Takashi Hongo

  • Senior Fellow, Mitsui & Co. Global Strategic Studies Institute

Takashi Hongo analyzes climate change mitigation and adaptation, including emission trading and climate finance, water and low carbon infrastructure and biodiversity and provides advice to Mitsui & Co.. He seeks for market based solutions, combined with diffusion and innovation of technology, and proposes “Game Change” under climate and energy constraints.

Before joining the institute, he worked for the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC, Special Advisor and Head of Environment Finance Engineering Department) and drafted JBIC Environment Guideline and J-MRV Guideline for measurement of GHG emission reduction at projects. He has rich experiences of finance for energy and infrastructure projects.