ACEF Speaker 2021

Akihisa Kuriyama

Policy Researcher,
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies

Akihisa Kuriyama joined the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) in 2011. He had engaged in supporting the CO2 mitigation projects in the energy sector of Southeast Asian countries and conducted quantitative analysis on the international mechanisms such as the Kyoto mechanism. For the domestic issues in Japan, he worked for analysis to develop scenarios towards a decarbonized society, to assess long and medium-term goals. He also engaged in projects to promote renewable energies such as Japan’s power system analysis and just transition issues.


  • Regional Session: Carbon Emissions Peaking in Asia and the Pacific (ADB - East Asia Regional Department)