Ajay Singh is Special Advisor to the Chairman and the President of Japan Petroleum Exploration Company (JAPEX) based in Tokyo. Earlier, he worked with Shell for several years holding various commercial and general management roles in the LNG and Upstream businesses based out of Delhi, Mumbai, London and The Hague. He helped established Shell's LNG marketing business in India and deliver LNG and Upstream projects in various other parts of the world. Since joining JAPEX in March 2014, he has overseen changes to its LNG business and has been helping the company to further develop its international competitiveness. Apart from keenly following the evolution of the global LNG business, his professional interests include bringing about strategic change within energy companies to improve business performance and the transformation of energy markets toward a greater role for renewables.