With Chemical Engineering as the major in university, Jane Liao continued her education and received MSc degree from National Tsing-hua University, Taiwan followed by another Master Degree in Laws from CEPMLP, University of Dundee, UK.

Jane Liao started her career as a chemist at Exploration & Development Research Institute of CPC. Since 1997, she has been in charge of LNG/NG business for two decades. In February, 2017, she was appointed as the CEO of Natural Gas Business of CPC Corporation, Taiwan.

As a Board Member for the Institute and Director in Charge of the Energy Data and Modelling Center, she is responsible for quantitative and qualitative analyses on energy policy issues. In the aftermath of the tsunami and nuclear incident, her team’s analyses and recommendations contributed greatly to the electricity saving campaign and continue to this day to contribute to the debate regarding a national energy mix for Japan. She has been serving as a member of various government councils and committees in the fields of energy and science & technologies.

Momoyo Yuki was born in Tokyo, graduated from Keio University with Bachelor degree of Economics. After graduation, she joined Hitachi, Ltd. International sales division of power systems. She has worked in United States (NY) and Canada (Calgary) as sales manager and traveled 40+ countries for power business. In 2003, she has moved to join Shell Japan, Ltd. to support power project development in Japan. Then she was also involved in LNG business such as Sakhalin II, Brunei LNG and LNG trading. In 2014, she has moved to join Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd.

Ms. Spomer joined Jordan Cove LNG as President and Chief Executive Officer on November 3, 2014. She has over 30 years of experience in the energy industry, having the majority of her career in the LNG industry. Ms. Spomer has extensive experience in commercial activities and developing new growth opportunities. Prior to joining Jordan Cove LNG, Ms. Spomer was Senior Vice President, Global Business Development with BG Group PLC. Ms. Spomer has also held senior leadership positions with BP and Amoco. Over Ms.

Al Walker is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. He joined Anadarko in 2005 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, later serving as President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Anadarko, he worked in the oil and natural gas industry, investment and commercial banking and as an institutional investor.

Following his studies which commenced with a bachelor’s degree in geology from Newcastle University in 1979 and then a petroleum geology master’s degree from Imperial College London in 1983, Martin was employed by BG Group plc and its predecessor companies, retiring after 32 years in February 2014 as chief operating officer and a member of the board of directors. 

Akira Kono is currently a corporate officer at the NYK Line headquarters in Tokyo. He joined NYK Line in 1984 and has since worked in a number of the company’s shipping divisions in Tokyo, Osaka, Hamburg, New York, and London. In 2006, he was assigned as manager of NYK’s LNG Division, where he was responsible for the company’s LNG business in the Atlantic and Pacific markets. In 2009, he became managing director of NYK LNG (Atlantic) Ltd. in London. And in 2012, he was appointed senior general manager of NYK Line, rising to his current position of corporate officer in 2015.


Deputy chief engineer

 of SEI , Sinopec

-Final approver for Tianjing LNG receiving terminal, storage & transportation process for Chongqing LNG liquefaction tank farm, Shandong LNG receiving terminal tank farm and etc.

-Project manager for refinery and petrochemical as well as oil depot & transportation system.

-Lead process and piping engineer of LPG tank farm and distribution.

-Project manager for CDU unit revamping in petrochemical projects.


John F. Hatley PE, Americas Vice President Ship Power for Wartsila North America, has over 30 years of combined marine experience spanning business development, project management of domestic and overseas vessel construction, owner’s

Mr. Hirotatsu Fujiwara is Managing Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Energy Business Unit Ⅱ in Mitsui & Co., Ltd. He has over 25 years of experience in the oil & gas industry where he has covered a wide range of areas, including petroleum trading and operation/implementation of LNG Projects such as Qatargas and Cameron LNG. Currently, he is responsible for management of Mitsui’s investment activities in 11 existing and new LNG projects worldwide, and development of next-generation energy and environmental business. He graduated with a B.A.