Mr Gordenker became Chairman of JERA Co., Inc. in April 2016. He acted as senior advisor to JERA from its founding in April 2015 until becoming Chairman.
Mr Gordenker has long involvement in Japan and global energy. He lived in Japan in the 1980s and, after graduate studies in law and international affairs, he began practicing law in Washington DC. He was a partner of White & Case LLP based in Tokyo from 2000 to 2014, in the firm’s global energy practice, focusing on LNG and power.
JERA is a joint venture of Chubu Electric and TEPCO F&P. Its business spans the energy value chain including LNG to power generation.