Helder Alves has strong multicultural experience in the Petrochemical, Oil & Gas and Chemical industries, primarily in management positions. He has extensive background on: Project, Contract & Engineering Management; EPCM; P&L Management; Business; Claims Arbitration; Process Plant Management; Risk Management; HAZOP, always ensuring strict HSE patterns. Having also exposure to: Natural Gas, Hydrogen, Biofuels, Emissions and Energy Efficiency. He is a certified Expert Witness for the Rio de Janeiro State Justice Department (TJRJ) and for the Rio de Janeiro Federal Justice Department (JFRJ). He has worked for companies like WorleyParsons, Jacobs, SNC Lavalin, Cameron [Schlumberger], Weir, Praxair, Sulzer and Dow Chemical, and with clients such as Petrobras, Wintershall, BP, Equinor [Statoil], Shell, Valero, Odebrecht, Brasken, Pequiven, COMPERJ, Keppel Fels, Technip, Jurong and Essar Steel. On Projects with budgets ranging from US$ 2 Million up to US$ 2.6 Billion, with strict HSE patterns, and both on Greenfield and Brownfield (in operation plants with minimum plant disruption), he has exposure since Technology definition, Management and Execution of Engineering (basic/ FEED/ detailed), going through all the steps: SCM (Contracts, Procurement and Expediting), Construction, Commissioning, up to the Plant Start Up and Performance Improvements. He has International Multicultural exposure in 22 countries, including: Brazil, Canada, Singapore, US, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Scotland, Liechtenstein, and others. Helder holds Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (UFRJ – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), and MBA in Management (FGV – Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Brazil).
Bachelor of Engineering, Chemical – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil
MBA, Management – Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), Brazil