Jean-Christian is Head of LNG brokering at SCB Group, a global firm with strong presence on renewables and clean fuels. Prior to taking this role, he was running an independent consulting business, advising trading houses and utilities on their LNG strategy and teaching in-house workshops. From 2013 to 2017, he launched the LNG desk at Swiss trading house DufEnergy (now DXT), creating new market opportunities including the first Qatari, US and Algerian standard-size spot cargoes into Italy. From 2009 to 2012, he held several roles at GDF Suez / Engie, where he made a number of innovative LNG spot trades and managed long term LNG contracts with Algeria’s Sonatrach. His earlier background is in the gas sector, where he has a 10-year experience in various roles, from pipeline studies to marketing & sales.