ACEF Speaker 2021

Takashi Omote

Deputy Director-general For Industrial Science, Technology, And Environmental Policy,
METI, Japan

Mr. Omote is Deputy Director-General for Industrial Science, Technology and Environmental Policy at the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of the Government of Japan. Mr. Omote has previously held several energy and environment-related positions, including Executive Director, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) in 2017-2019, and Director for International Cooperation Office, Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy in 2007-2008. Mr. Omote also had diplomatic experience as Minister at the Mission of Japan to the European Union in Brussels, Belgium in 2015-2017. Mr. Omote is a graduate of Faculty of Law at University of Tokyo. He studied industrial management at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.


  • Deep Dive Workshop: Finance to Accelerate Energy Transition in Asia and Pacific: Public Sector Initiatives and Good Practices of Private Sector (ADB, Japan METI)