ISHII Yoshi(aki)

ISHII Yoshi(aki)

ISHII Yoshi(aki)

Consulting Fellow

Director, Science, Technology and Innovation, Cabinet Office

Activities at RIETI


SME and Venture Business Policy, Industrial Organization, Innovation Policy


2012 Ph.D., Graduate school of Commerce, Waseda University
2000 M.B.A., Aoyama Gakuin University
1987 B.A. (Law), Okayama University
Credits: University of California at Berkeley, Graduate School of Public Policy


2018 Director, Science, Technology and Innovation, Cabinet Office
2012 Director, New Business Policy Office, Economic and Industrial Policy Bureau, METI
2010 Regional Economic and Industrial Policy Group, METI
2008 Director, Industrial Promotion Division, Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry, Ota City
2006-2008 Fund Planning Division, Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN (SMRJ)
2003-2006 Industrial Organization Division, Economic and Industrial Policy Bureau
2000-2003 Business Support Division, Small and Medium Enterprise Agency
1997-2000 International R&D Cooperation Division, Agency of Industrial Science and Technology
1994-1996 Environmental Protection and Industrial Location Bureau
1992-1994 Small and Medium Enterprise Agency

Selected Publications and Papers

"An Evaluation of the SME management Consulting System in Japan," 2002, OECD DSTI Discussion Paper

"Venture Capital and its Governance: The Emergence of Equity Financing Conduits in Japan," (co-authored) 2007, Aoki, Corporate Governance in Japan