VP, Business Development
Total Gas and Power (part of Total SA)
Tom Earl graduated in 1996 from City University, London with a degree in engineering, specialising in aerodynamics. After attending Fort Bragg Military Academy, North Carolina, Tom joined Total in 1998, at Total Gas Marketing in London. After various positions in the trading division of the newly combined Total, Elf and Petrofina operations, he became head of the natural gas options desk and subsequently managed the natural gas trading desk.
After working on LNG related projects in the USA, Russia and Qatar, Tom was appointed Head of Electricity Trading at Total in 2006. In 2011, he moved to Houston, Texas as head of Total’s North America trading desks for Natural Gas, LNG, LPG, Ethane, Coal and Petcoke. In December 2015 Tom was appointed Vice President of Development for Total’s global natural gas and LNG activities whose development teams are located in Singapore, Paris, London and Houston.