Mentoring is currently a hot topic in the Oil and Gas industry in Perth. In challenging times, the need for confidential advice from someone who understands and can support you is paramount. A number of organisations are currently putting together a joint venture program for Oil and Gas professionals in Perth.
Join us for a discussion on the do's and don'ts and tips for setting up a mentoring relationship and getting the most out if for both mentor and mentee. The evening will include discussions with an experienced mentor, a grateful mentee and the coordinator of the joint industry mentoring program being launched in 2018.
Partha Dev - Structural Lead (ROSEN)
Partha Dev is a member of the WA Oil & Gas Committee of Engineers Australia. He has over 29 years O&G leadership experience in Civil Structural Engineering with operators and consultants/contractors. Presently he heads the Structural Integrity Management discipline globally for the ROSEN group. Partha shares an enormous passion for mentoring of students and engineering professionals. He has received several recognition awards at Chevron Australia in the past for supporting mentoring initiatives. He was involved in the setup of the mentoring program at Women in Oil & Gas in 2014 and has received the 2017 National Coach’s award in a competition called Future Problem-Solving Program for coaching high school students to win at the national level for 4 years running and representing Australia at the international competition. Partha believes that mentoring has not only enabled him to give back to the engineering community, it has also helped him improve as a leader. He unequivocally recommends all his peers to participate in mentoring programs for a fulfilling experience.
Arvind Chetty - BD Director (SPIE)
Arvind Chetty is the Business Development Director for SPIE Oil and Gas. With an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Arvind started in the energy industry in 1982 working in the USA in the energy sector. He joined Schlumberger in 1984 as a Wireline Engineer with a career spread over 14 years in China, Dubai, India, Indonesia and Australia in various technical and management roles. Since 1998, he has held Business Development roles in manufacturing, operations, maintenance, field development, subsea, asset integrity and currently in multi-discipline engineering.
Arvind is involved in Mentoring students and young professionals as part of industry organisations including Subsea Energy Australia (SEA), Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and Women in Subsea Engineering (WISE).
Marius Martens - Riser Systems Manager (INTECSEA)
Marius is the Riser Systems Manager of INTECSEA ANZ, INTECSEA’s global Subject Matter Expert for flexible pipe and also the Chairman of Subsea Energy Australia. He is a chartered as a Naval Architect with RINA and has over 16yrs’ Oil & Gas experience, which is taken from a wide range of marine & riser projects, including a significant number of floating production systems. Marius has worked within the whole range of project phases from Concept Selection, Detailed Design, Procurement and Installation, to Brown Field Inspection and Intervention. Marius’ focus has of late become focused on corporate aspects such as strategy, finance, governance and project performance for the region.
Cristina Cantillo - Student of Master of Subsea Engineering (Curtin University)
Cristina Cantillo is from Colombia. She undertook her Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering at the National University of Colombia. Cristina worked in South America for 3 years in the drilling industry onshore before coming to Australia 3 years ago to improve my English skills and consolidate her professional skills by studying a Master degree. Cristina studied English for 6 months then undertook an Advanced Diploma in Business. Currently, she is studying a Master Degree in Subsea Engineering at Curtin University. In 2017, she joined the WISE-SEA mentoring program with the aim to get involved with professionals from the oil and gas industry, receive advice from professional experts about how to direct her career pathway depending on the present and future of the industry, and also to meet others learn of their experiences. The mentoring program has allowed Cristina to meet amazing quality people, strengthen weaknesses and gain new skills like networking and communication skills. Thanks to these new connections and skills, as well as exiting knowledge and professional abilities she obtained an opportunity of an internship within a subsea company. She has seen the balance of this experience as entirely positive and wants to encourage students and mentors to participate in mentoring programs.
- EA, SPE, SEA and SUT Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
- Society Member Rate: $30.00 ($27.27 excl. GST)
- Student Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
- Non-Member Rate: $30.00 ($27.27 excl. GST)
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