Masao Takahashi

Head of Forum Members, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum

2000, MEng in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Yokohama National University, Japan; 2008, MBA, IESE Business School, Universidad de Navarra, Spain; 2013, Master's in Global Leadership, World Economic Forum. 2000-10: Chief Consultant, Nomura Research Institute, Japan, as Project Lead and Team Leader for corporate strategy, management reform, privatization, public-private partnership (PPP), policy reform (deregulation, development aid), CSR; Government Committee Member, national university privatization support, Center for National University Finance and Management, Japan; Research Assistant, IESE Platform for Strategy and Sustainability, IESE Business School. Since 2010, with the World Economic Forum, including: Global Leadership Fellow, Community Manager for Japan; Associate Director, Head of Business Engagement, Asia (South-East Asia, South Asia, Japan); currently, Director, Head of Business Engagement, Japan.