Mr. Tekin Kunt, Ph.D., CSPO, Director, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa), received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from University of Maryland at College Park. Dr. Kunt has over 25 years of experience in implementing risk based chemical engineering modeling and optimization methodologies for oil and gas production, refining and chemical processes, pipeline operations, electricity distribution, food, pharmaceuticals, and consumer products. Over the years, he has delivered various workshops and training courses in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and in the U.S. Dr. Kunt is a Certified PHA Facilitator and conducted many PHA studies using HAZOP and LOPA methodologies. He holds a U.S. patent in differentiating volatile organic compounds using chemical sensors. He is fluent in English, French, and Turkish.