ACEF Speaker

Atsumasa Sakai

Senior Energy Specialist,
Asian Development Bank

Atsumasa Sakai is primarily responsible for spearheading emerging technologies and best practices in the energy sector. He led the development of Mongolia's first utility-scale battery station project (80MW/200MWh) and currently directs pioneering studies, including Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) in the People’s Republic of China and India, and collaborative initiatives for regional smart grid integration among Central Asian countries. Prior to joining ADB, he gained valuable experience working with the World Bank and a prominent Japanese power utility.


  • Session 4.3: Carbon Removal Financing and Technologies for the Industrial Sector