Fred H. Hutchison is Executive Director of LNG Allies a nonprofit organization working to expedite and maximize LNG exports to create U.S. jobs and economic growth, enhance the energy security of America’s allies, and improve human and environmental conditions worldwide. An advocate, communicator, and entrepreneur, Fred has been a government and public relations generalist for more than four decades and is a trusted adviser to private and public sector leaders worldwide. He was formerly a legislative assistant for energy and natural resources for U.S. Sen. Frank Church and earned a B.S. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Douglas C. Hengel is Senior Consultant to LNG Allies, Senior Fellow at The German Marshall Fund of the United States, and an adjunct faculty member at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. A former Foreign Service Officer, Doug was Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. embassies in Rome and Bratislava, and also served at the U.S. missions in the Czech Republic, Peru, and Venezuela. In Washington, he was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Energy, Sanctions, and Commodities from 2007 to 2010, where his responsibilities included formulating and advancing U.S. international energy security policy, including relations with the International Energy Agency in Paris. Doug has a B.A. from Colgate University and a M.A. in Public Policy from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton.