Hidetoshi Nishimura

President, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)

Prof. Hidetoshi Nishimura has an extensive career in international affairs.

He joined the Ministry of International Trade and Industry in 1976 and has assumed numerous positions since, including Representative of the Asia-Pacific Region of the Japan Overseas Development Corporation, Director of the Southeast Asia and Pacific Division of the Trade Policy Bureau, and Vice Governor for International Affairs of Ehime Prefecture among others. He assumed position of ERIA Executive Director in June 2008 and subsequently was appointed as its first President and was then reappointed as President for a third five-year term. He is also visiting Professor of Waseda University, Darma Persada University, Honorable Professor of Guangxi University, and Fellow of Musashino Institute for Global Affairs, Musashino University.

Hidetoshi Nishimura is speaking at the following WCEF2018 session:

Mon 22 October at 16:30 : Social, Environmental and Economic Benefits from Circular Economy in Developing Countries


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