Andy Calitz

International Gas Union

Secretary General Elect

Andy Calitz is the Secretary General Elect of the International Gas Union. Currently he is engaged with the Global Energy Supply Transition Journey, based in London. He started his working career with Eskom, the South African electricity utility. He joined Shell in 1996 where he was actively involved in the alliances with Gazprom and CNOOC and SINOPEC, in Liquefied Natural Gas shipping, in Sakhalin Energy in Russia, in the Australian Gorgon LNG project, in New Business Development, and in LNG Canada. He has lived in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Boston, London, Lima, Moscow, Beijing, Tokyo, Sakhalin, Perth, The Hague and Vancouver. He has traveled to 99 countries on business and private visits. He is a member of The Royal Institute of International Affairs, and a fellow of the Royal Geographic Society.

Sessions With Andy Calitz

Tuesday, 2 March

  • 01:55pm - 02:25pm (CST) / 02/mar/2021 07:55 pm - 02/mar/2021 08:25 pm

    Strategic Dialogue

    Gas & the Decarbonization Agenda

    Panel Energy Transition/Climate & Sustainability Gas & LNG Decarbonization Pathways
    Gas and LNG are set to play a critical role in how the energy system decarbonizes, but there are many different paths forward. What multidimensional approach is needed for gas’ success in the energy transition? What are decarbonization’s different technological solutions and policy needs?