Met coal: Rising above the crisis

The seaborne metallurgical coal market has seen significant volatility entering into Q2, with prices falling sharply from historical record highs in Q1 before moving back up quickly. Additionally, all eyes continue to be on global geopolitical developments and the impact on energy markets, which may influence the met coal market direction.

With demand-rationing in a high-price environment, global end-users reselling cargos in the spot market, and market participants closely watching China’s control over the Covid outbreak for clues into Chinese demand for seaborne materials, the million-dollar question remains: Will the supply tightness ease in the near term?

Coupled with the acceleration of steel industry’s green transition, new met coal miners, and wider price differentials for low-grade iron ore, what will the supply and demand picture look like?

Be part of the discussion and find out what's in store for met coal and coke in 2022 at S&P Global Commodity Insights Singapore Coking Coal Conference on May 19-20 in Singapore. As part of Singapore International Ferrous Week 2022, the event will set the bar as Asia’s must-attend gathering and the leading discussion point for the metallurgical coal and coke markets specialists.

Topic highlights:
- Discussion on how sustainable China’s imports policy is
- A new generation arises: insights from leading emerging met coal miners
- Macro outlook, supply and demand, and trade flow discussions
- Atlantic trends and global perspectives from leading market players
- Carbon emissions risk: How serious is it? How soon does it need to be addressed? Can it be managed?
- Latest updates on technologies vying to displace met coal
- Price risk management – strategies you need to know for current market conditions

Watch this space for speaker and program updates!



Conference Day 1: Met coal markets in flux - Thursday, May 19, 2022
    Session 1: Macro trends

    • 9:00 AM Chairperson’s opening remarks
      Tom Stonier, Senior Commercial Director – Oceania, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    • 9:05 AM OPENING KEYNOTE: Charting the course: The future of steelmaking coal in a new era
      Real Foley, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Logistics, Teck Resources
    • 9:25 AM Latest developments in global markets and the impact on steel
      Serafino Capoferri, Commodity Strategist, Macquarie Group
    • 9:55 AM Fireside chat: What’s trending in the Asian met coal market?
      Mark Bolton, General Manager – Marketing & Logistics, Jellinbah
      Moderator: Jarek Mlodziejewski, Specialist – Metals & Mining, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    • 10:25 AM Networking coffee break
    Session 2: Policies & trade flows

    • 10:55 AM Spot market overview and recent trends
      Jeffery Lu, Managing Editor, Metallurgical Coal, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    • 11:25 AM India’s role in global met coal and coke markets
      Dipak Agarwalla,Director, Saurashtra Fuels
    • 11:50 AM PANEL: Key trends in Chinese import market
      Fei Zhong, Vice President, E-Commodities Holdings
      Tao Huang, Director, Exen Resources
      Cian Cafferky, Chartering and Coal Trading/Marketing, Xcoal
      Moderator: Jeffery Lu, Managing Editor, Metallurgical Coal, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    • 12:30 PM Networking lunch break
    Session 3: Supply chain deep dive

    • 1:30 PM PANEL: Future coking coal challenges – market dynamics, utilization, ownership and hydrogen
      Matthew Latimore, President & Founder, M Resources
      Amita Khurana, Chief-Procurement (Bulk Commodities), Tata Steel
      Minh Hoang, Director, Corporate Ratings, S&P Global Ratings
      Moderator: Keith Tan, Associate Pricing Director of Metals – APAC, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    • 2:15 PM PANEL: Strategies for effective price risk management
      Stephanie Idulca, Coal Derivatives Broker, SSY Futures
      Myles Perrin, VP Trading & Marketing, Square Resources
      Mat Wilson, Co-Head of Coal Trading, Asia, Trafigura
      Moderator: Cheong Jin Yu, Director of Commodities, SGX
    • 3:00 PM Networking coffee break
    Session 4: Carbon reduction pathways

