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Tuesday, April 5 • 12:30pm - 1:20pm
Regional Focus Lunch: Japan
Japan's energy market reforms: opportunities for investors

Japan is reforming its energy sector starting with completion of liberalisation of its $150bn electricity retail market. What opportunities will there for be international players? 

*Hosted by JETRO

Moderator
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Ali Izadi-Najafabadi

Head of Japan, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Ali oversees an analyst team focused on research and analysis of Japan’s energy sector. His prior experience includes working at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, and the fuel cell manufacturer, Ballard Power Systems. Ali has an undergraduate degree in Engineering Physics and a Masters in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia, and a Doctorate in Materials Science from Meijo... Read More →

Speakers
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Takaya Kishi

Director, Policy Planning Division, Executive Office of Electricity Market Surveillance Commission, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan
Since the Commission established last September to carry out the most drastic electricity system reform ever in sixty years, he has been leading the electricity market surveillance and rule-making activities for Japan’s USD160 billion liberalized electricity market. (Work Experience) 2015-       Current position 2014-2015   Director, Trade Policy Division 2012-2014   Director... Read More →
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Daiki Nakajima

Project Manager, Business Development, JETRO New York
Daiki Nakajima is currently Project Manager for JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) specializing in promoting bilateral investments between US and Japan. His role on the team requires following the market in various industries spanning from energy, IT, finance, agriculture, and many more, both in the US and Japan while assisting Japan expansion strategies for the target industry clients. Most recently, Daiki has been appointed the Japan... Read More →


Tuesday April 5, 2016 12:30pm - 1:20pm
Grand Hyatt New York 109 East 42nd Street, New York, New York, USA, 10017