Daein Cha

Managing Director,
Transborders Energy

With 20 years of oil and gas work experience, Daein specialises in LNG major capital project management, LNG business development and LNG procurement and trading.  He joined Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd in 1998 and has since served roles of increasing responsibilities including Manager of LNG procurement & trading, and Manager of LNG upstream business development. 

Daein joined Chevron Australia (Chevron) in 2012 as Deputy Business Manager and in 2014 as Deputy Project Manager for the Gorgon Expansion Project.  He subsequently also served in project management roles for Chevron’s Gorgon Stage 2 and Jansz-Io Compression projects. 

Daein has taken on the role as Managing Director of Transborders Australia Pty Ltd since early 2017.

Daein received his Bachelor’s degree in Management from the International Christian University (Japan), and his MBA from the University of Virginia Darden Graduate School of Business Administration (USA).

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