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Ryuzo Sugimoto

Ryuzo Sugimoto

Director of International Cooperation and Sustainable Infrastructure office, Ministry of Environment - Japan

Bio

Ryuzo is currently in charge of environmental cooperation between Asian and African countries, including promotion of environmental infrastructure in developing countries. Before this position, he was dispatched to Asian Development Bank (ADB) as environment Specialist until June 2016 and was in charge of safeguarding including environment impact assessment, establishment and implementation of Japan Fund for Joint Crediting Mechanism (JFJCM), and adaptation to climate change, and coordination with Japanese organisations. He was involved in national policy development on climate change, including the road map for Japanese mid-term GHG reduction targets.