Masao Takahashi

Head of Institutional Membership; Member of Executive Committee, World Economic Forum

B.Eng., M.eng in Naval Engineering, Yokohama National University, Japan; MBA(Bilingual), IESE Business School, Spain; Exchange research program, Naval Engineering, Escola Politécnica, University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil. 20+ years' experience in business development, management consulting, policy reform, public-private partnership (PPP), and CSR. 2000-2010 Chief consultant/ Senior Researcher, Nomura Research Institute ltd. the leading thinktank, Japan. Since 2010, with the World Economic Forum, various leadership roles including: Business Engagement-Asia (south Asia, South East Asia, and Japan), Membership Programs, Technology Pioneers, and Regional Agenda (Japan).