Jon Russell - Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer - First Gen Corporation

Jon Russell


Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer
First Gen Corporation

Jonathan C. Russell, born September 23, 1964, British, is Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of First Gen Corporation.  He is a board member of Energy Development Corporation and a Senior Adviser to First Philippine Holdings Corporation.

Mr. Russell is leading the development of the FGEN Batangas LNG Terminal Project, located in the First Gen Clean Energy Complex in Batangas City, Philippines. This will serve the natural gas requirements of existing and future gas-fired power plants of third parties and First Gen. First Gen currently owns approximately 2,000 MW of operating gas assets (the 1,000 MW Santa Rita Power Plant, the 500 MW San Lorenzo Power Plant, the 414 MW San Gabriel Power Plant and the 97 MW Avion Power Plant), all of which currently operate on indigenous Malampaya gas supply. 

Before joining First Gen, Mr. Russell was Vice President of Generation Ventures Associates (GVA), an international developer of independent power projects based in Boston, USA, responsible for the development of 1,720MW of IPP projects in Asia.  Prior to joining GVA, he worked for BG plc based in London and Boston, responsible for the development of power and natural gas distribution projects.

Mr. Russell has an MBA with Distinction in International Business and Export Management degree (1989), from City University Business School, London, England, and a BSc. with Honours in Chemical and Administrative Sciences (1987) from City University, London, England.

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