Masaki Okada, based in Tokyo, is the President, Gas Japan, International Gas, IST, BP Japan K.K.
Okada is leading the Japan Gas team and provide insight into the Asia Strategy for gas/LNG growth and is a member of Global Business Development Leadership Team. He is integral to delivery of Japan LNG markets for Upstream projects and BP portfolio supply, managing senior level relationships with customers, key stakeholders, partners and counter-parties as well as working with BP Upstream business on opportunities with Japan parties.
Okada joined BP in May 2014 from ExxonMobil where over a career of 30 years he held a number of senior roles in both Upstream in the Gas business and Downstream in the Supply, Fuels Marketing, and Corporate Planning. Okada was the Chief Representative of ExxonMobil LNG Market Development Inc in Japan from 2005 to 2011. During this tenure, he was instrumental in delivering 3.3mtpa of Japanese market for the Papua New Guinea LNG project. Prior to joining BP, he was the Global Project Development Advisor for Asia managing various global projects implementation and business development in response to Singapore government’s new LNG procurement frame work.
He is married having a daughter and loves golf.