Gary Smith's career in oil and gas spans 35 years, including 20 years with Shell in various roles including General Manager of LNG shipping and most recently 5 years with Caltex Australia (a Chevron affiliate) as General Manager Refining, Supply and Distribution.
Between 2002 and 2005 Gary served as President and Director of SIGTTO (Society of International Gas Tanker and Terminal Operators). Gary was CEO of Golar LNG in the period 2006 to 2009 and during this time oversaw the Company's entry into the then non-existent
FSRU business and made the first preparations for the company's subsequent pursuit of floating liquefaction projects. Gary re-joined Golar as CEO in February 2015.