SPF Americas speakers are subject-matter experts from many of the world’s largest corporations and leading organizations. These innovators come to SPF Americas to share their expertise with forward-thinking professionals like yourself. Register today to reserve your seat in the audience.

SPF Americas Speaker Lineup

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  • Chris Eaton, Director of Enterprise Risk Management, Enbridge Inc.

    Chris Eaton is Director, Enterprise Risk Management with Enbridge Inc., a leader in the safe and reliable delivery of energy throughout North America. In 2015, he earned a PhD in Risk Management from the University of Calgary. He was previously Director, Risk Management with ENMAX and a Senior Manager with Deloitte. Chris presents and publishes research and develops and delivers courses to advance risk management practices. He contributes to the development of risk management standards, including ISO 31000 and IEC/ISO 31010, and currently serves as Chair of the Conference Board of Canada’s Strategic Risk Council.
  • Ryan Bogner, Senior Manager, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Ernst & Young

    Ryan Bogner has more than eight years of experience with environmental, health, safety and sustainability (EHS&S) and EHS&S management information systems (EMIS) and is a leader in the EHS&S MIS service offering for EY. He provides EHS&S advisory, MIS software selection, solution design support, implementation project management, existing system assessment and technology roadmap consulting. Ryan has extensive experience in identifying business process improvements, optimizing operations and providing solutions for regulatory compliance for a variety of different EHS&S programs including air, water, and waste monitoring and reporting, process safety management and personal safety programs. He has worked across industries, especially in the hospitality, oil and gas, chemical and manufacturing sectors. Mr. Bogner has worked on a cross-section of roles, from technical implementer to trainer to program manager, on a variety of successful EMIS implementations. As such, Ryan brings a unique perspective on what really matters for a holistic, effective system deployment.
  • Phil Tesler, President & Co-Chief Executive Officer, Enablon

    Philippe Tesler has more than 15 years of experience in the technology, risk and environmental sectors. He’s a co-founder of Enablon where he  leads the company’s go-to-market strategy and runs the company’s North American operations. Prior to Enablon, Philippe worked in the Environment and Services sector and was head of e-Business projects for a large multinational company.
  • Steve Krile, Global Director of HR/HSE Process Excellence, Cooper Standard

    Steve Krile, CPE is the Global Director of HR/HSE Process Excellence for Cooper Standard Automotive where he has worked since 2000. His primary role is to work with the HR/HSE pillar on global process design, development, implementation, and sustainability. Steve believes in a whole-stack approach to designing a process which means establishing clear definitions, roles and responsibilities, standard sequence of tasks, key process indicators, and leveraging technology wherever possible. Using this approach, he has implemented global processes for Incident Management and Accident Investigation, Environmental Management, Job Hazard and Risk Assessment, Chemical Compliance, Ergonomics, and Compliance Audits. He has also partnered with the HR group to establish global process for Talent Acquisition, Onboarding, and Talent Development.
  • Rima Campanelli , IT Services Project Manager, Mondelez International

    Rima Campanelli is a Professional Project & Program Manager with extensive experience leading IT projects focused on improving business processes and operational effectiveness In the areas of Manufacturing, Sustainability, Corporate Functions & HR solutions. Currently, Rima is the Enablon IT lead at Mondelez International, one of the world’s largest global snacking & confectionary companies spanning 165 countries and creating moments of joy for consumers with power brands such as Oreo, Cadbury, Ritz and Trident gum. The Mondelez team is currently working on strengthening their Process Safety Compliance program using the Enablon solution.
  • Johannes Swanepoel, Managing Partner, Standard Model Partners

    Johannes is a risk management subject matter expert and technical professional with over 17 years in a product and advisory services capacity, and has implemented over 30 risk Management software and consulting projects worldwide. Johannes offers insights and technical guidance to risk management software customers and vendors alike. Johannes has led vendors to leading positions in GRC analyst reports, is a PECB certified ISO 31000 risk management trainer, holds risk based decision making, sustainability in the mining sector, governance risk and compliance, and software engineering certifications. Johannes also earned a BA in Risk Management from DePaul University & The University of South Africa, and is an MSc Threat and Response Management candidate at University of Chicago.
  • Dave Williams , Vice President, Industry & Innovation, SiteHawk

    David Williams brings over 20 years’ experience in product marketing, digital strategy and program development to SiteHawk. His rich experience includes working on projects for clients such as Bridgestone/Firestone, MSN, Vanderbilt University, Meredith and Google to name a few. His diverse work responsibilities across various business functions uniquely qualify him to lead the team which guides the design and evolution of SiteHawk products. Williams attended the University of Louisville where he studied psychology and is a Certified Product Owner (CSPO).
  • Peter S. Bussey, EHS Research Analyst, LNS Research

    Peter Bussey is lead Research Analyst for Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) and sustainability management at LNS Research, a research and advisory firm focused on helping industrial organizations achieve operational excellence goals. He analyzes industry trends and best practices, and advises EHS business leaders and technology providers in applying those insights for business value. Pete brings 30 years of experience focused on EHS management in manufacturing, consulting and information technology organizations. Before LNS, he headed EHS and sustainability go-to-market initiatives at SAP, the global enterprise software company. Pete’s prior industry experience includes EHS practitioner roles at Alcoa, and EHS consulting to Fortune 500 industrial clients while at Michael Baker Corp. and Arthur D. Little.  He holds master’s degrees in environmental health sciences and public management from Harvard and Carnegie Mellon respectively, and a BA in natural sciences from Johns Hopkins.  
  • David Metcalfe, CEO and Founding Director, Verdantix

    During the past decade David has spoken at a wide range of global conferences and chaired panel debates across issues such as Carbon Finance, Utility Innovation (World Economic Forum), Green Strategy, the CIO Role In Sustainability and Carbon Software. At the head of Verdantix, over the last 6 years, David’s strategic vision on energy, environment and sustainability has been recognized by clients, media and academics. He leads the Verdantix team to provide a flow of research that helps make our clients successful as they invest in their energy, environment and sustainability strategies. Among other accomplishments, David was previously Senior Vice President at Forrester Research, the NASDAQ-listed technology and business research firm, where he led the EMEA research, consulting and client services teams. He holds an MA from the College of Europe and a PhD from the Harvard Business School.
  • Lizanne Gildenhuys , Principle S&SD Systems, Maintenance and Data Integrity, Anglo American

    Lizanne Gildenhuys is the Principal S&SD Systems, Maintenance and Data Integrity at Anglo American and is responsible for the implementation of Enablon in Anglo American.  For 6 years she has worked with EH&S disciplines in a global role and assisted with the development of standardized processes to facilitate the delivery of an integrated S&SD Management System.
  • Stephen Rundell, Supervisor – Environmental, Safety & Health Applications, ONEOK

    Stephen is the Supervisor of Environmental, Safety & Health Applications at ONEOK, Inc in Tulsa. He has 6 years of experience in ES&H applications at ONEOK. He earned a Master’s Degree in Management Information Systems from Oklahoma State University in 2012.  His current focus is on integrations, data, and reporting utilizing the Enablon system.  Specifically with the IMS, RCM, and Waste modules and third party systems including Maximo.