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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.

Maria Rita Galli is Senior Vice President of Business Development at Snam since October 2016.

With a degree in Nuclear Engineering at Politecnico of Milano, she joined Eni in 1997 and subsequently covered various roles in the International Business Development Department participating in international development projects and M&A initiatives.

From 2006 she was in charge of the International Business Development unit and from January 2010 of the International Business Development & Assets Management department. She also was a member of the Board of Eni’s participated and controlled companies abroad (Galp, Distrigas, Eni Gas & Power Trading BV, Eni Gas & Power France, GVS GmbH, etc).

From 2012 she was in charge of the International Markets Coordination’s Department and from 2013 of the long term gas supply portfolio strategy with responsibility in the definition of renegotiation targets for Eni’s portfolio of long term supply contracts with international suppliers and the coordination of the analytical activity to guide the negotiations and arbitrations with main suppliers. From 2016 she was in charge of International Upstream Negotiation at Eni covering Americas, Russia, Central Asia and Far East

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.

Vilnius University, MA in Banking (2003), ISM University of Management and Economics, MA in Business Administration (2008). London Business School, Management Training Programme (2008), Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance, study programmes on the Role of Chairperson of the Board (2013) and Corporate Management (2010).

He worked as Chairperson of the Board and CEO of Swedbank Life Insurance SE Lithuania Branch. Mindaugas Jusius does not have a shareholding in the Company.

Paul is a graduate of University College Dublin and a Chartered Civil Engineer and Environmental Engineer. He is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and a FEANI Professional Engineer.

Paul has 40 years’ experience in Engineering and Construction of which more than 25 years has been in the LNG industry. Geographically, his career has covered construction and engineering activities in Europe, the Middle East, India, Korea, China, South East Asia and the Americas.

He was involved in the development from concept to implementation of LNG projects in British Gas from 1987 to 1998 in both liquefaction and regasification.

From 1998 to 2009 he served as the Development Director within Whessoe LNG with direct responsibility for Product and Project Development.

In 2011 he was appointed to the role of Senior Vice President Global LNG and FLNG for Worley Parsons, responsible for the initiation, development and securing of all LNG and FLNG projects.

More recently in 2017 he moved to Steelhead LNG as their VP Projects, responsible for the development of their LNG Liquefaction projects at Sarita Bay and Malahat in British Columbia.

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.

Dries Acke works as Head of the Energy Union Programme at the European Climate Foundation in Brussels. Dries carried forward the ECF’s flagship Roadmap 2050 project and now heads ECF’s activities on EU energy policy and the Energy Union. Previously, Dries worked at Apple, Inc. where he worked for five years in the EMEA Public Affairs department. He holds an M.A. in Contemporary History from the Catholic University of Brussels and Leuven, Belgium, and was awarded a post-graduate degree in International Relations from the Karl-Rüprecht University in Heidelberg, Germany. As a Belgian and native Dutch speaker, Dries also masters English and French and has a good level of German and Italian.