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Speakers 2021

BBSPA  Annual  Conference   2021



Gottfried Steiner, CEO, CEGH




Talha Pamukçu, Deputy Managing Director and Member of the Board, BOTAS




Georgi Dobrev, Member of Bulgarian Energy and Water Regulatory Commission



Hrvoje Krhen, Managing Director, LNG Croatia


Stefan Königshofer, Head of Department, Sales Transmission & Distribution, Gas Connect Austria




Teodora Georgieva, Executive Director, ICGB





Jörn Brunotte, Senior Account Manager, Supply & Origination Projects East, Uniper



Sander van Rootselaar, Deputy Head of Communications & Spokesperson, TurkStream



Aditya Saraswat, Senior Analyst, UpstreamRystad Energy




Gabor Tari, OMV E&P Geology





Boyana Achovski, Secretary General, GIE




Gianpaolo Dalla Vedova, South Europe Offshore, Data and Digital Manager, Marine&Offshore, Country Lead for Italy, Lloyd’s Register



Ilona Vari, Head of EU Regulatory Affairs, MOL Group




Predrag Grujicic, Head of Gas Unit, Energy Community Secretariat




Kostadin Sirleshtov, Partner, CMS Sofia





Christoph Riechmann, Director, Frontier Economics




Bernd Rajal, Partner, Schoenherr





Sławomir Sieradzki Gas Market Development Division Director, Gas Transmission Operator GAZ-SYSTEM S.A.




Ryan Pereira, Global Director – Gas & LNG, GaffneyCline



Christian Filippitsch, Partner, Reed Smith



Cenk PalaProject Coordinator, Ersan Petrol Sanayii




David Tonge, Director, IBS Research & Consultancy



Valentin Kunev, Manager, BBSPA


Measures regarding COVID-19 protection 

The safety and security during the BBSPA  event is our most important focus for which  the following measures regarding COVID-19 protection will be applied :

– Conference set up with 1 meter minimum distance

– 2,5 sqm meeting space per person

– Signage with hygiene and distance regulations

– Placement of disinfection dispensers

– Constant fresh air supply with air conditioner in the conference room

– Plexiglas protection at Registration desk

– Coffee breaks are only offered in the Foyer area with packaged snack offers & Coffee stations are supported by Sofia Hotel Balkan hotel  banquet staff

– Participants are required to keep distance, to disinfect hands regularly and before go to buffet

– Conference tables and pens will be  disinfected before meeting set up is finished. Guest can wear face mask if they want

– Sofia Hotel Balkan hotel associates will wear face masks or face shields

– The seat of each participant will be designated by a name plate to avoid switch seating

– Lectern and  speaker desk will be disinfected after each speaker


Marriott Hotel Vienna

Vienna Marriott Hotel  has a  special group rate for 229 EUR per night with benefits till 5 March 2020

To book  your group rate for BBSPA Annual Conference 2020, please request a reservation link from BBSPA at






BBSPA  Annual  Conference  Vienna  2021


Gottfried Steiner, CEO, CEGH

Talha Pamukcu, Deputy Managing Director, and Member of the Board, BOTAS

Aditya Saraswat, Vice-President Research Upstream, Rystad Energy

Gabor Tari, OMV E&P Geology

Kostadin Sirleshtov, Partner, CMS Sofia

Bernd Rajal, Partner, Schoenherr

Valentin Kunev, Manager, BBSPA




Regional Oil and Gas Conference, Istanbul 2019

“Regional Oil&Gas Conference is a boutique and very informative event to get latest developments in the region from the leading experts. You have chance to exchange your ideas in deep with participants and speakers, which is not often the case at the big conferences.”

Eser Ozdil, Secretary General, PETFORM





“Really warm and interesting conference,  a lovely group of professionals.”

David Tonge, Managing Director, IBS Research and Consultancy