Director for CCUS Policy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan
Norihiko Saeki serves as the Director for CCUS Policy, the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy (ANRE), the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI). He is responsible for formulating national strategy for Carbon Capture, Utilization and Sequestration (CCUS) in the Japanese government and currently engaged in drafting CCUS Business Act and CCUS Diplomacy as well. Prior to assuming this duty, Mr. Saeki was the Executive Director at Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Los Angeles office and oversees and coordinates the collaboration program of “J-Bridge”. He holds a Bachelors degree from the University of Tokyo, has been a visiting scholar at Johns Hopkins University SAIS and completed the Mamagement Acceleration Program at the Anderson School of Management UCLA.