill Elrick

    CA Fuel Cell Partnership (CaFCP)

    Executive Director

    ["Bill Elrick","CA Fuel Cell Partnership (CaFCP)","Executive Director","Innovation Agora"]
  • Nathanaël Esposito

    E.ON Climate & Renewables North America

    President Solar PV & Storage, NA

    ["Nathanaël Esposito","E.ON Climate & Renewables North America","President Solar PV & Storage, NA","Innovation Agora"]
  • Jennifer Holmgren


    Chief Executive Officer

    ["Jennifer Holmgren","LanzaTech","Chief Executive Officer","Innovation Agora"]
  • Guido Jouret


    Chief Digital Officer

    ["Guido Jouret","ABB","Chief Digital Officer","Innovation Agora"]
  • Vik Kachoria

    Spike Aerospace, Inc.

    President & Chief Executive Officer

    ["Vik Kachoria","Spike Aerospace, Inc.","President & Chief Executive Officer","Innovation Agora"]
  • Roger Kranenburg

    Eversource Energy

    Vice President, Energy Strategy and Policy

    ["Roger Kranenburg","Eversource Energy","Vice President, Energy Strategy and Policy","Innovation Agora"]
  • General Steven L. Kwast

    U.S. Air Force

    Commander, Air Education and Training Command

    ["General Steven L. Kwast","U.S. Air Force","Commander, Air Education and Training Command","Innovation Agora"]
  • Arun Majumdar

    Stanford University

    Co-Director of Precourt Institute for Energy, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Photon Science

    ["Arun Majumdar","Stanford University","Co-Director of Precourt Institute for Energy, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Photon Science","Innovation Agora"]
  • Sebastien Mannai

    Acoustic Wells

    Founder & Chief Executive Officer

    ["Sebastien Mannai","Acoustic Wells","Founder & Chief Executive Officer","Innovation Agora"]
  • Thomas McDonald

    Mosaic Materials

    Chief Executive Officer

    ["Thomas McDonald","Mosaic Materials","Chief Executive Officer","Innovation Agora"]
  • Aric Ohana

    Envoy Technologies


    ["Aric Ohana","Envoy Technologies","Co-Founder","Innovation Agora"]
  • Jordan Ramer

    EV Connect

    Founder & CEO

    ["Jordan Ramer","EV Connect","Founder & CEO","Innovation Agora"]
  • Dr. Emily Reichert

    Greentown Labs

    Chief Executive Officer

    ["Dr. Emily Reichert","Greentown Labs","Chief Executive Officer","Innovation Agora"]
  • Brian Savoy

    Duke Energy

    Senior Vice President, Business Transformation & Technology

    ["Brian Savoy","Duke Energy","Senior Vice President, Business Transformation & Technology","Innovation Agora"]
  • Ramya Swaminathan

    Malta Inc.

    Chief Executive Officer

    ["Ramya Swaminathan","Malta Inc.","Chief Executive Officer","Innovation Agora"]
  • Nick Tillmann


    Co-Founder, President & CEO

    ["Nick Tillmann","inRobotics","Co-Founder, President & CEO","Innovation Agora"]
  • Hugh Winkler

    Factor Technology

    Founder & Chief Executive Officer

    ["Hugh Winkler","Factor Technology","Founder & Chief Executive Officer","Innovation Agora"]
  • Peter Zornio


    Chief Technology Officer

    ["Peter Zornio","Emerson","Chief Technology Officer","Innovation Agora"]
  • James Rosenfield

    IHS Markit

    Senior Vice President IHS Markit, CERAWeek Co-Chairman

    ["James Rosenfield","IHS Markit","Senior Vice President IHS Markit, CERAWeek Co-Chairman","Executive Conference"]
  • Carlos Pascual

    IHS Markit

    Senior Vice President

    ["Carlos Pascual","IHS Markit","Senior Vice President","Executive Conference"]
  • Atul Arya

    IHS Markit

    Senior Vice President and Chief Energy Strategist

    ["Atul Arya","IHS Markit","Senior Vice President and Chief Energy Strategist","Executive Conference"]
  • Mark Brownstein

    Environmental Defense Fund

    Senior Vice President, Energy

    ["Mark Brownstein","Environmental Defense Fund","Senior Vice President, Energy","Executive Conference"]
  • Arcandra Tahar

    Republic of Indonesia

    Vice Minister of Energy & Mineral Resources

    ["Arcandra Tahar","Republic of Indonesia","Vice Minister of Energy & Mineral Resources","Executive Conference"]
  • Kunio Nohata

    Tokyo Gas

    Member of the Board and Senior Executive Officer

    ["Kunio Nohata","Tokyo Gas","Member of the Board and Senior Executive Officer","Plenary"]
  • Décio Oddone

    Brazilian National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP)


    ["Décio Oddone","Brazilian National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP)","Director-General","Plenary"]