#WLNGVirtual 1–4 December 2020

Carlos Gomes da Silva

Carlos Gomes da Silva was born in Porto, Portugal and is 50 years old. He has been a member of Galp’s Board of Directors since 2007 and vice-president and president of the Executive Committee since April 2015.

He is a professional with 27 years of experience in different industries, in particular oil & gas. He joined Galp Energia/Petrogal early in the 1990’s, where he played several managerial roles leading the areas of refining operations, supply & trading, planning & control and strategy.

From 2001, and for six years, he served in the beverages industry (at Unicer, a Carlsberg group company) as Head of M&A Strategy and subsequently as Executive Director (for the supply chain, retail and human resources). He returned to the oil & gas industry in 2007 to serve as Board Member in Galp Energia, having served in several executive roles since 2008 as Executive Director namely for marketing oil, gas & power, trading oil & gas and corporate divisions (procurement, marketing, human resources, legal, corporate governance and compliance).

Carlos holds a Degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science by the School of Engineering of the Porto University and an MBA by ESADE/IEP (Barcelona).

Kunio Nohata

Mr. Nohata has been working for Tokyo Gas for more than 30 years since joining in 1984. Through his career with the company, he has engaged in various fields such as overseas business development, infrastructure development, energy sales & service planning, energy solution business, LNG procurement and power business, as well as experiencing as President & CEO of Tokyo Gas Engineering Solution, subsidiary of Tokyo Gas Co.Ltd., specializing in engineering business.

He holds a Bachelor and Master of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology.

 

Hiroki Sato

Hiroki Sato is managing executive officer of JERA Co., Inc. and senior operating officer of its Business Development Department. He also serves as non-executive CEO of JERA Americas.

Prior to assuming his current positions in April 2019, as JERA’s senior executive vice president and chief fuel transaction officer from July 2016, Mr. Sato was involved in all of the company’s LNG procurement and sales activities, including spot procurement, as the world’s largest buyer of LNG (35 million tons/year). In the course of his career, he has devoted his energies to creating business opportunities by leveraging a global networking of connections built through long experience.

 

Chen Bo

Mr. Chen has been President of UNIPEC since April 2014. Mr. Chen is also the Chairman of Sinopec Kantons Holdings Limited.

Since joining Unipec in 1993, he has successively held various positions:

Mr. Chen has extensive working experience in international crude oil and natural gas trading and transportation as well as international storage logistics and has maintained a good relationship with the world’s major oil producers, large oil companies and large trading companies.

Djohardi Angaga Kusumah

Djohardi Angga Kusumah is the Senior Vice President of Gas and Power at PT Pertamina (Persero). He has been part of the senior management in Gas, New & Renewables, and also the Upstream business of Pertamina. He starts his C – Level career as the first President Director of PT Nusantara Regas, one of Pertamina’s subsidiary which serves domestic gas demand by utilising the first FSRU in Indonesia.

Having professional expertise for more than 24 years covering LPG, LNG, CNG, power, new & renewables, and also upstream business, he has a comprehensive knowledge mainly in developing Pertamina’s gas business at full value chain, from exploration until delivering the gas to its end users. Currently he is also appointed as the Head of LNG Committee of Indonesia Gas Society.

Graduating his Management studies from consecutively University of Padjajaran and University of Gajah Mada in Indonesia, Djohardi has proficiently managed across business and operational matters in the company. 

Maciej Woźniak

Mr. Maciej Woźniak is a graduate of the Cracow University of Economics (holding a master’s degree in Economics) and the National School of Public Administration. He also completed a post-graduate course in property valuation at the Warsaw University of Technology. He is a member of the Polish Civil Service Corps. In 2011, he participated in the International Visitor Leadership Program run by the US Department of State.

In 2003−2008, he worked at the Ministry of Finance and at the Ministry of Economy, where he led the Oil and Gas Department and was responsible for implementing the act on mandatory oil, gas and fuels stocks and for securing Poland’s accession to the OECD’s International Energy Agency based in Paris. After Poland joined the IEA, he represented his country at IEA Governing Board meetings a number of times. He also coordinated preparations ahead of the implementation of the second package of the EU gas market liberalisation legislation and participated in the EU’s work on the third such package.

In 2008−2010, he was the Prime Minister’s Chief Adviser on Energy Security and Secretary of the Prime Minister’s interdepartmental Energy Security Policy Team. He represented Poland in the V4 High-Level Group on Energy and the EC’s Group for the Baltic Energy Market Interconnection Plan. He supervised the pre-construction phase of the Świnoujście LNG Terminal project. He was on the team that negotiated the intergovernmental gas supply contract between Poland and Russia. He resigned from his position as adviser to the Prime Minister only after the contract was signed in November 2010.

In 2011−2013, he advised the Environment Minister and Chief Geologist on geological and mining law reform.

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