Andreas Kramer is an Application Specialist at the Raffinerie Heide GmbH, Germany’s northernmost crude oil refinery. Andreas graduated as an Engineer of Applied Sciences from Düsseldorf University and has been working as a refinery application specialist for 22 years.
Joachim Boese is Director, Digital Acceleration Consulting at AVEVA. He is working for more than 25 years in the Oil & Gas industry with experience both in international operating companies as well as consulting expertise with solution suppliers. Today Joachim is part of the Digital Acceleration Consulting team at AVEVA in the Oil & Gas space. Before joining Invensys in 2007 and now being part of AVEVA, Joachim worked for ConocoPhillips in their Wilhelmshaven Refinery and in Engineering, Operations and Planning & Scheduling for Deutsche Shell in their two German refineries in Hamburg and Cologne. Joachim holds a degree as Diplom Ingenieur of Clausthal University in Germany.