Alamo, J.

SNC-Lavalin Inc., Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Jose Alamo is the General Manager of SNC-Lavalin’s Global Training and Simulation (GTS) business, where he leads the strategic direction and overall operations. Over a 20-yr career in the operator training industry, Mr. Alamo has developed and managed the delivery of process simulators and industrial training programs, and has led the development and launch of new products. He earned BS and MS degrees in chemical engineering from École Polytechnique of Montreal, Quebec, and an MBA from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.

Solve operator training in a challenging refining industry

Alamo, J., SNC-Lavalin Inc.; Ross, M., Honeywell Process Solutions

Workforce reduction, the expected retirement of baby boomers, personnel leaving the industry in search of better opportunities, and the lack of jobs for new graduates will create a skills deficit once the industry begins growing again.