Er. Chan Keng Yong

Er. Chan Keng Yong
Manager, Asia-Pacific Business Unit
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Er. Chan Keng Yong is the Manager of the Asia-Pacific Business Unit at AcuTech. He possesses about 25 years of local and international experience comprising of process safety, process, commercial, business development and project management experience in the oil and gas industry. He is a commercially astute and technically competent manager who has successfully grown business and developed technical teams. His experiences include process safety management (PSM) consulting, Safety Case, qualitative and quantitative process safety studies, EH&S consulting, commercial/business management, and business development in safety consulting. He is a registered Professional Engineer (Chemical) by the PE Board Singapore since May 2017.

He started his career in the oil refinery with Mobil Oil Singapore as a technical engineer, followed by a regional process safety role with Air Products and Chemicals (Asia and USA). After 11 years of technical and operational process safety experiences in the manufacturing work environment, he moved to a techno-commercial & consulting management role with Siemens O&G. There, he consulted on managing pressure relief and flare analyses and mechanical integrity software related projects. Subsequently, at DNV GL, he was the Business Development Lead cum Principal Consultant for the Risk Management Advisory section for Oil & Gas in Singapore/SE Asia. Thereafter, he joined Ramboll Environ Singaporebuilding and growing the process safety team in Singapore. He providing technical leadership and project/team management on a range of process safety and health & safety consulting services for various clients in Singapore and SE Asia.

Keng Yong is knowledgeable in PSM systems (e.g. OSHA 29CFR 1910.119, Singapore SS651 etc.) from both plant and consulting perspectives. He has executed numerous PSM related work in Singapore, Asia, and USA. He has facilitated and/or led a large number of process hazard analysis (PHA) workshops (for newly design and/or operational facilities) including safety integrity level (SIL) classification workshops, for both offshore and onshore facilities and downstream specialty chemical companies. His other specialties include onshore QRAs, Safety Case (Singapore), PSM advisory and audits (e.g. PSSR, MOC, Consequence Modelling, PSM KPI development), EH&S Due Diligence (specifically on process safety) and conducting process safety training.