ERIA Welcomes New COO Koji Hachiyama
Jakarta, 30 July 2019: he Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Koji Hachiyama as the Institute's new Chief Operating Officer and Director-General of Administration and Personnel Department.
Mr Hachiyama started his career in the Ministry of International Trade and Industry of Japan (now known as the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry) in 1992 and served in various positions throughout the years.
This is Mr Hachiyama’s second time working in Jakarta, after a four-year service as the Second Secretary in the Embassy of Japan in Indonesia from 1997 to 2001.
In the past two years, Mr Hachiyama served as the Counsellor in the National Strategy Office of Information and Communication Technology, the Cabinet Secretariat of Japan. From 2014 to 2017, he served as the Director of Information Technology Development in JETRO New York and the Head of the New York Representative Office of Japan’s Information Technology Promotion Agency.
Mr Hachiyama obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Engineering from the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.