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Nils Andreas has been with DNV GL since 1993 working with oil and gas risk management both in expert and management positions. His focus has been the Eurasian markets including Russia, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan.

He is DNV GL’s corporate key account for Gazprom. Thus, he has been personally involved in the Blue Stream, Nord Stream (I & II), and South Stream projects.

Also, he has worked with and negotiated contracts for DNV GL with NCOC and AgipKCO (Kashagan). He has also spoken widely around the world on both closed (Turkmenistan, Algeria) and open conferences (Asia, Europe, USA, Canada) on pipelines, gas markets, energy and risk.

Masvie holds a Master of Art in Law and Diplomacy from Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

He has previously also worked with Saga Petroleum (Norwegian independent), The Norwegian Foreign Mission to Moscow, and in the World Bank’s IFC in Kiev.

Dr. Andrew Walker is the Vice President for Strategy for Cheniere Marketing.

He is located in London and is responsible for the Strategy and Market Outlook of the marketing arm of Cheniere, reporting into the Chief Commercial Officer.

Until recently (October 2015) he was Vice President for Global LNG, and prior to that Head of LNG Strategy, at BG Group, where he worked for over 20 years before joining Cheniere.

During his career in LNG he has been located in Singapore, Egypt, the USA and UK and has worked on numerous LNG projects including Atlantic LNG in Trinidad and Tobago, Egyptian LNG, and Dragon LNG in the UK.

Dr. Walker has a Doctorate in Geology from Imperial College, University of London.

PETRONAS Energy Trading Ltd – Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Chairman – Humbly Grove Energy Ltd, (UK gas storage and oil production company)
Director – PETRONAS LNG (UK) Ltd, (Atlantic basin LNG trading company)
Director – Kinsale Energy Group, Ireland (Irish offshore E&P and gas storage group)
Director – MPF Holdings Group (IPP owning 2.1 GWh of UK power generation assets)

Fasluddeen joined PETRONAS Energy Trading Ltd (“PETL”) in 2017 as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director.  He has overall responsibility for sustainably growing PETRONAS’ European gas marketing and trading business, optimising its diverse assets in gas storage, LNG regas terminal and power assets.

Before joining PETL, Fasluddeen was responsible for Business Strategy of PETRONAS LNG (UK) Ltd focusing on long-term growth of PETRONAS’ LNG portfolio in the Atlantic basin.

Fasluddeen has served as the Executive Assistant to the Chairman of PETRONAS Group between 2012 and 2016, working closely with the Management teams across both Upstream and Downstream business Divisions on various operational and strategic initiatives. He had also carried the role of Strategic Planner for the Refining & Trading Business and had leadership roles in varying Human Resources functions at PETRONAS Holding Company.

Fasluddeen has an MBA from the Manchester Business School, UK and BBA from the International Islamic University of Malaysia. He has lived in Malaysia, Australia and UK for studies and professional career.

Cristian Signoretto was born in Verona, Italy in 1974. After graduating in Mechanical Engineering in 1999 from the Politecnico di Milano, he fulfilled his military service as an Officer in the Italian Army.

In 2000 he was awarded with a scholarship as a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Energy of the Politecnico di Milano, where he was involved in research projects and teaching activities.

In 2001 he joined McKinsey. He obtained a Master in Business Administration from Columbia University, New York, in 2005.

After a short experience in Citigroup in New York, he continued his career in McKinsey, mostly dealing with projects in the Oil & Gas and Banking & Insurance sectors. In 2007 he joined Eni in the Office of the CEO supporting the Top Management for corporate strategy and group-level projects.

In November 2008 he was appointed Senior Vice President for International Sales with the responsibility to develop gas sales in the European B2B markets outside Italy within the Gas & Power business of Eni.

In May 2012 he became Executive Vice President for International Markets and LNG Activities with the responsibility for the overall commercial strategy and sales activities outside Italy, including affiliate companies and LNG marketing.

Starting from November 2016 he is Executive Vice President for Portfolio Strategy and Long Term Gas Negotiations in the newly established Midstream business of Eni. In his new role he oversees the gas supply portfolio management and the relationships with long term gas suppliers, including the management of the affiliate company in Hungary.

He is a member of the Board of Directors in Union Fenosa Gas (Spain), a JV between eni and Gas Natural Fenosa, and in BlueStream (The Netherlands), a JV between eni and Gazprom.

Ralf Aehlen works as a Gas Trader at EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG, Karlsruhe, Germany. He joined the Gas Desk in 2008. For the past four years he specialized in hedging and optimization of gas storages. Before joining the Gas Desk Ralf worked in risk management at EnBW Trading. He started his career in consulting. Ralf has a Master of Economics from the University of Cologne.

Michael Losch, born in 1968.

He gained a commercial sciences degree at WU-Vienna in cooperation with French partner universities (ESSCA, HEC).

Doctorate with his dissertation on competitive regulation of the e-economy.

1993-95 EU and energy expert at the Austrian Economic Chamber.

In 1996, he worked at the ING Bank’s International Project Finance Department.

In 1997, he moved to Brussels to work for the European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy, responsible for the implementation and further development of the EU electricity-market guidelines.

In 1999-2004 he was responsible for the economic policy and competition law-agenda, as a member of the cabinet of EU Commissioner Franz Fischler.

From April 2004 to August 2016, he was the head of department for economic policy, innovation and technology; Since September 2016 he is head of the department for energy and mining at the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economics.