IRINO Yasukazu

IRINO Yasukazu

IRINO Yasukazu

Consulting Fellow

Director-General for International Affairs and Public Relations in Small and Medium Enterprise Policy Small and Medium Enterprise Agency(METI)

Expertise

Creative Cluster, Branding Theory, Social Capital / Human Capital ("Life Based on Two Sites for Creative Human Resources and Formation of Smart Areas on the back of Networking"), History, Industrial Legislation (Intellectual Property Rights, SMEs, Energy, etc.), International Politics (Security, International Strategy for Energy Resources, etc.), Innovation

Education

1987 Graduated from law degree Tokyo University

Experience

2019 Director-General for International Affairs and Public Relations in Small and Medium Enterprise Policy Small and Medium Enterprise Agency(METI)
2017 Executive Vice President, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
2017 Deputy Director-General for Trade Policy, Trade Policy Bureau, METI
2014 Head of Singapore Office, Chief Representative for Asia and Oceania, NEXI Singapore (Special adviser of METI)
2011 Director General for the SME Planning Department, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
2008 Senior Fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry
2007 Director of Business Support Department, Small and Medium-sizes Enterprise Agency (METI)
2006 Director of Petroleum Distribution and Retail Division Agency, Natural Resources and Energy (METI)
2005 Chief Representative for Parliament affairs, Minister's Secretariat (METI)
2002 Commercial Counsellor, Embassy of Japan, UK
2001 Deputy-director, Policy Planning division of Agency of Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy ,Trade and Industry(METI)
1999 Executive Assistant to the Secretary of State of METI
1996 Deputy-director, Patent Office, METI
1993 Visiting Fellow, Stanford University
1991 Deputy-director, Export Division of Trade Bureau, METI
1987 Ministry of International Trade and Industry (METI) Int'l Trade Bureau