Brian Kitney

Chief Commercial Officer,
Osaka Gas Australia

Brian Kitney is Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer at Osaka Gas Australia, having joined the company in March 2008. As head of the Commercial team, based in Perth, his primary responsibilities include managing the company’s existing upstream investments in Australia and Papua New Guinea including Gorgon & Ichthys LNG, the Sunrise, Evans Shoal & Crux projects as well as evaluating new investment opportunities. Prior to joining Osaka Gas Australia he held the position of Vice President Commodities at JPMorgan Securities Japan, based in Tokyo.  Brian has also held positions as Marketing Manager for Apache Energy Ltd and Manager, Energy at Mitsui & Co (Australia) Ltd.

With more than 25 years’ experience in oil and gas in Australia and Asia, Brian has obtained an MBA from Curtin University, a Master of Applied Japanese Linguistics and a Graduate Diploma in Diplomacy and Trade from Monash University, a Graduate Diploma from Swinburne University and a Graduate Diploma in Finance from Kaplan. Brian is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Director of a number of Osaka Gas subsidiaries.   


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