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Fumitaka Machida

Senior Research Fellow


Fumitaka Machida joined The Export-Import Bank of Japan (current JBIC) in 1992 and has got experience in the field of international finance such as sovereign loan, corporate finance, project finance, equity investment, fund business, securitization in Asia and Oceania, Europe, Middle East, and Africa, and he is the former Chief Representative of Regional Headquarters for Asia and Pacific, JBIC (2012-2016). With his track record as banker in PPP infrastructure projects to win several Deal of the Year prizes and experience on policy coordination among governments, multilateral development banks and international forums, he became Counsellor and Special Advisor, National Policy Unit of Cabinet Secretariat, Government of Japan, appointed by Prime Minister in 2009, and he has working experience as member of Board of Directors at investment bank and infrastructure companies in Asia. He is now working for ERIA as ERIA Financial Expert (2016-now) and Senior Fellow of Healthcare Service (2020-now).

  • Infrastructure and Smart Cities
  • Finance and Investment
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare Services



2002 Advanced Research Program, Harvard University
1992 Bachelor of Low Degree, Keio University
2020 - Present  Senior Fellow of Healthcare Service, ERIA
2016 - Present  ERIA Financial Expert, ERIA
2016 - Present  CEO, AseanPlus Consulting
2012 - 2016  Chief Representative, Regional Headquarters for Asia and Pacific, JBIC
2009 - 2012 Counselor and Special Advisor, National Policy Unit, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of Japan
2008 - 2009  Chief Representative, Representative Office in Singapore, JBIC
2007 - 2008  Resident Director (Singapore), Investment Banking Department, JBIC
2004 - 2007  Deputy Director, Policy and Strategy Department, JBIC
2002 - 2004  Deputy Director, Asia, and Oceania Finance Department, JBIC
ERIA Publications
ERIA Chapters
Select Publications

Machida, F., F. Kimura (2006). Nikkei 'Keizai Kyoshitsu', Nikkei Inc.

Machida, F. (2010). 'Deployment of Integrated Infrastructure System under New Growth Strategy by Government of Japan',ESP 2010 Autumn. ESP

Machida, F. (2013). Series contribution 'Asia Overview'Foreign Investment and Finance (Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sept, and Nov 2013). JOI

Machida, F. (2015). Series contribution 'Asia Overview'Foreign Investment and Finance (Mar, Jul, and Nov 2015). JOI

Nakatani, H., F. Machida, Y. Honda, H. Kobayashi, E. Kitano, T. Inamura, T. Kondo (2021), 'Approach of Medical Excellence JAPAN to create platforms of collaboration in Asia', Global Health & Medicine, 3(16), pp.401-405.