Hideo Hato

Hideo Hato

President
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan

Mr. Hideo Hato serves as President of the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO). He has held this position since July 2011.

Mr. Hato has more than 30 years of professional experience working for the Government of Japan. Previous positions include Deputy for New Business Policy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI); Deputy Director-General of the Manufacturing Industries Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI); and Director-General, Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, METI.

Mr. Hato holds a JD from the University of Tokyo Faculty of Law, and also holds a degree from the Ecole Nationale d\\\'Administration, France.