Executive Researcher, New Energy System Group, Clean Energy Unit

Fields of Study : Climate Policy, Renewable and New Energy Policy, International Relations, Participatory Processes, Resource Management

M.A. in Education, Kagawa University Graduate School of Education
B.A in Law, Keio University
2000 Industrial Bank of Japan
2001 Freelance researcher and consultant in climate and energy policy
2009 Project Researcher, Global Environmental Forum
2019 Visiting Researcher, Institute of Dialog of Environmental Policies
2019 Cooperating Researcher, Kagawa University
2019 The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan


  • Human resource development in new and renewable energy fields in emerging economies
  • APEC & ERIA Energy Resilience Enhancement Projects
  • Chile-Japan Green Ammonia Supply Chain Development
  • Various consultancies with private companies and organizations

Papers & Publications:

<Book Translation>
  • Hughes, J. D. (2018) An introduction to environmental history (Japanese translation of What is environmental history? (What is History Series). Cambridge: Polity Press). Iwanami Shoten. to be published on October 26, 2018

Conference Presentations:

<Activities on committees and international conferences>
  • Consultant to Japanese Delegation at AR5 and AR6 IPCC plenary meetings
  • ISO/TC 207/SC 1/WG 11 International Expert
  • Japan Standards Association, Environmental Management System Subcommittee member
  • 30th IEEJ Energy Webinar “Briefing on Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change. Working Group III Contribution to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report” (April 25, 2022)
  • 46th IEEJ Energy Webinar “Decarbonizing Asian Economies with Green Hydrogen” (February 27, 2023)
  • 10th IEEJ Webinar for the World “Decarbonizing Asian Economies with Green Hydrogen” (March 29, 2023)
  • 51st IEEJ Energy Webinar “Briefing on AR6 Synthesis Report: Climate Change 2023” (April 4, 2023)
  • RISKWORLD 2023: A World of Resilience “Collaboration with an Energy Resiliency Working Group”

Activity on Committee :

  • Association for East Asian Environmental History (AEAEH)