ERIA's Special Advisor on Energy Affairs Shigeru Kimura graduated from the Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences, Hosei University in 1973. After graduation, he started working 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.
Energy statistics and modelings
Bachelor Degree in Management Science College of Technology, HOSEI University
Special Adviser to President of ERIA Economic Research Institute for Asean and East Asia, Jakarta, Indonesia
Director and Senior Research Fellow Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)
Head of Statistics Information Group Energy Data and Modelling Center (EDMC), Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)
Manager of Econometrics Group Research Institute of CRC