    • 3.30 PM Evaluating GHG impact of met coal mining
      Peter Zaman, Partner, HFW
    • 4.00 PM Impact of pathways to reduce steelmaking carbon footprint
      Joachim von Schéele, Global Director Commercialization, Linde
    • 4.30 PM Carbon offset deep dive: credit types, market structure and trading venues
      Tom Enger, Head of Product, Climate Impact X
    • 5:00 PM Chairperson’s closing remarks & end of day one
      Tom Stonier, Senior Commercial Director – Oceania, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    • 5:05 PM Free flow conversations
    Conference Day 2: Global perspectives - Friday, May 20, 2022
      Session 5: Met coke trends

      • 9.00 AM Chairperson’s opening remarks
        Tom Stonier, Senior Commercial Director – Oceania, S&P Global Commodity Insights
      • 9.05 AM Developments in China’s met coke industry
        Lawrence Yan, General Manager & Head of International Business, Risun Coal Chemicals Group
      • 9.35 AM Met coke industry overview and outlook
        Jiang Tian Kuo, Associate Editor, Steel Raw Materials, S&P Global Commodity Insights
      Session 6: The future in focus

      • 10.05 AM Future developments of the ASEAN steel industry and the impact on raw materials
        Yeoh Wee Jin, Secretary General, SEAISI
      • 10:35 AM Networking coffee break
      • 11:05 AM East Asia’s role in the trajectory of the global steel supply chain
        Mike Kazuo Fujisawa, Principal, International Business Development, JFE Steel Corporation
      • 11:35 AM Advancing the mining value chain through diversity, equity and inclusion
        Cynthia Lim, Head of Partnerships, WIMAR (Women In Mining And Resources) & Group Economist and Manager Market Analysis, South 32
      • 12:05 PM Chairperson’s closing remarks & end of Conference
        Tom Stonier, Senior Commercial Director – Oceania, S&P Global Commodity Insights

      Singapore Coking Coal Conference 2021 Key Numbers




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      Tom Enger
      Head of Product, Climate Impact X

      Tom Enger is Head of Product for Climate Impact X, a global exchange based in Singapore for high quality voluntary carbon credits. Tom previously developed derivatives strategy for Singapore Exchange (SGX) and data strategy for the Baltic Exchange. Prior to this, he designed price benchmarks, platforms and analytics for commodity index specialist S&P Global Platts. Tom holds a Masters degree from Oxford University and an MBA from the National University of Singapore (NUS).

      Fei Zhong
      Vice President, E-Commodities Holdings

      Ms Fei Zhong is based in Brisbane Australia. Fei is the Vice President of E-Commodities Holdings Limited and the General Manager of E-Commodities Australia Pty Ltd. She is currently responsible for the Group's metallurgical coal procurement management.

      Ms Fei Zhong graduated from Griffith University in 2000, with a bachelor degree in Asian and International Studies. Before Fei joined E-Commodities in 2010, she worked as a business consultant for Curragh Coal Sales from 2000-2003.

      In 2021 E-Commodities achieved a total trading volume of 20 million tonnes of metallurgical coal, with 15 million tonnes sourced from the seaborne market, and 5 million tonnes from Mongolia and Chinese domestic market.

      Tao Huang.jpg Tao Huang
      Director, Exen Resources

      Tao starts his commodity career at BHP in 2007, where he got exposure to various commodities – including Nickel, Manganese, Iron Ore and Coal. Moving on from BHP, Tao joined Noble Group in 2011 and helped set up Noble’s Coking Coal desk at China from scratch and took it to become one of the biggest coking coal trading house in China market.

      Never tired of seeking fresh challenges, Tao and his buddies established EXEN Resources in 2014 to create a dedicated Coking Coal focused International Trading Company. Today, after 6 years, EXEN is one of the largest International traders of coking coal with an annual coking coal handling appx 11 Million MT.

      Tao holds Bachelor of Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Full scholarship, Nanyang Technological University Singapore), and Master of Commerce (University of Sydney).

