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Principal Economist

Specialty:India's Economy, Politics and Business

---Economiy, politics and business in India and South Asian Countries
---The latest trend in the Islamic World


Born in 1963
1988 Graduated Waseda Univ. Faculty of Economics, entered NIKKEI
1997~2001 NIKKEI Bahrain and Tehran bureau chief. Made the detailed reports on Gulf Arab countries, Iran, Iraq,Turkey, etc.
2001~2004 Reported the front-lines of Anti-terror war aftermath in South Asian and the Middle East countries.
Also made an intensive coverage of humanitaran aid mission in Iraq by Japanese Self Defence Force.
2004~2008 NIKKEI New Delhi Bureau Chief. In charge of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan.
2008~2013 Shifted to JCER. Engaged in a series of research in economy and politics of India and South Asian countries
2013~2017 Deputy editor of NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW as a launching member
2016~    Returned to JCER, concurrently holding the title of Senior Editor in NKKEI
2009~    Lecturer in Meiji Univ. School of Global Japanese Studies "Indian Economy"
〃 ~  Regular member of India Workshop in Policy Research Institute of Ministry of Finance
  2017~    News commentator in "NIKKEI Plus 10" of BS Japan


Feb 2015  JETRO Saitama Forum
〃    Abeam Consulting, lecturing for the emploees
Jun 2016 Series of lectures for Kobe univ. Graduate School, "Asian Economy"
Sep 2016 Lecture on "Asian Business Environment" for the employees of DNP
Nov 2017 Nikkei Relay Lectures, "Business and Economy in ASEAN and India" at Nagasaki Prefectural univ.
Mar 2018 Lecture on "Space research and development in India" as the Leadership Development Program for Space Exploration and Research
〃    Lecture "Evaluation for Modinomics" at Institute for International Studies and Training
Dec 2018 "Latest situation of Business in India and the challenges in industries" Research seminar in Keio Institute of East Asian Studies, Keio Univ.
Oct 2020 "Perspective of India-China showdown and Indian politics amid Coronavirus" Mizuho India Seminar, Mizuho Bank