Gaku Takagi

Gaku Takagi

Senior Vice President, Fuel Business Development, JERA

Mr. Takagi is Senior Vice President, Fuel Business Development and Gas & Power Development Team Leader of JERA Co., Inc.(JERA). JERA, a joint venture between TEPCO Fuel & Power, Inc., a subsidiary of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Incorporated, and Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc., was created to implement a comprehensive alliance covering the entire energy supply chain, from upstream investments and fuel procurement through to power generation.

Mr. Takagi’s career in energy industry spans over 28 years and he has extensive experience in fuel business including LNG shipping, LNG trading, LNG procurement, LNG upstream business and Coal business.

From 2015 until present, Mr. Takagi is responsible for JERA’s fuel business and investment. He also serves as a leader of Gas to Power projects development from 2017.

Prior to 2015, Mr. Takagi spent 26 years with Tokyo Electric Power Co., Inc. where he held various managing positions including Senior Manager of LNG Business Development Group.

Mr. Takagi graduated with a B.A. from Waseda University (1990) and M.B.A. from Boston University (2000).