Shigeru Kimura

Shigeru Kimura

POSITION


Special Adviser to President of ERIA on Energy Affairs

PROFILE


He was graduated from the Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences, the Hosei University in 1973. After graduation, he started to work for Century Research Center Co. (CRC), one of Japanese think tanks and became manager of Economic Group, Research Institute of CRC in 1988. He joined the Energy Data and Modelling Center (EDMC), the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ) as head of Statistics Information Office in 1993 and became Senior Research Fellow in 2005. He has been engaged in preparation of energy statistics in APEC region as coordinator and energy modeling work applying econometric and input-output approaches for a long time. Using these expertises, he has been conducting capacity building on energy statistics and energy outlook modeling in Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) region for more than 10 years. He has been also in charge as leader of Working Group for Preparation of Energy Outlook and Analysis of Energy Saving Potential in East Asia, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) from 2007. From August 2013, he has been in charge of Special Adviser to Executive Director on Energy Affairs of ERIA additionally. He retired IEEJ in September 2015 and moved to ERIA completely keeping same position.

EXPERTISE


  • Energy statistics and modelings

EDUCATION


1973

Bachelor Degree in Management Science
College of Technology, HOSEI University

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


2012- present

Special Adviser to President of ERIA
Economic Research Institute for Asean and East Asia, Jakarta, Indonesia

2005-2012

Director and Senior Research Fellow
Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)

1993-2005 Head of Statistics Information Group
Energy Data and Modelling Center (EDMC), Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)
1988-1992 Manager of Econometrics Group
Research Institute of CRC
1973-1988 Employee of Century Research Center Co. (CRC)

RECENT PUBLICATIONS


Working Paper and Report

  • “Energy Statistics in ASEAN”, PETROTECH、VOL.19 NO.4、1996
  • APEC Energy Statistics”, Study on Economics and Statistics、VOL.24-III、1996
  • “Energy Saving Potential in East Asia”, JETRO Sensor, July 2008

OTHERS


1998-2001: Chairman, Committee on Basic Research of LPG Demand and Supply Trend, LPGC

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