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.

Matt Turns is the Strategy and Planning Manager for Chevron Gas and Midstream located in San Ramon, California.  Matt has been with Chevron for fifteen years, initially working as a naval architect in Chevron’s Marine Services Group before moving into more commercial roles including LNG Shipping Regional Manager in Houston.  Prior to his current role, Matt was Commercial Manager for North West Shelf Shipping Service Company where he was accountable for the day to day scheduling of the NWS fleet, LNG vessel chartering, operational assurance, setting strategy and information technology servic

Debbie is currently the Senior Shipping Adviser to Simpson, Spence and Young, one of the largest privately owned shipbroking firms in the world.

With over 30 years of LNG and LPG experience she began her career with Burbank Marine which became part of the Braemar Seascope group in 1999. She established the current LNG desk in Braemar which has grown in stature and worked closely with the successful technical arm of the company, Braemar Engineering (formerly Wavespec).

Roger leads a global team responsible for market access for Shell’s LNG production, entry to new markets, the provision of commercial advice and communications strategy. He was formerly Vice President New Business Development for the Asia Pacific LNG market and Director, Shell CSG (2008 – 2010). In his time with Shell, Roger has been a key player in building Shell’s leading global LNG production, marketing and trading positions.

Daniel Purba, graduated from Petroleum Engineering in 1985, and master degree in Engineering Management in 1998. Starting his career in PT Pertamina (Persero), an Indonesian State Energy Company, in 1991 as market analyst for international oil trading. He was appointed as VP Marketing of PETRAL (Pertamina Energy Trading Limited)-based in Singapore in 2003.

Mr Darius Lim is Head of Strategic Relations and Head of Corporate Affairs of Pavilion Energy Pte Ltd, where he oversees the strategic management of key stakeholder relationships; as well as external and internal communications and management of the Pavilion Energy brand, respectively. Prior to joining Pavilion Energy, he was a Senior Director at the Singapore Ministry of Law. Mr Lim was also the Director of Public Affairs at the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF), where he was involved in developing communications strategies for MINDEF and the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF).

Mr. Hiroki Sato is Chief Fuel Transactions Officer, Senior Executive Vice President of JERA Co., Inc. He graduated from Keio University, specializing in Marketing Management and has a career as a diplomat in Middle East for a certain terms.

He has over 20 years of experience in LNG procurement and trading.

He made several innovative deals such as joint purchasing, time swap, tripartite SPA, liquefaction tolling agreements with FLNG Liquefaction, LLC which is an affiliate of Freeport LNG Expansion etc., in Chubu.

Dr. Andrew Walker is the Vice President for Strategy for Cheniere Marketing. He is located in London and is responsible for the Strategy and Market Outlook of the marketing arm of Cheniere, reporting into the President of Cheniere Marketing Ltd. Until recently (October 2015) he was Vice President for Global LNG, and prior to that Head of LNG Strategy, at BG Group.

Jason Bennett is a partner in the Global Projects Group at Baker Botts L.L.P. who concentrates on project development, oil and gas projects and transactions, project finance and international business transactions and investments. Mr. Bennett has extensive current experience with liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects, including assisting clients with the development, construction and launch of greenfield liquefaction projects and related upstream developments, regasification facility projects, LNG shipping matters and the structuring of LNG trading platforms and investments.

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