      Neil Bristow_resized.jpg Peter Zaman
      Partner, HFW

      With over 20 years' experience as a transactional lawyer in the UK, EU and Asia, Peter has developed a multi-faceted practice spanning commodities, derivatives, structured products and climate finance. His rare combination of commodities and climate finance expertise enables him to provide a holistic view and skillset that is crucial to support businesses in the energy transition pathway.

      As a partner at two very different international law firms before joining HFW, Peter genuinely understands his clients' perspectives on both the 'buy side' and the 'sell side'. He firmly applies the mantras “variety is the spice of life” and “there is no such thing as bad experience” to embrace work opportunities and to collaborate with clients to solve their problems and achieve their commercial objectives.

      Peter is a global market leader in his field. He has been active in climate finance and environmental products markets since 2004. He has experienced all of the 'ups and downs' of carbon markets in the EU ETS, under the Kyoto Protocol, in the pilot markets in China, the voluntary markets, UERs, RECs, ROCs and now the Article 6 markets under the Paris Agreement. Most recently, Peter was invited to join the IIF Task force on scaling voluntary carbon markets initiated by Mark Carney in his capacity as UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance Advisor to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson for COP26.

      Peter advises on all aspects of over-the-counter, exchange-traded and structured energy derivatives and commodities, including netting, collateral management and regulatory issues. His commodity product suite includes LNG and natural gas, base metals, precious metals and power.

      He also advises lenders, borrowers, issuers and arrangers in the context of the derivative aspects of project finance, asset finance and capital markets products.

      Peter is an active member of a number of industry groups including at ISDA, IETA and EFET.

      Headshot Silhouette - Man_150x150.jpg Mark Bolton
      General Manager – Marketing & Logistics, Jellinbah

      Mark Bolton is the General Manager-Marketing and Logistics at the Jellinbah Group and has twenty-seven years of bulk commodity marketing and supply chain experience.

      Building on his formative years in industrial minerals, mineral concentrates and refined base metals, Mark has focused the past fifteen years of his career in senior marketing roles in the Queensland metallurgical and thermal coal industries.

      Passionate about marketing value maximisation through optimisation of the coal chain, Mark brings a wealth of current operational and marketing insight from the perspective of a 15 Mtpa private and independent metallurgical coal producer.

      Jellinbah Group, currently the World’s 5th largest seaborne coal supplier, operates across multiple coal export chains in Queensland’s Bowen Basin and sells directly to end users in the global metallurgical coke, steel and energy markets.

      Headshot Silhouette - Man_150x150.jpg Mike Kazuo Fujisawa
      Principal, International Business Development, JFE Steel Corporation

      Kazuo Mike Fujisawa joined NKK Corporation in 1982 and has held management positions in sales, engineering and in an assistant role to CEOs. After NKK merged with Kawasaki Steel to create JFE Steel in 2003, he has held positions in the Corporate Planning Department and Overseas Business Planning Dept. He was on the committees and the Board of Directors of California Steel Industries from 2003 to 2016. He is the member of worldsteel’s Communication Committee and Economic Committee. He has spoken at a number of steel conferences around the world. He graduated from Seattle University, USA and from Sophia University, Japan.

      Joachim von Schéele
      Global Director Commercialization, Linde

      Joachim von Schéele received his MSc in Process Metallurgy and PhD in Production Engineering from Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden in 1987 and 1992, respectively.

      With a mix of steel research and consultancy background, he joined the industrial gases industry in 1996. Since then, he has served in many different technical and commercial management roles at AGA, BOC, and Linde, and been actively doing business in more than 40 countries around the world. After a decade in Asia, first in India as VP for South Asia and then in China heading Application Development & Sales for Asia-Pacific, he is since 2020 based in Munich, Germany, pursuing his current role at Linde Technology.

      Focusing on decarbonisation including use of hydrogen, Joachim von Schéele is very much engaged in driving the sustainability agenda supporting Linde’s customers in steel and other hard-to-abate industries to achieve measurable progress and success.

