Masanori Yoshikai

May. 1972 Joined Ministry of International Trade and Industry (currently Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
Apr. 1982 Associate Professor, Graduate School of Policy Science, Saitama University
Mar. 1989 Director, London Metal Centre, JAPAN EXTERNAL TRADE ORGANIZATION (JETRO)
Jun. 1998 Deputy Director-General for International Affairs, Machinery and Information Industries Bureau, METI
Jun. 2000 Deputy Director-General for International Affairs, Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment Bureau, METI
Jul. 2001 Deputy Director-General for International Affairs, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau, METI
Jul. 2002 Trustee and Director of Planning Headquarters, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, AIST
Aug. 2007 Joined Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., as Chief Engineer
Apr. 2009 Managing Executive Officer, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
Jun. 2013 Advisor, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (current position)
Jun. 2014 External Director of JVCKENWOOD Corporation (current position)
Mar. 2016 Chief Director of Institute for Future Engineering (current position)
May. 2016 Chief Director of Study Group on Japan’s Goals in the 21st Century (Specified Non-Profit Organization) (current position)

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Advisor of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
Chief Director of Institute for Future Engineering
Chief Director of Study Group on Japan’s Goals in the 21st Century (Specified Non-Profit Organization)