Colette Honorable

Colette is a member of Reed Smith’s Energy and Natural Resources Group resident in the Washington, D.C. office. Colette is a highly regarded policy maker in domestic and international energy sectors. Colette recently served as Commissioner at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). She was nominated by President Barack Obama in August 2014, and unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate…

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Shin Hosaka

Shin Hosaka is a Deputy Commissioner, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy of Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI). Shin is responsible for all the international affairs in Japan’s energy policy including Japan’s LNG procurement/market strategy, energy mix, nuclear power and renewable energies. He joined METI in 1987 and has a broad…

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Martin Houston

Following his studies which commenced with a bachelor’s degree in geology from Newcastle University in 1979 and then a petroleum geology master’s degree from Imperial College London in 1983, Martin was employed by BG Group plc and its predecessor companies, retiring after 32 years in February 2014 as chief operating officer and a member of…

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Lisa Jacobson

Lisa Jacobson serves as the President of the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) and manages the day-to-day operations of the organization. Ms. Jacobson has advised states and federal policymakers on energy, tax, air quality and climate change issues. She is a member of the Department of Energy’s State Energy Efficiency steering committee. Ms. Jacobson…

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Edward Johnston

As Senior Vice President of Research and Technology Development, Edward (Eddie) Johnston leads Gas Technology Institute (GTI), driving integrated responses to energy needs. He oversees GTI’s research staff—leading efforts across unconventional supply, energy conversion, natural gas delivery, and end use market sectors. GTI’s innovative technologies make energy resources economically viable, minimizing environmental footprint, and maximizing…

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Hazli Kassim

Hazli Kassim is the President of the Malaysian Gas Association (MGA), a non-profit organization with mission to promote the advancement of a sustainable Malaysian gas industry through advocacy, communication and education. MGA held the IGU Presidency during triennium 2009-2012. Hazli is also currently the Senior General Manager, Integrated Hydrocarbon Management, Malaysia Petroleum Management, at PETRONAS,…

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Peter Keller

Peter Keller is the Chairman of SEA\LNG, a multi-sector industry coalition, created to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. Peter, currently an Executive VP, joined TOTE Inc., in February of 2012 as president of TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico and has been leading the conversion of the company’s fleet to…

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Melanie Kenderdine

Ms. Kenderdine served as the Director of the DOE Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis, as well as the Energy Counselor to the Secretary from 2013-2017. She served as the Executive Director of MITEI from 2007-2013. In addition, Ms. Kenderdine was Vice President of the Gas Technology Institute, (2001-2007). She is also a Founder…

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Thomas Kuhn

Tom Kuhn is President of the Edison Electric Institute, the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies. EEI’s members provide electricity for 220 million Americans, operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and directly employ more than 500,000 workers. In addition, EEI has 70 international electric companies as International Members, and…

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Gregory P. Leveille

Greg Leveille is Chief Technology Officer for ConocoPhillips. During his career, he has held leadership positions in technology, exploration, operations, portfolio management, asset management, project management, and commercial organizations. Leveille is a member of the Executive Committee of the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC), serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board for the University of Houston’s…

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