      Joachim von Schéele is a well-known speaker and has published more than 200 papers, mainly on energy and emission conservation, recycling, and production. He has served as a member of more than 30 boards of companies, associations, and research and education organizations. He is included in Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in Engineering, and Who’s Who in Asia, and he holds seven patents related to combustion and recycling. Joachim von Schéele is the author of the chapter on China in the recently launched book ‘Touching Hydrogen Future – Tour Around the Globe’.

      Headshot Silhouette - Man_150x150.jpg Matthew Latimore
      President & Founder, M Resources

      Matt Latimore is the Founder and President of M Resources Pty Ltd, a company he established in 2011 for marketing, investment and trading of steelmaking raw materials, with a focus on metallurgical coal. M Resources has shipped over 400 cargoes of metallurgical coal as principle to global steel mills and currently has the exclusive marketing rights for Stanmore Resources (SMR) and Bowen Coking Coal (BCC) in Australia and Allegiance (AHQ) New Elk mine in the US. Through MetRes, a company 50 % owned by M Resources, Matt also recently purchased the Millennium and Mavis Downs coal mines from Peabody.

      Matt is a Non-Executive Director of Bowen Coking Coal.

      Prior to founding M Resources, Matt was GM Sales and Marketing for Wesfarmers Curragh coal for 10 years, responsible for global sales to steel makers and power utilities, rail and port and finance functions. Matt was a Director of Curragh Coal Sales. Prior to that, Matt held various positions with Mitsui & Co Coal Department.

      Matt holds a Master of Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management, a degree in International Business from Griffith University, Diploma of Export Management from the Australian Institute of Export, an Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management from the University of Western Australia, is a Graduate of the Australian Directors Course (GAICD) and the Columbia University Senior Executive Program in New York.

      Cheong Jin Yu.jpg Serafino Capoferri
      Commodity Strategist, Macquarie Group

      Serafino joined Macquarie in July 2017 to cover dry bulk commodities research.

      Prior to joining Macquarie, he headed up the iron ore market research for CRU Group, a leading mining consultancy, which he joined in 2012. Serafino has worked in commodity research for over 5 years, advising companies, governments and financial institutions on all aspects of the iron ore, coal and steel industries.

      Serafino has a First class degree in Business Economics from the Nottingham Business School and an Msc in Economics and Finance with Distinction from Durham University (UK).

      Headshot Silhouette - Man_150x150.jpg Lawrence Yan
      General Manager & Head of International Business, Risun Coal Chemicals Group

      Lawrence Yan is the General Manager of Risun Global Limited, and Chief Representative of Risun Indonesia Jakarta Office. His responsibilities include group international supplying and trading and now he lead the marketing team in Indonesia.

      He joined Risun Group in 2000 and served as General Manager of Planning and Strategy Department. From 2010, he took charge of international business as the Chief Representative of Australian office in Sydney from 2010, General Manager of Risun Global Limited in Hongkong from 2014, and Chief Representative of Risun Indonesia Jakarta Office from 2021.

      Lawrence graduated from the City University of Macau in 2006 with an MBA degree. Before Risun experience, Lawrence had been working for a state-owned export and import company for several years.

      Headshot Silhouette - Man_150x150.jpg Dipak Agarwalla
      Director, Saurashtra Fuels

      Dipak Agarwalla is the Promoter of, Saurashtra group of companies. Saurashtra Fuels P Limited is India’s largest merchant coke producer, having a capacity of 1.4 Million MT per annum.

      He has been associated with Metallurgical Coke trade and manufacturing for more than 35 years and today is one of the senior most person in the industry in India. Additionally, he has headed many Trade and Industry groups In India. At present he is the President of Indian Metallurgical Coke Manufacturers Association.

      His other interests are in, Logistics, Shipping, Mining and Wind Power.

