Yukari Yamashita
Director of Energy Data and Modelling Centre


As a Board Member for the Institute and Director in Charge of the Energy Data and Modelling Center, she is responsible for quantitative and qualitative analyses on energy policy issues. In the aftermath of the tsunami and nuclear incident, her team’s analyses and recommendations contributed greatly to the electricity saving campaign and continue to this day to contribute to the debate regarding a national energy mix for Japan. She has been serving as a member of various government councils and committees in the fields of energy and science & technologies. She has been leading miscellaneous international and regional programs in the area of energy cooperation through IEA, APEC, ERIA and IPEEC. She is currently a member of the Zayed Future Energy Prize Selection Committee (United Arab Emirates), a Council member and Asia-Oceania Chapter representative of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) and a Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) Ambassador of Japan, an initiative under Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM).