PANEL DISCUSSION | Future for Green Steel

22 Nov 2023Energy
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PANEL DISCUSSION | Future for Green Steel

PANEL DISCUSSION | Future for Green Steel

22 Nov 2023Energy
About the speakers
  • Izzi Messina
    Izzi Messina
    Vice President, Growth and Development at Wood
    Izzi is the APAC Vice President of Growth & Development at Wood. One of the world’s leading consulting and engineering companies and a global leader in project delivery, engineering, and technical services, providing efficient, integrated solutions across the asset life cycle in energy and the materials markets. A highly self-motivated strategy, commercial and business development professional with over 18 years of experience in growing businesses and influencing change. He is passionate about new energy and decarbonisation, and is dedicated to building strong relationships that enable the development of a cleaner world. Throughout his career, Izzi has gained valuable experience in various sectors, delivering corporate strategy, growing businesses and influencing change, all with a client centric focus on successful project delivery. His expertise in these fields has allowed him to be a crucial factor in the development of various projects including the south east Asian and Pacific regions oil and gas, hydrogen and energy sectors. Izzi’s passion for creating a more sustainable world has driven him to become a prominent figure in the field of clean energy. He has spent countless hours working with industry leaders and policymakers to develop strategies for decarbonisation and new energy.
  • Kenneth Leong
    Kenneth Leong
    Executive Advisor at GHD Advisory
    Kenneth is an Executive Advisor at GHD. He works with clients to develop business cases for large-scale industrial projects. His area of specialty is in economic impact analysis, including estimation of job creation and contribution to State and local economies in the renewable energy, hydrogen and resources sectors. He has a PhD in Economics at the University of Western Australia and has previously lectured at the Western Australian School of Mines. Kenneth was Project Director of the team assisting the Minerals Research Institute of WA in the Western Australia Green Steel Opportunity Report, where GHD developed the Green Steel Value Chain Model and undertook scenario analyses of various pathways for downstream green iron and steel value adding in the State
  • John Paul Olivier
    John Paul Olivier
    Director, Strategy at Fortescue
    John Paul Olivier is Director Innovation and Technology Development at Fortescue, responsible for overseeing the innovation portfolio across the Energy and Metals businesses. Previously, he served as Director Strategy where he developed and implemented Fortescue’s growth strategy with the Board and Executive Team Prior to joining Fortescue, John Paul worked as a management consultant for the Boston Consulting Group where he led consulting engagements for clients in strategy and operations improvement across multiple industries. He commenced his career as a transactional lawyer, working in the UK and Australia. John Paul holds a Masters of Business Administration (Dean's List) from the University of Cambridge, a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) from the University of Western Australia.

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