      Yeoh Wee Jin
      Secretary General, SEAISI

      Mr. Yeoh Wee-Jin is the Secretary General of the South East Asia Iron and Steel Institute (SEAISI), which has its Headquarters in Singapore. He has been working in the steel business for about 20 years, which includes general management of regional steel downstream operations. In addition, he also has extensive experience in corporate strategy, project feasibility studies, M&A, market research & analysis and government relations. He has a wide knowledge of the ASEAN steel market as well as industry experience in the various countries where he managed the business units or conducted various researches in.

      He has also actively participated in SEAISI activities at regional as well as at ASEAN government level for a number of years in the past.

      Other businesses he has been operating in also includes environmental businesses and internet-related business.

      Mr. Yeoh holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) degree from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Melbourne, Australia), a Graduate Diploma in Computing Studies from the University of Canberra and a Master of Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School Management at the University of New South Wales, Australia.

      Cheong Jin Yu.jpg Cheong Jin Yu
      Director of Commodities, SGX

      Jin is Vice President – Commodities at the SGX. His responsibilities include development and enhancement of bulk commodity products focusing on iron ore and coal. Before joining SGX, he was a trader at Pavilion Gas and Hess Energy Trading Company where he covered LNG and freight. He started his career at Glencore in 2003 where he was on the graduate trader programme in the London office before being transferred to Singapore as a gasoline trader. Jin graduated from the University of Oxford with an MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

      Tao Huang.jpg Myles Perrin
      VP Trading & Marketing, Square Resources

      Having spent some years working on a range of commercial and private vessels, Myles started out at Anglo American, taking on a mix of logistics and book owner roles concentrating on South African Thermal coal. Moving into Metallurgical Coal at Global Coal, Myles worked on the development and launch of the screen based HCCA product, brokering circa 4.5Mt over the initial years of its operation. 2017 saw the opportunity to move to a trading role at Xcoal, setting up the Singapore desk looking at a wide range of duties included traded and offtake coals as well as related derivative products and freight. Moving to Square Resources in the last year, Myles has formed part of the trade team looking at a mix of physical and paper products: on the physical side trading coking coal, PCI and coke in a variety of markets to complement the company’s marketing briefs for a range of Australian, Canadian, Colombian, Indonesian and US coals, and on the paper front looking at the SGX TSI product from the perspective of both speculation and risk management.

      Stephanie Idicula.png Stephanie Idulca
      Coal Derivatives Broker, SSY Futures

      Stephanie joined SSY Futures in 2014, with an objective to expand upon their existing iron ore, FFA and Steel derivative IDB coverage with a specific focus on developing the coking coal futures markets, thereby offering clients the ability to manage price risk across the full steel complex value chain. Prior to SSY Futures, Steph worked in the Commodity Structured Solutions space for Standard Bank and Standard Chartered Bank, in Singapore and London.

      Réal Foley
      Senior Vice President, Marketing & Logistics, Teck Resources

      Réal Foley was appointed Senior Vice President, Marketing & Logistics for Teck effective January 2020.

      Réal joined Teck in 2008 as Vice President, Marketing - Coal and was appointed Vice President, Marketing with responsibility for Coal and Base Metals in 2018. He has over thirty years of global marketing experience in steelmaking raw materials and rail transportation, and in his new role as Senior Vice President is responsible for the overall marketing and logistics strategy at Teck including for base metals, coal and energy products.

      Prior to joining Teck, Mr. Foley worked with BHP Billiton Marketing Asia while living in Singapore. He was responsible for the global marketing of BHP Billiton’s manganese ore and marketed BHP Billiton / Mitsubishi Alliance’s metallurgical coal. Prior to that, he was Director, Marketing for Fording Coal Limited and Senior Manager, Marketing for Canadian Pacific Railway.

      Mr. Foley holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Montreal and a Masters in Business Administration, jointly from the University of Montréal and Simon Fraser University.

      Headshot Silhouette - Woman_150x150.jpg Amita Khurana
      Chief-Procurement (Bulk Commodities), Tata Steel

      Amita Khurana is currently the ‘Group Chief- Raw Material Procurement’ of Tata Steel Limited. She is responsible for the entire raw material buy for all Tata Steel’s sites in India, Netherlands and UK.

