Dr Yuta Hirose
Yuta is an Industrial Fellow at the IfM Education and Consultancy Services (IfM ECS). He is working with small, medium and large organisations in the Asia-Pacific region, with a particular focus on strategic roadmapping, innovation and technology management, policy research and training relating to science, technology and innovation. Yuta has a Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of Cambridge. He also has a M.Sc. in Sustainability Science from The University of Tokyo in Japan, a B.Eng. in Chemical Engineering and a B.Com. in Finance from The University of Melbourne in Australia.
Yuta is interested in knowledge and technology transfer including technology venturing and commercialisation, cross-border business and industrial development, and the role of management processes and tools such as roadmapping play in supporting them.
Previously Yuta worked in business and strategy development support at a Japanese trading house and as a consultant at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). During his time at UNIDO, he worked on a series of technology transfer projects and capacity building events for technology and manufacturing companies in Japan, in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI). Recently, Yuta joined UNIDO as a consultant again, supporting international technology transfer and cooperation.