STEM Alliance Webinar: Perspectives on STEM and Energy careers

Webinar outline:

The purpose of this webinar is to give teachers, career counsellors, educational authorities and researchers an understanding of careers which can be developed in the STEM and Energy fields. Speakers from SHELL, SABIC and from INOVYN will present their experience related to this career path and will talk about the opportunity existing in their sector.

Relevant Links:

The Guardian article: Careers in the energy sector: what does the future hold

Information on working in Energy from the energy institute:

SHELL corporate website:

INOVYN corporate website:

SABIC corporate website:

EPCA corporate website:

Webinar Summary and Recording


Annemiek Mensert

Reservoir Engineer at Shell E&P


Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with an average of 93,000 employees in more than 70 countries that aims to meet the world's growing demand for energy in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. Shell has adopted 32 schools in the Netherlands where they assist teachers and students in STEM subjects. By cooperating with schools and teachers, Shell motivates young students to aim for a technical career, which will raise Europe's economic profile in a demanding global setting.


Harbinder Bhanvra

Business Manager Olefins & Gases, member of the Young EPCA Think Tank


Ranked among the world's largest petrochemicals manufacturers, SABIC is a public company based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Today, the company has operations in over 50 countries with a global workforce of over 40,000 talented individuals.


Wouter Bleukx

BU Manager Organic Chlorine Derivatives, member of the Young EPCA Think Tank


Wholly owned by INEOS, one of the world's largest chemicals companies, INOVYN is the supplier of choice for manufacturers around the world. With more than 4,300 employees, INOVYN's strengths across its extensive chlorvinyls activities creates a world scale business.


About EPCA

The European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) is the quality network in Europe for the global chemical business community. They operates for more than 700 member companies from 53 different countries employing over 5.6 million people. EPCA develops awareness-raising campaigns to increase young people's engagement with chemistry and the chemical industry. In the same direction, they have produced several education films, like "Petro & Chemistry: Partnership For A Better Life


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