      Prior to this, she was Chief Procurement Officer of Tata Steel BSL Ltd- (formerly known as Bhushan Steel Limited)- a company that Tata Steel Ltd acquired in 2018 under insolvency proceedings.

      In a career spanning 20 years, she has handled various assignments in the field of commercial & logistics including working on greenfield projects overseas, export of ferro alloys, procurement of bulk commodities etc.

      She has done her Masters in International Business from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi. She is also a qualified CFA and Advance diploma holder in shipping from ICS, London.

      Mat Wilson
      Co-Head of Coal Trading, Asia, Trafigura

      Mat is currently the Co-Head of Coal Trading, Asia for both Thermal and Met Coal for Trafigura based in Singapore.

      Mat has spent the last 9 years building Trafigura’s coal business which now includes more than 60Mt of physically traded volumes annually. Prior to Trafigura, Mat worked for RioTinto in Australia for 10 years in the coal division.

      Mat is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Finance from the University of Newcastle, Australia.

      Cynthia Lim
      Head of Partnerships, WIMAR (Women In Mining And Resources) & Group Economist and Manager Market Analysis, South 32

      Cynthia leads the macroeconomics and commodity analysis team at South32. She has over 16 years of analytical experience cutting across public policy, macroeconomics and commodities. She believes in delivering value by being customer focused, connecting the dots and distilling the so-what to influence decisions. She holds a first-class Economics degree from London School of Economics and a Master of Philosophy in Economics from University of Cambridge.

      Cynthia has a passion for excellence and developing people, and is a strong advocate for inclusion and diversity. She heads up the Partnerships workstream in WIMAR with the mandate to connect and collaborate with like-minded organisations in the local community. She is a mother of two girls, Madeleine and Gabrielle.

      Headshot Silhouette - Man_150x150.jpg Cian Cafferky
      Chartering and Coal Trading/Marketing, Xcoal

      Cian Cafferky is the Singapore General Manager for Xcoal Energy & Resources. His responsibilities include marketing and trading of Australian Mett/Thermal Coal as well as marketing of US Mett Coal products into the Chinese Market. He has been with Xcoal for 5 years originally focusing on chartering and logistics before switching over to the coal marketing team in 2019.

      Cian graduated from University College Dublin in 2013 with a degree in Commerce and Chinese Studies. After graduating he went on to work for the Irish Trade Board in Singapore before Joining Xcoal in 2017.

      Xcoal Energy & Resources were the largest exporter of coking coal products into the Chinese market in 2021.



      S&P Global Speakers

      {0b3f48d7-2dd4-4915-97ae-2e4d96c112eb}_Headshot_Jarek_Mlodziejweski_70X90.jpg Jarek Mlodziejewski
      Specialist – Metals & Mining, S&P Global Commodity Insights

      Jarek Mlodziejewski is the S&P Global Commodity Insights Specialist for Metals & Mining in APAC. He has over 10 years of experience in the Metals & Mining industry in both content and commercial roles. His current role is to help the Commodity Insights commercial teams to provide expertise and actionable market intelligence to its client base. His previous roles included working in the financial industry as a ferrous swaps broker, built coking coal indices and headed up the development of ferrous indices for China-based price reporting agencies and supporting the growth of their international expansion.

      (CF)Jeffrey Lu (resized).jpg Jeffery Lu
      Managing Editor, Metallurgical Coal, S&P Global Commodity Insights

      Jeffery Lu is S&P Global Commodity Insights Managing Editor, Metallurgical Coal, based in Singapore. Jeffery has been in the international commodity business for more than 10 years and has hands-on experience with building supply and demand models, analyzing trade flows as well as producing price forecasts. Before starting his career in the metals business, Jeffery spent the past decade in agriculture as research analyst with some time spent as a trader, for some of the largest commodity firms globally including Noble Group, Czarnikow Group and RCMA Group. Jeffery has a master’s degree in intercultural business communication.

