Nagoya University of Commerce and Business Graduate School
Degree in History, Cambridge University. Formerly: taught at Paris University-Dauphine and Tokyo Institute of Technology. 1996-2001: career in energy policy-making and implementation, International Energy Agency; also with METI. 2002-05, Vice-President, Japan National Oil Corporation. Currently, Professor of Energy Geopolitics and Public Policy-Making, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business Graduate School. Member of the Board, SOC Corp., Tokyo; Board Chairman, FairCourt Capital, London. Member, Global Agenda Council on New Energy Architecture, World Economic Forum. Interests: new dimension of energy and environmental policies.