Thanasis is based in Seoul since May 2016. He has around 12 years experience in LNG/gas and power. Since joining Wood Mackenzie he has been involved in LNG/gas markets, infrastructure economics, strategy and contract negotiation projects for NOCs, trading houses and major. Notable projects that he has been responsible for were LNG trading and hubs work for Tokyo Gas, Hanyang, PERTAMINA, Rasgas and LNG procurement advisory for KOGAS, TOTAL, JERA, GS, SK, and POSCO Energy amongst others. He has also been the lead instructor for LNG focused training in the annually organised PETRONAS Natural Gas Course in 3 separate occasions.
Before Wood Mackenzie, Thanasis spent 7 years in a variety of international roles within ExxonMobil Gas and Power. This period included a 4 year secondment in Qatar where he was part of the LNG sales team for RasGas LNG, responsible for marketing more than 35 mmtpa of LNG. His experience covers analytical, supply chain and commercial negotiations aspects of the LNG/gas and power business.
Thanasis holds an MBA from Cardiff University, UK and a BSc in Economics (First) from the University of Piraeus, Greece. In addition, he is an alumnus of London Business School. He is a fluent Greek and Spanish speaker, has basic knowledge of Portuguese and French, and he is currently learning Korean.