Future Digital Twin

26-27 May 2021 

Johan Nell

Position: Partner, Baringa Partners

Johan has over 20 years of experience in both industry and consulting roles for the Electricity, Mining and Oil & Gas sectors. Johan has a proven track record for improving the core operations performance of his clients, providing thought leadership and driving results through strategy development, operating model design, process excellence, and implementation of enabling technologies.

Areas of Expertise

  • Operating model and process design for natural resources industries
  • Asset management and operations efficiency improvement in upstream oil and gas
  • Maintenance, production and operations and capital project management
  • Enterprise resource planning and expert systems architecture and implementation
  • Hydrocarbon and commercial management in upstream oil and gas
  • Integrated operations / digital oilfield services in upstream oil and gas



UK Oil Company
Development of digital strategy and roadmap across exploration and production value chain, addressing core operational challenges and proposing pragmatic solutions

ME Refiner
Programme to modernise trading, logistics and commercial processes and define associated information technology architecture

Global Mining Company
Design and implementation of production management solution, integrating to productions systems and ERP, enabling planning forecasting and results capture of mining campaigns

Integrated Oil and Gas Company
Design and implementation of global asset management solution, including common process design, systems selection deployment and client enablement
Strategic cost reduction programme with objective to extend production asset life by 20%. Lead identification of internal and external efficiency levers.

Upstream Oil and Gas Industry
Lead a co-development programme with large technology vendor to develop a hydrocarbon and revenue accounting solution for the upstream oil and gas industry. Performed market analysis, scope and functional design and oversaw development programme

Petrochemicals Company
Selection, design and deployment of ERP and CMMS solutions for UAE based petrochemicals company