Speakers

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Assistant Director, Energy Efficiency & Conservation Unit
Norazrin bin Rupadi is the Assistant Director of the Energy Efficiency & Conservation Unit of Suruhanjaya Tenaga. He has 10 years’ experience involvement in Energy Management and Energy Efficiency.
Commodities & Certification Director
Rajiv AG is currently the Commodities & Certification Director with Bureau Veritas Malaysia. Rajiv has over 12 years of experience in the Testing, Inspection, & Certification (TIC) industry across the Southeast Asia region, and has managed profit & loss (P&L) responsibilities in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, & Brunei.
Managing Director
Ir. Ammar Mohd Rashid is the Managing Director of AMR Environmental Sdn. Bhd., an ISO9001 company providing environmental services mainly in obtaining projects approvals specializing in Waste-to-Energy plants, environmental monitoring, site remediation and training serving GLC’s and multinational companies locally and internationally.
President
Ar. Zulkifli Zahari is the President of Malaysia Association of Energy Service Companies (MAESCO) a post he has held for the past 13 years. Mr. Zulkifli is an Architect by  profession. He is also a practicing  Green Building Facilitator and an Electrical Energy Manager registered with  the Malaysian Energy Commission.
General Manager
Dr. Lim Daw Yuen is currently the Marketing Manager of Technical Services Division (TSD), Sime Darby Offshore Engineering. He leads and identifies priority areas of work for the Company in Gas Turbine & Gas Engine Cogeneration, District Cooling, CNG Stations, and BioCNG and other renewable energy business.
Senior Deputy Director (Services) in Engineering Services Division
Ir. Dr. Khairul Azmy Kamaluddin is a Senior Deputy Director (Services) in Engineering Services Division, Ministry of Health.
Chief Business Officer
Aimi Aizreen Nasharuddin is the Chief Business Officer of MDV, overseeing both the Business & PR & Communications Divisions. He also oversees MDV’s overall business growth. He was previously the Vice President of Corporate Client in ING Bank (M) Bhd. Prior to this, he has worked with Ambank, EON Bank, Bank of Nova Scotia and HSBC Bank.
Director of Product & Services
Assoc. Prof. Lim Jeng Shiun is a professionally Certified Energy Manager, Certified Energy Auditor, Accredited Energy Measurement & Verification Professional and a Registered Electrical Energy Manager certified by Energy Commission of Malaysia.
Sales Engineer
Experienced as a Project Engineer in domestic and industrial water treatment plants and custody gas metering for Oil and Gas industry. He is currently working as a Sales Engineer specialising in flow measurement with the leading Ultrasonic Clamp-On brand in rapidly set-up and operating a flow verification and effective monitoring system where reliable and low maintenance are required.
Director
Ir. Au Chong Hun is Director of Primetech Engineers Sdn Bhd and holds an Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Malaya. He is a member in the Technical Committee for Fire Properties of Building Material and serves as a Working Group member for various Malaysian Standards.
General Manager, Environmental Technology Research Centre, SIRIM Industrial Research
Isnazunita Ismail as spent more than 20 years in research, development, innovation and commercialisation work in the areas of Environmental Management and Technology.
Principal (Energy), Group Technical Solutions
Grace Ann Yap Su-Mei is a Principal Engineer with a specialization in Energy with Group Technical Solutions, Petroliam Nasional Bhd (PETRONAS). She has led more than 10 energy optimisation studies including Strategic Energy Optimization and Integration projects in the various PETRONAS refinery, gas and petrochemical facilities.
Sales Development, Commercial Building Services (CBS)
Deputy Director (Energy Efficiency & Conservation), Demand Side Management Unit
Zulkiflee Umar is currently the Deputy Director of Energy Efficiency & Conservation, Department of Industry Operation of Energy Commission Malaysia.
Head of Research Center for Electricity, Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation
Dr. Hariyanto is a Head of Research Center and Development for electricity, renewable energy and energy conservation, Agency for Research and Development of Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of Republic of Indonesia.
Deputy Director General
Dr. Mohd Nor Azman Hassan is currently the Deputy Secretary General (Technology Development) of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. He oversees the policies and development of science, technology and innovation ecosystem to support the socio-economic development of the country.
