Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

12-13 June 2018

Andrew Howell

Position: Chief Executive Officer, KBC Advanced Technologies Limited (A Yokogawa company)

As CEO of KBC, a UK public company, in 2016 Andrew led its sale to Yokogawa Electric Corporation, a leading industrial automation company headquartered in Japan. He is now responsible for running KBC as an autonomous business unit inside Yokogawa. Prior to that, Andrew held the role of Managing Director of Technology, managing technology development, customer support and product strategy. Prior to joining KBC, Andrew worked for Schlumberger, holding senior management positions related to oil and gas development and production, and for Aspen Technology (Hyprotech) where he managed technology development for the oil and gas industry. He started his process engineering career with BP Exploration and has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cambridge. Andrew is a member of the Yokogawa GMSC (Global Matrix Steering Committee) leadership team