Speaker Bio

TECHNICAL SESSION - ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES & CIRCULAR SOLUTIONS IN THE OIL & GAS SECTOR

Georges Mendakis
Georges Mendakis

CEO, CLS Industrial Purification LLC

Born in 1961 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Georges graduated from the University of Birmingham, UK with a BSc in Chemical Engineering and an MSc. in Biochemical Engineering.

Returning to Brazil, Georges joined Shell Chemical’s agrochemical business where he remained until his first exposure to alumina processing in 1986 when he took a project engineer position building an alumina plant for a Greek – Russian consortium.

For the next 28 years Georges worked in the catalyst/absorbents field.

From 1988 to 1995 Technical Sales Manager ICI Katalco (Billingham, UK – now called Johnson Matthey) for Europe, Africa and Middle East focusing on collecting plant data and monitoring/optimizing performance of catalyst trains in ethylene, hydrogen and ammonia plants.

From 1995 to 2004 Business Development Manager Eurecat US Inc.. Focusing on hydrotreating, hydroprocessing and isomerization/reforming in oil refineries.

In early 2004 Georges left Eurecat and formed his own absorbents company – CLS Industrial Purification LLC.