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Christophe Liaud is currently serving as Commercial Director for Dunkerque LNG.

He entered energy business in 1998 with EDF where he initially worked as a key account commercial manager in the sale division, then he moved to the strategy department. He finally joined Dunkerque LNG in 2007 where he first served first as administrative and financial Director, he has been one of the key players within Dunkerque LNG in the project development and in the decision making process for developing one of the biggest regas facility in Europe, he notably negotiated the Throughput Agreement and the Shareholder’s agreement with the three founding partners. EDF is majority partner in the LNG receiving Dunkerque LNG terminal. Since 2011, Christophe LIAUD as Commercial Director is in charge of marketing the regas capacities, developing the commercial activities of the terminal (LNG reloading, Small scale business, …) and ensuring the commercial operations.

Before joining EDF, he held a position as Operation Manager in the water and wastewater services business for municipal and industrial clients at Veolia Water in France.

Christophe LIAUD is an engineer graduated from Arts et Métiers ParisTech and he has a degree in Management and Business Administration from the University of Lyon School of Management.

David Viduna is Head of Origination in ČEZ, responsible for origination activities across all commodities and markets. Before joining ČEZ in 2006, David worked in consulting companies and universities in various countries of EU and in Canada. David has background in natural sciences (PhD, Charles University in Prague) and business (MBA, University of Pittsburgh). David is a member of the Eurelectric Working Group Gas to Power.

Andrew Williamson has 20 years’ experience in global gas and LNG markets.  As Head of Supply, Trading, LNG and Commercial Operations for OMV Gas, he has responsibility for all the company’s commercial activities, including both gas and LNG sales and purchasing, trading and analytics, origination and logistical operations.

Located in Vienna, Austria, OMV Gas has a substantial pipe gas and LNG portfolio comprising a range of sales-purchase contracts, transportation and storage assets across Europe.  The business additionally supplies gas to end consumers in Austria, Germany, Italy, Hungary and Croatia.

Before joining OMV Gas Mr. Williamson had an international career working for bp, Shell, Eni and Gazprom in a variety of commercial and production operation roles, including in the North Sea, North America and the Middle East.  He has a Degree in Chemical Engineering and is a Member of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, holds a Certified Diploma in Accounting and Finance from the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and completed the Senior Executive Programme at London Business School.