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Announcement: New Appointment of Head, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo

Announcement: New Appointment of Head, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo


We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Hiroshi KUNIYOSHI as Head of UNIDO ITPO Tokyo. Dr. Kuniyoshi has assumed the position effective 1 January 2016.

Dr. Hiroshi KUNIYOSHI                                                            






January, 2016 Head, United Nations Industrial Development Organization,
Investment and Technology Promotion Office, Tokyo (UNIDO ITPO Tokyo)
September, 2012    Executive Director,
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
July, 2009 Director General, Economic Policy Department, Kansai Bureau of
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
August, 2006 Professor, Frontier Research Center,
Tokyo Institute of Technology
July, 2004 Director, Nuclear Safety Commission,
Prime Minister’s Cabinet Office
June, 2003 Special Adviser to the Director General,
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
June, 2000 Senior Adviser to the Director General, UNIDO
June, 1998 Director for Advanced Reactor Development,
Agency of Natural Resources and Energy, METI
June, 1997 Director, Overseas Communication Office,
International Trade Policy Bureau, METI
April, 1984 Joined Ministry of International Trade and Industry (now known as METI)



        Ph.D. in Energy Science, Kyoto University
        M.Phil. in International Relations, University of Cambridge
        B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering, University of Tokyo