Head of Commercial
Jasper Heikens is the Head of Commercial at GasLog Ltd. and GasLog Partners (both listed on the New York Stock Exchange). GasLog is a leading global provider of LNG shipping services. GasLog delivers natural gas that is helping the world transition to a lower carbon future. GasLog makes LNG shipping safer, cleaner and more efficient, and customers’ businesses more reliable and profitable. Everything from the design and build of the vessels, to the quality of the people and the relentless focus on safety and operational excellence, protects the value of the cargoes entrusted to GasLog. GasLog is a long-term partner for performance, committed to delivering on the promises it makes to its customers.
Jasper’s key responsibilities are the profitable employment of the open fleet, growing the business with long term contracted newbuild LNG carriers, developing Floating Storage and Regassification (FSU and FSRU) opportunities and engage with customers to ensure the best LNG transportation services are offered and maintained at all times. With a team in London, Singapore and Athens he strives to deliver excellence in all matters of commercial LNG transportation and floating infrastructures. As a member of the senior leadership team he provide support to the CEO for all activities, ventures, strategy and direction of the company.
Before joining GasLog Jasper was the Director of Commercial Shipping for BG-Group covering LNG and LPG chartering. BG-Group was a British oil and gas company (listed on London stock exchange) which was taken over by Shell in 2016. BG Group was at the forefront of developing the LNG portfolio trading model and was the biggest trader in flexible LNG volumes until the takeover. Jasper’s core responsibility at BG-Group was to ensure the LNG trading strategy could be delivered as competitively, flexibly and reliably as possible at all times. The strategy was executed by ensuring efficient management of all LNG and LPG contracts while developing and maintaining a high performing and motivated team, building strong relationships with strategic shipping partners and the broader industry and delivering continuous and outstanding performance in a high pressure, multi-faceted and ever evolving market often while operating under strict time constraints. As part of the Shipping Leadership Team, Jasper provided support to the Vice President on all matters pertaining to the shipping department of BG Group.