Dr Sumie Nakayama
Appointed 1 February 2019, Dr Sumie Nakayama is currently the Executive Officer at Electric Power Development Co., Ltd (J-POWER), holds the position of Committee member for the Sustainable CCS Project by Japan's Ministry of the Environment and is also a Professor for the Graduate School of Management at Kyoto University.
Dr Nakayama has established her expertise in research of global energy and climate policy, including the development of low carbon technologies incorporating CCS, and is a specialist in model-based energy demand/supply analysis. She worked as a visiting researcher at the Center for Energy and Environment Policy Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dr Nakayama holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Master of Engineering in Energy Science and PhD from Graduate School of Tokyo Institute of Technology.