2023 Advisory board

Andreas Stötzer

Senior Consultant
Rheinmetall Automotive

Dr. Richard Baker

Director
Tribotonic

Pierre Belot

Lubricating Grease Specialist
TotalEnergies

Nate Bernklau

Partner
Mastermind Engineering

Dr. Holger Hättich

Senior Vice President ZF Aftermarket
ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Dr. Jens Dörner

Technology Scouting Manager
NSK DEUTSCHLAND GMBH

Hagen Elgeti

Founder
Elgeti Engineering

Murat Erturk

Chief Executive
OAVCO

Modestino De Feo

Lubricant Expert Technologist
Aramco Overseas

Kiko Franchini

Executive Customer Centricity Manager
Infineum International Ltd

Apu Gosalia

Sustainability Expert Adviser
Senator at Senate of Economy Partner at Fokus Zukunft

Damien Gueguen

Head of Metalworking Fluid Division
TotalEnergies

John Herke

Global Commercial Director
Morgan Advanced Materials

Inga Hermann

Head of Lubricant Department
VSI Verband Schmierstoff-Industrie e.V.

Steve Holland

Former Chairman of the Management Board & Chief Executive Officer
Brenntag

Florian Hudelmaier

Managing Director
Wieland Caro GmbH

Tanja Ilic

Managing Director
Nanol Technolgies

Annie Jarquin

Director of Global Business Development
Kline’s Energy Management Consulting business

Dr. Manfred Jungk

Founder and Lubrication Technology Consultant
MJ Tribology

Jan Kruse

Former CEO
Friedrich PICARD GmbH & Co. KG

Christophe Lacroix

Chief Innovation & Sustainability Officer
Motul

Arnaud Lienhart

CEO
JESA

Mike McCabe

Marketing Director
Valvoline

Gunnar Meister

Principal Technologist, Global Base Oils Team Lead
Shell

Matthias Ortner

Deputy General Manager
NKE Bearings

Andreas Osbar

President & CEO Castrol Americas
bp

Giuseppina Pisaniello

Head of Additives & Specialties
Eni Energy Evolution Green/Traditional Refinery & Marketing

Andy Robbins

President/CEO
GMN Bearing USA

Thomas Ruehle

Senior Technical Manager
BASF

Siddharth Sachdeva

Managing Director
Trinity Lubes & Greases

Delphine Schoen

Director of Business Development Europe
Kaman

Valentina Serra-Holm

Vice President
Perstop

Maria Sole Signorini

Head Group Procurement
Petronas Lubricants International

Henning Simon

President
NTN Germany

Andreas Sternkopf

V.P. Sales and Application Engineering
HQW/Barden

Thomas Fröst

President
SKF Industrial Technologies

Juergen Ulmer

Country Manager
Chevron Deutschland GmbH

Dr. Matthias Walkowiak

Chief Engineer
Envision

Markus Wolf

Managing Director
CSC Bearing Europe GmbH

Lee Wootton

Marketing Director
Afton Chemical

David Wright

Director-General
United Kingdom Lubricants Association

Jeffery L. Yost

Founder & CEO
BioRenewable Solutions LLC

Prof. Boris Zhmud

Founder and Technical Advisor
Nuspec Oil