Jose Basanio AldonManaging Director/CEO & Adviser(Philippines) at AXI LNGAS Inc.
Mr. “Joe” Aldon, MD/CEO, AXI LNGAS Inc., has more than 30 years of relevant and diverse industry experience and has recently acted as the Senior Adviser, Natural Gas Business for a leading Philippine energy infrastructure company, First Gen Corporation. He had participated and was responsible for directing and managing the activities of a team of managers, technical staff, joint venture partners & consultants in the successful project development and the implementation of several critical infrastructure projects domestic and overseas. The most recent involvement is an investment/acquisition exercise for a renewable energy project and an LNG infrastructure company. Before moving back to the Philippines, he had been working in Canada where he was involved in the identification, evaluation and execution of project proposals in his role as Director, International Business Development for TransCanada PipeLines Ltd. (TCPL or the new TC Energy). Assignments have included: leading and winning a USD $310 million natural gas pipeline bid for the financing, design, construction and operation of a privatized natural gas system in Colombia, South America; a $2.0 billion crude oil pipeline with BP and TOTAL SA; was involved and led the $1.4 billion proposal to build an offshore gas pipeline and a 1200 MW power plant in the Philippines. He had actively participated in several privatization (BOT & JV) projects in South America and SE Asia. Prior to his assignment as Director, Mr. Aldon was employed as the Manager, Project Services for TCPL, which undertook a US $4.0 billion expansion program in its North American system that open up the North Eastern US market for Canadian gas. Prior to being employed with TCPL, Mr. Aldon worked for fifteen years in the energy, infrastructure and construction industries in Asia, Saudi Arabia, North Africa, South and North America where he gained invaluable project management and operating experience. Joe holds both M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Civil Engineering and had taken Senior Executive Management courses and seminars. He has been very active as a Speaker and a Panelist in the local and international LNG and Natural Gas circuit.