President & CEO
Sempra LNG & Midstream
Octávio M. C. Simões is President & CEO of Sempra LNG & Midstream, where he directs all LNG and Midstream activities. Sempra LNG & Midstream leads Sempra Energy’s efforts to develop, build and operate liquefied natural gas (LNG) receipt terminals, liquefaction facilities, natural gas pipelines and storage facilities. Previously, Simões was the Vice President of commercial development for Sempra LNG, where he was responsible for all commercial activities related to Sempra LNG. Prior to joining Sempra LNG, Mr Simões held numerous management positions in the Sempra Energy family of companies. Mr Simões has more than 38 years of experience in the energy industry, serving as a project manager, project developer, consultant, and asset manager in the United States, Latin America, and Europe. He holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth. He is a registered professional engineer in the state of Massachusetts.