Mr. Hirotatsu Fujiwara is Managing Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Energy Business Unit Ⅱ in Mitsui & Co., Ltd. He has over 25 years of experience in the oil & gas industry where he has covered a wide range of areas, including petroleum trading and operation/implementation of LNG Projects such as Qatargas and Cameron LNG. Currently, he is responsible for management of Mitsui’s investment activities in 11 existing and new LNG projects worldwide, and development of next-generation energy and environmental business. He graduated with a B.A. in economics from Tohoku University.