Tatsuo Masuda is a Strategic Committee member of Elion House. He is a Permanent Monitoring Panel Member of the World Federation of Scientists, which has grown to more than 10,000 scientists drawn from 110 countries to promote international collaboration in science and technology between scientists and researchers worldwide. He is also Expert Network Member of the World Economic Forum (WEF), Advisory Panel Member of The Windsor Energy Group (London), Chairman of FairCourt Capital (London), Auditor of SOC Corporation (a world-leading manufacturer of micro fuse in Tokyo), and Professor at Kaishi University of Japan.
Mr. Masuda contributed to WEF’s Global Agenda Council on the Decarbonising Energy and Shaping the Future of Energy initiatives which aims to accelerate technological innovation in sustainable energy to decarbonise the energy mix and catalyze their implementation which is critical to tackling the world’s environmental challenges at the speed required to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Mr. Masuda has extensive experience in the energy industry and served as Vice President of Japan National Oil Corporation (JNOC), Advisor to Japan Petroleum Exploration Corporation (JAPEX), Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) where he was responsible for producing the monthly Oil Market report. Mr. Masuda started his career as a Diplomat of the Foreign Office of Japan and assumed several posts related to energy policymaking at the Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI) in Tokyo.
Mr. Masuda is active in education and has taught at the Tokyo Institute of Technology on technological innovation (2005-2009), Paris University-Dauphine on energy/ climate geopolitics (2005-2010), and Nagoya University of Commerce and Business Graduate School on energy/ climate nexus (2005-2018).