Introducing Our 2017 Speakers

Global LNG Leaders Spearheading the 2017 CWC World LNG Summit

H.E. Ana Paula Vitorino - Minister of Sea - Republic of PortugalH.E. Ana Paula VitorinoMinister of SeaRepublic of Portugal
H.E. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi - Prime Minister of Pakistan & Minister In-Charge of Ministry of Energy - Government of PakistanH.E. Shahid Khaqan AbbasiPrime Minister of Pakistan & Minister In-Charge of Ministry of EnergyGovernment of Pakistan
Masato Sasaki - Director, Oil & Gas Division - Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI), JapanMasato SasakiDirector, Oil & Gas DivisionMinistry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI), Japan
Carlos Gomes da Silva - CEO - Galp Carlos Gomes da SilvaCEOGalp
Laurent Vivier - President  Gas - TotalLaurent VivierPresident GasTotal
Chen Bo - President - UnipecChen BoPresidentUnipec
Ali Khalaf Al-Kaabi - Interim Chief Marketing & Shipping Officer - RasGas Company LimitedAli Khalaf Al-KaabiInterim Chief Marketing & Shipping OfficerRasGas Company Limited
Kunio Nohata - Executive Director - Tokyo Gas Co., LtdKunio NohataExecutive DirectorTokyo Gas Co., Ltd
Hiroki Sato - Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Fuel Transactions Officer - Jera Co., Inc.Hiroki SatoSenior Executive Vice President, Chief Fuel Transactions OfficerJera Co., Inc.
Djohardi Angaga Kusumah - Senior Vice President, Gas & Power - PT Pertamina (Persero)Djohardi Angaga KusumahSenior Vice President, Gas & PowerPT Pertamina (Persero)
Martin Houston - Vice Chairman - Tellurian Inc.Martin HoustonVice ChairmanTellurian Inc.
Iqbal Z Ahmed - Chairman - Pakistan GasPortIqbal Z AhmedChairmanPakistan GasPort
Meg Gentle - President and Chief Executive Officer - Tellurian Inc.Meg GentlePresident and Chief Executive OfficerTellurian Inc.
Frédéric Barnaud - Executive Director - Gazprom Marketing & TradingFrédéric BarnaudExecutive DirectorGazprom Marketing & Trading
Jonty Shepard - COO LNG - BPJonty ShepardCOO LNGBP
Eric Bensaude - Managing Director, Commercial Operations & Asset Optimisation - Cheniere MarketingEric BensaudeManaging Director, Commercial Operations & Asset OptimisationCheniere Marketing
Octávio Simões - President - Sempra LNG & MidstreamOctávio SimõesPresidentSempra LNG & Midstream
Jun Nishizawa - Senior Vice President, Division COO, Energy Resources Division B - Mitsubishi CorporationJun NishizawaSenior Vice President, Division COO, Energy Resources Division BMitsubishi Corporation
Guillermo Turrent Schnaas - Director General CFEnergia - Comisión Federal de Electricidad (Mexico)Guillermo Turrent SchnaasDirector General CFEnergiaComisión Federal de Electricidad (Mexico)
Kees van Seventer - President - Vopak LNGKees van SeventerPresidentVopak LNG
Maciej Woźniak - Deputy CEO - Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG)Maciej WoźniakDeputy CEOPolish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG)
Mustafa M. Siddiqui - Head of Energy EMEA - BlackstoneMustafa M. SiddiquiHead of Energy EMEABlackstone
Shammi Herai - Chief Business Developer - Engie Global LNGShammi HeraiChief Business DeveloperEngie Global LNG
Jose Maria Castro - General Manager - SPEC LNGJose Maria CastroGeneral ManagerSPEC LNG
Pablo Galante Escobar - Global Head of LNG - Vitol Group Pablo Galante EscobarGlobal Head of LNGVitol Group
David Carroll - President - International Gas UnionDavid CarrollPresidentInternational Gas Union
Philippe Berterottière - Chairman & CEO - GTTPhilippe BerterottièreChairman & CEOGTT
Patrick Janssens - Vice President, Global Gas Solutions - ABSPatrick JanssensVice President, Global Gas SolutionsABS
Martin Paliga - Managing Director - Galway GroupMartin PaligaManaging DirectorGalway Group
Graham Hartnell - Manager, LNG & Gas Consulting - Poten & PartnersGraham HartnellManager, LNG & Gas ConsultingPoten & Partners
Steven Miles - Partner, Head of LNG Practice - Baker Botts L.L.P.Steven MilesPartner, Head of LNG PracticeBaker Botts L.L.P.
Jason Bennett - Partner, Co-Chair - Global Projects - Baker Botts L.L.P. Jason BennettPartner, Co-Chair - Global ProjectsBaker Botts L.L.P.
Richard Nelson - Partner - King & SpaldingRichard NelsonPartnerKing & Spalding
Christopher Goncalves - Chair and Managing Director, Energy - BRGChristopher GoncalvesChair and Managing Director, EnergyBRG
Katan Hirachand - Managing Director – Energy Project Finance - Societe GeneraleKatan HirachandManaging Director – Energy Project FinanceSociete Generale
Andrew Clifton - General Manager - SIGTTO Andrew CliftonGeneral ManagerSIGTTO
Pat Roberts - Managing Director - LNG-Worldwide LtdPat RobertsManaging DirectorLNG-Worldwide Ltd
Melissa Lindsay - Global Head of LNG - Tullett PrebonMelissa LindsayGlobal Head of LNGTullett Prebon
David Ledesma - Independent Consultant - South-Court LtdDavid LedesmaIndependent ConsultantSouth-Court Ltd
Andy Flower - Independent Consultant  - Flower LNGAndy FlowerIndependent Consultant Flower LNG
Desmond Wong - Managing Editor, Europe LNG - S&P Global PlattsDesmond WongManaging Editor, Europe LNGS&P Global Platts

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