Mr. Kazuyuki Imazato is Director General of Representative Office in Europe of New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), since July 2021. He’s currently responsible for strengthening relationship between Japan and Europe in the energy, industrial technology and environmental areas, and promoting related activities. Before entering NEDO, as an official of Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japanese government, he has long and diversified career in policymaking of science and technology and innovation, of manufacturing industry and of energy industry since 2003. His academic background is molecular biology and public policy management. He has a bachelor and a Master of Science from Tokyo University (Japan) and a master in public policy management from Carnegie Mellon University (USA).