Advisor, UTM Sustainable Energy Management Program
Prof. Ir. Ts. Dr. Sharifah Rafidah Wan Alwi is a Professor in the School of Chemical and Energy Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. She is an expert Pinch consultant for multiple industries and is among the leading researchers in Pinch Analysis technique development.
Head of Biogas Operation
Ir. Loh Sin Seng is the Head for Biogas Operation in Sime Darby Plantation. He has been leading the development of renewable energy business, specifically biogas initiatives within Sime Darby Plantation. His role includes seeing to the roll-out of in-house biogas projects to meet carbon reduction target.
Business Manager in Energy Management
Efficient professional with over 10 years of experience and a demonstrated knowledge of client relations, campaign management and brand management.
Chief Consultant
Ir Al-Khairi is the Chief Consultant for Faqeh Management which specializing in asset, reliability, maintenance and energy management. Ir Al-Khairi is the advisor for Oil, Gas and Mining Technical Division for Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) and a surveyor with Malaysian Society for Quality in Healthcare.
Senior Manager
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) & Technical Advisor (Thermal Energy)
Prof. Zainuddin Abdul Manan is the founding Dean of UTM Faculty of Chemical and Energy Engineering, founder of UTM Sustainable Energy Management Program and the CEO and founder of the UTM spin-off company OPTIMISE Sdn Bhd.
Technical Advisor
Emeritus Prof. Ir. Dr. Kannan has served as the Chief Project Coordinator for the UNDP-GEF “Malaysian Industrial Energy Efficiency Improvement Project” from March 2005 to December 2007 and National Project Manager for the UNIDO-GEF project on ‘Industrial Energy Efficiency for Malaysian Manufacturing sector’ from December 2011 to April 2017.
CEO
Tham Chee Aun is the founder and CEO of Ditrolic Energy Group with over 12 years of experience in the solar and renewable energy field. As one of the early starters of the industry in South East Asia, he has broad experience in business development, project execution, corporate and project structuring as well as wide exposure in renewable energy finance and contracts.
CEO
Christoph Brunner is the CEO of AEE INTEC in Austria. Before, he was head of department IPE – Industrial Processes and Energy Systems at AEE INTEC. He is the member of the board of the European technology platform for Renewable Heating and Cooling RHC- ETIP.
Director (Energy Analyst)
Ibrahim Ariffin's expertise in power system analysis and prowess in power simulation tools such as PSSE, his previous responsibilities included the formulation of the Annual Transmission Development Plan for Peninsular Malaysia and assessment of the development of cross-border grid connections such as the ASEAN Power Grid.
Director
Dr. Zarina Ab Muis is a senior lecturer and Director of Process Systems Engineering Centre (PROSPECT), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. She specialises in Integrated Energy Planning, Decentralized Electricity Generation, Renewable Energy Planning, Process Modeling and Simulation, Energy Management System and Scheduling (EMSS).
Professor
Professor Dr. Nasrudin is the Founder and Director of the UM Power Energy Dedicated Advanced Centre (UMPEDAC), one of the ten nationally acclaimed Higher Institutions’ Centre of Excellence (HICoE) of the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE).
Principal Director
Ar. Serina Hijjas is one of the creative directors at HIJJAS Architects & Planners and is known for changing the building landscape of architecture through buildings that are responsive, energy conscious + bold. Her formative years exposed her to energy efficiency and sustainable design and have culminated in projects like the Heriot Watt University ‘green campus’.
EnMS Expert
Zaini Abdul Wahab is an energy management consultant with over 22 years of experience in energy efficiency and sustainable energy development industry who specialises in reducing business operational costs for organisations through energy management system implementation.
Director of Product & Services
Assoc. Prof. Lim Jeng Shiun is a professionally Certified Energy Manager, Certified Energy Auditor, Accredited Energy Measurement & Verification Professional and a Registered Electrical Energy Manager certified by Energy Commission of Malaysia.