      Headshot Silhouette - Man_150x150.jpg Jiang Tian Kuo
      Associate Editor, Steel Raw Materials, S&P Global Commodity Insights

      Tiankuo Jiang is S&P Global Commodity Insights Associate Editor, Steel Raw Materials, based in Singapore. His area of expertise lies in metallurgical coal and coke. With a keen interest in the commodity market, Tiankuo began his career in Platts right after graduating from Singapore Management University in 2021. He holds a Bachelor of Business Management (Summa Cum Laude) with a double major in Finance and Corporate Communication.

      (CF)Keith Tan_resized (1).jpg Keith Tan
      Associate Pricing Director of Metals – APAC, S&P Global Commodity Insights

      Keith Tan is senior managing editor for steel and scrap at S&P Global Commodity Insights, having joined in 2007 after earlier stints at petrochemical market information provider ICIS and DaimlerChrysler. Initially covering the Asian petrochemical markets out of the company’s Singapore office, Keith joined the metals group in 2010 and was part of the team that built the benchmark Iron Ore Index. He relocated to Shanghai in 2015 to expand the team’s coverage of Chinese steel.

      Minh photo.jpg Minh Hoang
      Director, Corporate Ratings, S&P Global Ratings

      Minh is a Director in the Singapore Corporate Ratings group of S&P Global Ratings. As a lead analyst, he is responsible for a portfolio comprising mining & resources, oil & gas, transportation and heavy industries in Southeast Asia.

      During his time at S&P, Minh has worked in S&P's Sydney and London offices, when he covered a number of sectors including mining & metals, oil & gas, chemicals, property, retail, infrastructure & utilities in Asia-Pacific and Europe.

      Minh, who joined S&P Global Ratings in 2013, began his career working in Chartered Accounting firms, KPMG and Crowe Horwath Corporate Finance, working across a range of financial disciplines, including M&A advisory, valuations and external audit. Prior to S&P, Minh spent five years with an Australian-based credit agency, providing credit risk advisory and consulting services to government and commercial clients.

      Minh is a Chartered Accountant (CA)and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Business from the University if Technology, Sydney.

      Tom Stonier Photo.jpg Tom Stonier
      Senior Commercial Director – Oceania, S&P Global Commodity Insights

      Tom Stonier has 20 years of experience working across the globe in a range of commercial roles including leading and operating within Procurement, Sales and Transformation teams.

      Through his consulting experience and time at the global miner BHP, including as the Head of Sales for Coal & Head of Strategy and Planning, he has developed a strong understanding of commodity markets, how they evolve and how they interact with each other.

      In his current role at S&P Global Commodity Insights, he is responsible for the Oceania region and is working with his customers to ensure they have the pricing benchmarks and insights of their respective commodity markets to stay ahead of the competition and deliver value to the organization.

      He has a Bachelor’s of Electronic Commerce from Monash University and a Master of Information Systems from the University of Melbourne.

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      For assistance, you may also reach out by phone:
      +65 6530 6430

      Are there sponsorship opportunities?

      Yes, we offer a variety of standard and tailor-made sponsorship opportunities to fit your marketing and business-to-business needs—and your budget. Please reach out directly to the Business Development Manager for this event:

      Sheryl Tan
      Phone: +65 6216 1191
      Email: [email protected]

      Are there speaking opportunities?

      Yes, we're always looking for the best voices in the industry to share their experience and perspective on opportunities, challenges, and trends. Please reach out directly to the Conference Producer to discuss availability and suitability:

      Nazya Ayaz
      Phone: +65 6597 6187
      Email: [email protected]

      Are press passes available?

      Yes, we allow accredited media writing on behalf of major industry publications to cover the event at no charge. Please reach out to the contact below for press pass approval.

      Loh Min Jia
      Phone: +65 6597 6250 
      Email: [email protected]

      What are the event terms and conditions?

      Click here to view the full event terms and conditions, then use the drop-down menu to select the Asia-Pacific Region event category.