Hiroshi Hashimoto
Senior Analyst - Gas Group

Hiroshi Hashimoto has been a Senior LNG / Natural Gas Analyst at the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ) since April 2010, after working on energy and natural gas issues for four years at the International Energy Agency (IEA).

Prior to those, Hiroshi worked for Tokyo Gas for 20 years, assuming positions in LNG procurement (strategy, project development, and contracting), business development (infrastructure development), the New York Representative Office (liaison and research), and the Sodegaura LNG receiving terminal (LNG receiving and storing operation management).

Hiroshi was a member of the Japanese government delegation to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 1994 - 1996 representing the Japan's gas industry in negotiations of an international convention on maritime transportation of goods, including LNG, LPG, and other energy commodities.

This will be his third appearance at the Gastech conference.