• WPC 2024
  • March 18-22, 2024

Shri Gugan Siva Subramaniam

PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad

Head Sustainability Strategy and Governance

Shri Gugan brings nearly two decades of diverse experience within the chemical industry having held various roles within manufacturing, innovation and sustainability. Having begun his career as a process engineer in a syngas-ammonia plant, he spent the early part of his career driving efficiency, process optimisation and engineering design. With a passion for innovation, Shri Gugan transitioned into roles focusing on product innovation and sustainability, and syngas value chain diversification.

He is currently spearheading efforts in advancing PETRONAS Chemical’s sustainability agenda, focusing on climate change management, and overall implementation of sustainability practices within the business and operations.

Shri Gugan holds a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from University Technology PETRONAS and a MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development from University of Cambridge. He is also a certified Sustainability and Climate Risk practitioner.

Sessions With Shri Gugan Siva Subramaniam

Tuesday, 19 March

  • 10:30am - 12:00pm (CST) / 19/mar/2024 03:30 pm - 19/mar/2024 05:00 pm

    Carbon Markets - Decarbonization vs Offsetting Strategy

    Session 2: Decarbonization vs Offsetting Strategy

    10:30 AM: Session Introduction - Deb Ryan, Head of Strategic Commodities, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    10:35 AM: Sustainability in Petrochemicals: A Balancing act of Decarbonization and Offsetting? - Alfredo Lopez Carretero, Global Head Safety, Sustainability and Energy Transition, CEPSA Chemicals
    10:50 AM: Incorporating the Cost of Carbon into Chemicals - Shane Whipple, Carbon Markets Analyst, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    11:05 AM: The VCM needs you and you need the VCM. Searching for a Win-Win - Karine Boccara, Joint Lead Chemical Consulting ECISA, S&P Global Commodity Insights

    11:15 AM: Q&A
    11:30 AM: How can the Petrochemicals sector use Carbon Removals Credits to offset Residual Emissions? - Farhan Ahmed, Chief Program Management Officer, Verra; Shri Gugan Siva Subramaniam, Head Strategy and Governance Sustainability, Petronas Chemicals Group Berhad;

    Panel Moderator: Divya Mankikar, Global Head of ESG Market Engagement, S&P Global Sustainable1