David COLSON graduated in 1989 from Birmingham University with a Double Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Commerce and has been employed as a Project and Sales Manager within the automotive industry with major OEM’s. He subsequently gained experience in ship propulsion through the construction of test-beds for vessel marine diesel engines.

Björn Munko is Sales Manager at TGE Marine Gas Engineering GmbH, a long established market leader for the design and construction of cargo handling system for ships and offshore units carrying liquefied cryogenic gases (LNG, LPG, and petrochemical gases) as well as LNG fuel gas systems for merchant vessels. He joined TGE as a Project Engineer in 2003 and gained extensive experience across multi-disciplinary and complex offshore projects. He has further been involved in the engineering and commissioning of a number of liquefied gas terminals and carriers.

Gailing Bai, professorate senior engineer, graduated from the Xi'an Jiao Tong University with a master degree in cryogenic engineering; acted as the chief engineer of both the LNG and Offshore Company of HQC and the NEA LNG technology research center, rated as the master of engineering survey and design in Petroleum and Chemical industry, and certified as PMP; engaged in petroleum and chemical project design and management for 27 years; focused on technology research and development, technical solution planning, project feasibility study, Pre-FEED and FEED design, project management, Standa

Tetsuro Tochikawa is responsible for prospect evaluation, project economics, budget proposals and project management controls with a strong emphasis on technology development.

He is a seasoned professional with extensive management experience and a solid background in field development planning, engineering and major international project execution.

Justin Hearn graduated in chemical engineering from the University of Bradford, UK, in 1977.

He joined Babcock Woodall-Duckham Ltd., initially as a graduate trainee, and then as a commissioning engineer.

In 1980 he joined  oilfield chemical manufacturer, Petrolite Ltd, as a Technical Sales Manager, initially based in Libya, and later throughout West Africa. 

In 1990, he joined BASF as their Middle East Technical Advisor for oilfield chemicals, based in Dubai, and later working in the Russia oilfields.

Over 39 years of experience, all with JGC. Since 2009, being appointed as
one of board members of JGC. With 23 years in project management
positions on EPC projects in the refinery, gas, chemical and petrochemical
industries in the Far East, the Middle East, Europe and Australia.

Hayato Suga is the Operating Officer and General Manager of Natural Resources and Energy Department / Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK), he has over 25years experience as classification experts especially for LNG / LPG shipping technology. Since beginning his career at ClassNK in 1986, Hayato Suga has contributed greatly to the safety of liquefied gas carriers and tankers, from inspecting vessel drawings to supporting the creation of technical guidelines and was appointed as Operating Officer in 2012 being in charge of offshore oil / gas field as well.

Iain is an ex-mariner with 14 years seagoing experience onboard ships with Ocean Fleets, Bibby Line, Esso International and Conoco/Maersk Floating Production.

Chris has twenty-five years of experience with KBR and the M. W. Kellogg Company and has worked exclusively in LNG for seventeen years. His areas of responsibility include the design and construction of onshore and offshore liquefaction projects and receiving terminals.  
Chris leads the Global LNG Technology and Development Team, which is comprised of the most experienced LNG consultants at KBR.  The team has oversight responsibility for worldwide LNG projects while maintaining KBR’s know-how and technical execution consistency.