Vice President - Business Development
Tokyo Gas America Ltd
Masa is VP Corporate & Strategic Growth for Tokyo Gas America, a subsidiary of Tokyo Gas, the largest gas distributor in Japan.
He has been involved in some international LNG projects such as ConocoPhillips-led Bayu-Undan Project in Australia as Tokyo Gas has some upstream stakes in those projects. In 2013 Tokyo Gas bought Barnett shale gas asset in Texas and set up its subsidiary, Tokyo Gas America. Since then Masa has responsibilities of business development from upstream to downstream in the US.
He has a bachelor of commerce from Waseda University in Tokyo and MBA from University of Illinois.