Brian Kitney is the Commercial Lead on AGL’s proposed LNG import project to be located at Crib Point near Melbourne, Australia. Brian is also an independent Director of the C02CRC, with over 25 years industry experience in oil and gas in Australia and Asia. He has previously held senior industry positions including Vice President Commercial at Osaka Gas Australia, having spent 9 years at the company managing the company’s upstream investments in Australia and Papua New Guinea. Prior to joining Osaka Gas Australia, Brian held the position of Vice President Commodities at JPMorgan Securities Japan, based in Tokyo and has also held senior marketing and development positions at Apache Energy Ltd and Mitsui & Co (Australia) Ltd. Brian has 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 of Applied Finance from Kaplan. Brian is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and was previously Director and MD of a number of Osaka Gas subsidiaries.