The Team

Team Members

Symon Rubens
Chief Executive Officer

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Symon Rubens has 25 years of experience in managing and growing business conference organizations across 5 continents. His conference career commenced at Terrapinn where he held production, sales, and management positions in Australia and Singapore, before becoming Managing Director of the Australasian operations in 2003. In 2007, he opened Terrapinn’s … read full profile

Giulia Jalmerot-Timarco
Director – Mining

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Giulia Jalmerot-Timarco was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden. She speaks 6 languages – Swedish, English, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, and French. She holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Business Administration from LUISS University in Rome. She has over 10 years of experience planning, producing, and executing different events, including mid … read full profile

Ali Maghoo
Customer Success Manager

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Ali Maghoo is originally from the UK and attended Liverpool Hope University for his postgraduate degree. He has lived and worked in many countries including Australia, Vietnam, and now the U.S.   Ali has previously worked for a variety of universities which include coordinating internship and employment opportunities with many companies including … read full profile

Pam Pierce
Operations Director

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Pam Pierce is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and has lived in Houston for over 15 years. She earned her undergraduate degree from LSU and a master’s degree from the University of Houston. Pam spent the first part of her career in Education, as a teacher of teachers, in … read full profile

Omair Khan
Marketing Specialist

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Omair Khan is an experienced event marketing professional with over 18 years in the event industry. He is working with Energy Conference Network for over a year now. He is originally from Pakistan and has professional degrees in Computer Science and Marketing. He has worked for world-renowned event companies like … read full profile

Kyle Cornish
Director of Marketing and Technology

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A native Kansan, Kyle Cornish joined the Energy Conference Network Team as a Marketing Manager and is now Director of Marketing and Technology. A lifelong fan of the Jayhawks, Kyle’s dream was to play basketball at the University of Kansas – however, the lack of a required growth spurt and … read full profile

Annie Jeffcoat
Director - ESG

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Annie Jeffcoat is a senior event coordinator and content editor with 15 years of experience in private and public sector organizations – including the United Nations and Financial Times Live – across 4 continents. Originally from the UK, Annie now lives in Barcelona, Spain, … read full profile

Mark Alewine
Online Content and Community Manager

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Mark Alewine has worked as a professional writer since 2007, beginning as a journalist and now as a content strategist and UX writer. A graduate of East Tennessee State University, Mark also holds Master’s degrees from the University of Tennessee and Indiana University. He currently serves as the online content … read full profile

Michelle Jadriolin
Finance Director

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Michelle Jardiolin brings over a decade of experience in finance and accounting to her role with Energy Conference Network. Before joining ECN, Michelle applied her finance and accounting skills to real estate development, construction, and event management. A graduate of the University of Houston, she is now in her third … read full profile

Jessica Angsomwine
Partnerships Manager

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Jessica’s experience includes working directly in higher education for Ellucian, the world’s largest provider of technology services and solutions for higher education. Jessica spent eight years directly engaged in supporting chief information officers at over 75 colleges and universities to ensure world-class service and technology transformation are being delivered. Jessica began her career … read full profile

Shane Doherty
Sponsorship Sales Manager

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Originally from the UK, Shane Doherty has created and hosted focused business networking events from appointment-based meetings, conferences, expos, social corporate gatherings, and round tables for more than 15 years throughout both North America and Europe. These events were all created for senior-level executives within several different verticals. Shane has … read full profile

Erica Oghoghorie
Conference Producer

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Erica Oghoghorie’s goal is to connect people through content. Since 2016, she has worked as a Conference producer across various industries, including MICE, procurement, HR, and advertising. She holds undergraduate, and master’s degrees from De Montfort University, Leicester and is currently a Conference Producer at Energy Conference Network. Erica loves … read full profile