Jean-Phillipe was recently promoted to the role of VP Middle East and Asia Energy Division, prior to his promotion, he served as the Event Director for the company’s leading oil and gas event, the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) and has led it to a remarkable success in the past three years. As the head of the region’s Energy portfolio, Cossé will oversee ADIPEC, Middle East Heavy Oil Congress, and the Middle East Refining & Petrochemical Conference along with the region’s leading audited oil and gas publication ‘Pipeline Middle East.’ His past experience includes working on large scale events such as GITEX Technology Week, World Travel Market and Arabian Travel Market. He worked as a Senior Manager – Sales & Sector Development, GITEX Technology Week for the Dubai World Trade Centre and Sales Manager, Reed Travel Exhibitions for the World Travel Market and Arabian Travel Market. He has also worked with Standard & Poors’ Insurance Rating Division as the Key Account Manager. Cossé has a Master’s Degree in International Politics with Specialization in Chinese Foreign Policy from the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies.