Future Downstream

London | October 2020

Francesco Coletti, PhD

Position: Co-Founder and CEO, Hexxcell Ltd. 

Francesco Coletti is the co-founder and CEO of Hexxcell Ltd, a high-tech company that spun out of Imperial College London, specialising in advanced analytics and predictive monitoring for the oil and gas industry. Francesco has over twelve years’ experience in developing mathematical models, optimisation solutions and advanced data analytics and deploying them in industry. He has published over 70 journal articles and conference proceedings and co-edited the first monograph entirely dedicated to Crude Oil Fouling. He is also the Executive Editor of Heat Exchanger Design Handbook, the Secretary of the UK National Heat Transfer Committee and one of the two elected representatives for the UK to the Assembly for International Heat Transfer Conferences. He holds a Laurea degree in Chemical Engineering from Padova University, Italy, an MSc in Process Systems Engineering and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London, UK.