Professor
Professor Dr. Nasrudin is the Founder and Director of the UM Power Energy Dedicated Advanced Centre (UMPEDAC), one of the ten nationally acclaimed Higher Institutions’ Centre of Excellence (HICoE) of the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE).
Technical Advisor
Emeritus Prof. Ir. Dr. Kannan has served as the Chief Project Coordinator for the UNDP-GEF “Malaysian Industrial Energy Efficiency Improvement Project” from March 2005 to December 2007 and National Project Manager for the UNIDO-GEF project on ‘Industrial Energy Efficiency for Malaysian Manufacturing sector’ from December 2011 to April 2017.
Director
Dr. Zarina Ab Muis is a senior lecturer and Director of Process Systems Engineering Centre (PROSPECT), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. She specialises in Integrated Energy Planning, Decentralized Electricity Generation, Renewable Energy Planning, Process Modeling and Simulation, Energy Management System and Scheduling (EMSS).
CEO
Christoph Brunner is the CEO of AEE INTEC in Austria. Before, he was head of department IPE – Industrial Processes and Energy Systems at AEE INTEC. He is the member of the board of the European technology platform for Renewable Heating and Cooling RHC- ETIP.
Advisor, UTM Sustainable Energy Management Program
Prof. Ir. Ts. Dr. Sharifah Rafidah Wan Alwi is a Professor in the School of Chemical and Energy Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. She is an expert Pinch consultant for multiple industries and is among the leading researchers in Pinch Analysis technique development.
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) & Technical Advisor (Thermal Energy)
Prof. Zainuddin Abdul Manan is the founding Dean of UTM Faculty of Chemical and Energy Engineering, founder of UTM Sustainable Energy Management Program and the CEO and founder of the UTM spin-off company OPTIMISE Sdn Bhd.
Managing Director
Ir. Ammar Mohd Rashid is the Managing Director of AMR Environmental Sdn. Bhd., an ISO9001 company providing environmental services mainly in obtaining projects approvals specializing in Waste-to-Energy plants, environmental monitoring, site remediation and training serving GLC’s and multinational companies locally and internationally.
Senior Manager
Technical Advisor
Emeritus Prof. Ir. Dr. Kannan has served as the Chief Project Coordinator for the UNDP-GEF “Malaysian Industrial Energy Efficiency Improvement Project” from March 2005 to December 2007 and National Project Manager for the UNIDO-GEF project on ‘Industrial Energy Efficiency for Malaysian Manufacturing sector’ from December 2011 to April 2017.
EnMS Expert
Zaini Abdul Wahab is an energy management consultant with over 22 years of experience in energy efficiency and sustainable energy development industry who specialises in reducing business operational costs for organisations through energy management system implementation.
Business Manager in Energy Management
Efficient professional with over 10 years of experience and a demonstrated knowledge of client relations, campaign management and brand management.
Chief Business Officer
Aimi Aizreen Nasharuddin is the Chief Business Officer of MDV, overseeing both the Business & PR & Communications Divisions. He also oversees MDV’s overall business growth. He was previously the Vice President of Corporate Client in ING Bank (M) Bhd. Prior to this, he has worked with Ambank, EON Bank, Bank of Nova Scotia and HSBC Bank.
Senior Deputy Director (Services) in Engineering Services Division
Ir. Dr. Khairul Azmy Kamaluddin is a Senior Deputy Director (Services) in Engineering Services Division, Ministry of Health.
Chief Consultant
Ir Al-Khairi is the Chief Consultant for Faqeh Management which specializing in asset, reliability, maintenance and energy management. Ir Al-Khairi is the advisor for Oil, Gas and Mining Technical Division for Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) and a surveyor with Malaysian Society for Quality in Healthcare.
General Manager
Dr. Lim Daw Yuen is currently the Marketing Manager of Technical Services Division (TSD), Sime Darby Offshore Engineering. He leads and identifies priority areas of work for the Company in Gas Turbine & Gas Engine Cogeneration, District Cooling, CNG Stations, and BioCNG and other renewable energy business.
Head of Biogas Operation
Ir. Loh Sin Seng is the Head for Biogas Operation in Sime Darby Plantation. He has been leading the development of renewable energy business, specifically biogas initiatives within Sime Darby Plantation. His role includes seeing to the roll-out of in-house biogas projects to meet carbon reduction target.
