Hisashi YoshikawaHisashi YoshikawaProject Professor
Hisashi Yoshikawa is a Project Professor of the Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo, and also belongs to the Policy Alternatives Research Institute. Before he started to work in the University in September 2011, he worked both in the International Energy Agency (IEA) as Senior Advisor for Long-Term Policy and in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) as Deputy Director of the Directorate of Science, Technology and Industry (STI). He also worked in the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of the Japanese Government and held director positions including Director of the Service Affairs Policy Division and Director of the Petroleum Distribution Division. His interests include policy planning and implementation, particularly in the field of energy. He received his master’s degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, in 1987 and a BA in law from the University of Tokyo in 1981. He works as Advisor for the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF) and Senior Research Fellow of the Canon Institute for Global Strategy (CIGS).