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Ken Koyama

Chief Economist & Managing Director,
Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)

Ken Koyama
Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)

Dr. Ken Koyama is the Chief Economist and Managing Director at the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ). He also takes a position of Visiting Professor at Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Tokyo, Adjunct Professor at Institute of Innovative Research at Tokyo Institute of Technology, and Council Member of International Association for Energy Economics. He was awarded the degree of: (1) B.A. in Economics in 1982 from Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan; (2) M.A. in Economics in 1986 from Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan; and (3) PhD in 2001 from University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland.

His specialized field of research is: energy security issues and geopolitics of energy; and analysis for global energy market and policy issues with emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region.

He has served as a member of energy policy related advisory councils and committees of Japanese government in many occasions. He also plays a role as: a member of International Advisory Board, Energy Academy Europe (Netherland), International Advisor (Chair in Energy Economics) at Energy Commission of Tenaga Nasional University (Malaysia) and Visiting Senior Fellow at Institute for International Economic Studies. He was awarded the BrandLaureate’s "Brand Personality Award 2016".