Thanasis Kofinakos

Director, Gas and LNG Consulting, North East Asia


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

Get in touch with Thanasis

Tel +82 2 3782 4814

Thanasis leads our midstream gas and LNG consulting team in North East Asia, based out of Korea. He is an expert in LNG procurement, LNG sales strategy, LNG and gas related contract negotiations and price reviews.

With detailed knowledge of gas and LNG markets and pricing, and the infrastructure required to support these operations, Thanasis has advised international majors and national oil and gas companies, Asian trading houses and first-time LNG buyers on a range of different projects.

His expertise includes LNG contracting, LNG trading, gas and power value chain integration, gas infrastructure investments, including LNG infrastructure, and contract price reviews and arbitrations. A recognised industry expert, he is frequently requested to speak at international conferences.

In the past, Thanasis worked for Exxon Mobil, including a four-year secondment to RasGas.


Executive Management Course, London Business School, UK

MBA, Cardiff University, UK

BSc Economics (First Class), University of Piraeus, Greece