Mr Gordenker is Chairman of JERA Co., Inc., a position he assumed in April 2016. He acted as senior advisor to JERA from its founding in April 2015 until becoming Chairman.
Mr Gordenker has a long-time involvement in Japan and the global energy business. He lived in Japan in the 1980s and, after completing graduate studies in law and international affairs, he began practicing law in Washington DC in 1988. He was a partner of White & Case LLP based in Tokyo from 2000 to 2014, where he was a leader of the firm’s global energy practice with particular expertise in LNG and power.