About Satoshi YAMAMOTO
  • Economic Research Fellow, Japanese Consulate-General in Shanghai

Economic Research Fellow in Shanghai, researching CSR and social impact in China and Judge of Hult Prize Tokyo Regional Summit 2019, preparing to serve for impact investing and social enterprise incubation in China from 2020.
7 languages (Japanese-Native/ English-Fluent/ Chinese-Advanced/ Korean-Upper Intermediate/ French-Intermediate/ Russian-Basic/ Khmer-Basic).
First served for Mitsubishi Corporation for production, trade and investment management across Asia from 2012 to 2015, based in Tokyo, Shanghai, Ho Chi Minh City and Jakarta. After Master’s program in Geneva, served as Economic Affairs Officer for Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat in Seoul for East Asian economic cooperation from July 2017 to May 2018 before moving to Japanese Consulate-General in Shanghai.
Having received Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from Keio University in 2011, also studied East Asian Politics at University of Hong Kong and Yonsei University as exchange student in 2010. Later received Master in Development Studies from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) in Geneva in 2017, specializing in employment policy and skills development in Cambodia. Additionally, conducted research consulting for International Labour Organization (ILO) headquarters in Geneva and ILO Cambodia office in 2016 and independent field research for Master’s dissertation in Cambodia in 2017.

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