Sales Development, Commercial Building Services (CBS)
CEO
Tham Chee Aun is the founder and CEO of Ditrolic Energy Group with over 12 years of experience in the solar and renewable energy field. As one of the early starters of the industry in South East Asia, he has broad experience in business development, project execution, corporate and project structuring as well as wide exposure in renewable energy finance and contracts.
President
Ar. Zulkifli Zahari is the President of Malaysia Association of Energy Service Companies (MAESCO) a post he has held for the past 13 years. Mr. Zulkifli is an Architect by  profession. He is also a practicing  Green Building Facilitator and an Electrical Energy Manager registered with  the Malaysian Energy Commission.
Commodities & Certification Director
Rajiv AG is currently the Commodities & Certification Director with Bureau Veritas Malaysia. Rajiv has over 12 years of experience in the Testing, Inspection, & Certification (TIC) industry across the Southeast Asia region, and has managed profit & loss (P&L) responsibilities in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, & Brunei.
Director
Ir. Au Chong Hun is Director of Primetech Engineers Sdn Bhd and holds an Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Malaya. He is a member in the Technical Committee for Fire Properties of Building Material and serves as a Working Group member for various Malaysian Standards.
Sales Engineer
Experienced as a Project Engineer in domestic and industrial water treatment plants and custody gas metering for Oil and Gas industry. He is currently working as a Sales Engineer specialising in flow measurement with the leading Ultrasonic Clamp-On brand in rapidly set-up and operating a flow verification and effective monitoring system where reliable and low maintenance are required.
Principal (Energy), Group Technical Solutions
Grace Ann Yap Su-Mei is a Principal Engineer with a specialization in Energy with Group Technical Solutions, Petroliam Nasional Bhd (PETRONAS). She has led more than 10 energy optimisation studies including Strategic Energy Optimization and Integration projects in the various PETRONAS refinery, gas and petrochemical facilities.
Principal Director
Ar. Serina Hijjas is one of the creative directors at HIJJAS Architects & Planners and is known for changing the building landscape of architecture through buildings that are responsive, energy conscious + bold. Her formative years exposed her to energy efficiency and sustainable design and have culminated in projects like the Heriot Watt University ‘green campus’.
Chief Business Officer
Aimi Aizreen Nasharuddin is the Chief Business Officer of MDV, overseeing both the Business & PR & Communications Divisions. He also oversees MDV’s overall business growth. He was previously the Vice President of Corporate Client in ING Bank (M) Bhd. Prior to this, he has worked with Ambank, EON Bank, Bank of Nova Scotia and HSBC Bank.
Director (Energy Analyst)
Ibrahim Ariffin's expertise in power system analysis and prowess in power simulation tools such as PSSE, his previous responsibilities included the formulation of the Annual Transmission Development Plan for Peninsular Malaysia and assessment of the development of cross-border grid connections such as the ASEAN Power Grid.
Head of Research Center for Electricity, Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation
Dr. Hariyanto is a Head of Research Center and Development for electricity, renewable energy and energy conservation, Agency for Research and Development of Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of Republic of Indonesia.
General Manager, Environmental Technology Research Centre, SIRIM Industrial Research
Isnazunita Ismail as spent more than 20 years in research, development, innovation and commercialisation work in the areas of Environmental Management and Technology.
Deputy Director General
Dr. Mohd Nor Azman Hassan is currently the Deputy Secretary General (Technology Development) of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. He oversees the policies and development of science, technology and innovation ecosystem to support the socio-economic development of the country.
Deputy Director (Energy Efficiency & Conservation), Demand Side Management Unit
Zulkiflee Umar is currently the Deputy Director of Energy Efficiency & Conservation, Department of Industry Operation of Energy Commission Malaysia.
Assistant Director, Energy Efficiency & Conservation Unit
Norazrin bin Rupadi is the Assistant Director of the Energy Efficiency & Conservation Unit of Suruhanjaya Tenaga. He has 10 years’ experience involvement in Energy Management and Energy Efficiency.