Thanasis Kofinakos

Vice President, Head of Gas and LNG Consulting, Asia Pacific


  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • LNG
  • Midstream oil and gas
  • Oil and gas markets
  • Upstream oil and gas

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Thanasis brings 15 years of experience and broad knowledge of all aspects of the gas and LNG supply chain to his role.

Since joining Wood Mackenzie in 2012, Thanasis has led gas/LNG markets, trading optimisation, infrastructure economics, strategy and contract negotiation projects for NOCs, trading houses and majors, including some of Japan's biggest players.

Earlier in his career, he spent seven years in a variety of international roles within ExxonMobil Gas and Power. This included a four-year secondment in Qatar where he was part of a team responsible for marketing more than 35 mmtpa of LNG for RasGas LNG. His experience covered analysis, supply chain dynamics and commercial negotiations.


Natural Gas Executive Course, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Executive Management Course, London Business School

MBA, Cardiff University

BSc, Economics, University of Piraeus, Greece & Universidad Autonoma de Madrid