Helder Alves has 35 years’ experience on Petrochemical, Oil & Gas and Chemical industries, primarily in management positions. He has extensive background on Project, Contract & Engineering Management, EPCM, P&L Management, Business and Process Plant Management, always assuring strict HSE patterns. He had the opportunity to work for companies like WorleyParsons, Jacobs, SNC Lavalin, Cameron, Weir, Praxair, Sulzer, Wintershall and Dow Chemical and with clients such as Petrobras, BP, Statoil, Shell, Valero, Odebrecht, Brasken, Pequiven, COMPERJ, Keppel Fels, Technip, Jurong and Essar Steel. He has exposure working in Technology definition, Management and Execution of FEED and detailed engineering, going through all the execution steps: Procurement, Construction, and Commissioning up to the start-up and optimization. Background both on design and field operations (greenfield and brownfield), having extensive participation on Plant Engineering and Operation. He has participated in projects having budget in the range of US$ 2 million up to US$ 2.6 billion. He has strong multicultural exposure in countries including Brazil, Canada, Singapore, US, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Scotland, Liechtenstein and Venezuela.
Bachelor of Engineering, Chemical – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil
MBA, Management – Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), Brazil