Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai

تحت رعاية صاحب السمو الشيخ محمد بن راشد آل مكتوم نائب رئيس الدولة رئيس مجلس الوزراء الإمارات العربية المتحدة حاكم دبي

Gastech 2021 Confirmed Speakers








Ministerial Keynotes


Energy Business Leaders


Technical Sessions

Otto Waterlander

Chief Operating Officer Naftogaz Group


Otto Waterlander has 30 years of experience across the oil and gas value chain. He has developed deep expertise in leading transformations, in operational and commercial business improvement, and in business development. Otto gained a distinctive profile in the natural gas and LNG markets, where he supported many companies in the (re)negotiation and arbitration of long-term contracts.

Before joining Naftogaz, Mr. Waterlander was a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company where he co-led the global Oil & Gas practice. Before that, he was a Partner in the energy practice at Booz & Company. He started his career with Royal Dutch Shell in May 1990, where he had various roles in the Netherlands and Venezuela until the end of 1997.

Otto Waterlander acquired his Masters Degree in Business Economics at Erasmus University in Rotterdam. He speaks Dutch, English, German and Spanish.