Fellow Researchers Profile



Research Director

Project Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP) and Institute for Future Initiative (IFI), the Unoversity of Tokyo

[Research Themes]
Legal Analysis of decarbonized energy policy
Innovation-based solutions to global warming
Workshop Study Group on Next-Generation Nuclear Atomic Vision
Analysis on changes in market and industrial structures arising from decarbonization


  • Natural resources, energy, environment and the policy

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1987 MPA, John F.Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
1981 BA in Law, the University of Tokyo


2021- Research Director, The Canon Institute for Global Studies
2019-2020 Senior Research Fellow, The Canon Institute for Global Studies
2016-2019 Research Director, The Canon Institute for Global Studies
2011-present Project Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP), The University of Tokyo
2010- Senior Advisor for Lont-term Policy, International Energy Agency (IEA)
2008- Deputy Director, Directorate for Science Technology and Industry, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
2006- Head, Country Studies Division, IEA
2004- Director, Services Policy Division, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
2002- Counsellor, the Permanent Mission of Japan to the International Organizations in Geneva
2001- Director, Petroleum Retail and Distribution Division, METI
1998- Director, Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI) New York
1981 Joined the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)


  • Sugiyama, M., Sakata, I., Shiroyama, H., Yoshikawa, H. and Taniguchi, T., 2016. Research management: Five years on from Fukushima. Nature, 531(7592), pp. 29-31.
  • Shiroyama, H., Yoshikawa, H., Sato, C. and Orsi, R., 2015. The Future of Energy Policy in East Asia. Handbook of Clean Energy Systems. Wiley CO.
  • UTokyo Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI) The University of Tokyo, (2015) "Improving Electricity Access in Myanmar: A Bottom-up Perspective"